Healthy Cooking Tips: Olive Oil

Make sure to check out all of our Healthy Cooking Tips including Homemade Salad Dressings and Kitchen Seasonings. You will learn how to make your own Homemade Taco Seasoning and also a delicious Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe!    Healthy cooking is easy. In many cases, your favorite recipes can be modified so they offer a healthier alternative. Get all the flavor with less fat and calories! Do you ever wonder which oils to cook … [Read more...]

Healthy Cooking Tips: Homemade Salad Dressings Recipe

Healthy Cooking Tips: Homemade Salad Dressings Recipe Want to lose weight but not flavor? Today you will learn how to make Homemade Salad Dressings Recipes! Learn how you can spice up your meals and give them lots of great flavor without all the added calories. Last week, I shared with you, Healthy Cooking Tips with your Kitchen Seasonings. Making homemade seasonings is cheaper and also better for you in my opinion. You can make your … [Read more...]

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe

Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe With these basic ingredients, you can create an Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe. Start with these basics and then customize to complement your salad ingredients. Below is your Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe. Enjoy! [mpprecipe-recipe:239] Hope you enjoy this Easy Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Recipe! <a H … [Read more...]

Homemade Organic Vegetable Wash

Make sure your produce is pesticide free with these alternatives to expensive vegetable wash. Homemade Organic Vegetable Wash is so much cheaper and better for you in my opinion.  Did You Know: You should wash the outsides of melons before cutting through them? If you don’t, the knife will drag the pesticides/dirt/bacteria from the outside rind into the melon as you cut. Here is what you will need to make your own Homemade Organic Vegetable Wa … [Read more...]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe This recipe only takes a couple minutes to put together and costs less than buying pre-packaged taco seasoning. It also has less salt and no artificial additives or preservatives. I like to know what I feeding my family and a lot of times I can't even read the ingredients listed on the store bought packages. After you make this, you can store it in an airtight container for up to 6 months. I keep mine in the … [Read more...]

Healthy Cooking Tips: Kitchen Seasonings

Healthy Cooking Tips with your Kitchen Seasonings Learn how you can spice up your meals and give them lots of great flavor without all the added calories. Be sure to check out our homemade taco seasoning mix recipe that is delicious and so much better than the store bought packages of taco seasoning. Kitchen Seasonings: Herbs, spices and other seasonings are a natural and healthy way to add a lot of flavor to your recipes without adding a … [Read more...]

How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial

Hope you enjoy our How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial My daughter loves makeup and doing video tutorials so I thought I would let her do a How to: Easy Smokey Eye Tutorial on me! We used products that I already had on hand to create the Smokey Eye look. I've always thought that it was complicated but a creating a smokey eye can be pretty simple! All you need to remember to do is blend, blend and then blend some more! We used the Naked 2 Palette fr … [Read more...]

How to Make Buttercream Frosting and Techniques

Would like to learn How to Make Buttercream Frosting and how to make a smooth or textured buttercream finish? If you're a brand-new baker, you will learn how to cut, level, fill and crumbcoat your layers like a professional, then add simple fondant and piped accents. What You'll Learn in Modern Buttercream Make Swiss buttercream with confidence in any climate Cut, level and fill cake layers, then apply a flawless crumb coat Create a s … [Read more...]

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Recipe

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Recipe How would you like to surprise your kids with this delicious treat!!! This would make a great Valentines Day treat for your kids and even the teachers! {if you are allowed to bring in homemade treats!} During Valentine’s Day, it is very common to give chocolates or sweet, heart shaped cookies or candies to your loved ones. And instead of buying one from a store, making your own chocolate, cookies, or o … [Read more...]

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups Recipe

Are you looking for fun healthy recipes for kids that are easy?? I've been looking all over the internet for healthy snack recipes for kids and came across this homemade fruit roll-ups recipe that turned out to be easy and inexpensive! I honestly cannot believe how easy it was to make! If you like this recipe, make sure to check back for more easy healthy recipes. You can use just about any fruit or fruit combination that you can think of. My … [Read more...]

25 Fall DIY Projects

  With the weather changing, all I can think about is Fall Crafts, Fall Recipes, Fall Decorating Ideas and more! I cannot wait to pull out the scissors and glue to start my Fall Projects with the kids! I have put together a list of Fall DIY Projects that you can pin and refer back to later! This list includes tutorials on crafts like Birch Bark Candles, DIY No Sew Sweater Pumpkins, Fabric Artichokes and much more!! I hope you enjoy :) 1. … [Read more...]

Drying Fresh Herbs at Home

photo courtesy of: Celeste Cota Drying Fresh Herbs at Home   Have you always  wanted to have Fresh Herbs at home but not sure how to dry them? Here is a great tutortial on how to dry fresh herbs at home! Herbs are a great way to flavor almost any food dish, but buying them at the store isn't always the best idea because of the cost.  A more cost effective option that adds money to your pocket and flavor to your meals is to grow and … [Read more...]

The Easy Way to Cut a Watermelon!

The Easy Way to Cut a Watermelon I LOVE Watermelon but HATE cutting and preparing them. Check this out!! What's your technique to cut a watermelon? Here's a way from The Creek Line House to get perfect quarter slices every time: ------>http://www.creeklinehouse.com/2013/08/the-easy-way-to-cut-watermelon.html Pin for later:----->http://pinterest.com/pin/135671007497554702/ … [Read more...]

Turn Wine Bottles Into Craft Projects

Have you ever looked at an old wine bottle and wondered, "What can I make with this?" In an era when recycling and reusing are all the rage, it seems like a waste to toss a perfectly good wine bottle into the recycling bin...but with the help of our free eBook, 25 Cool Things to do with Wine Bottles, you’ll find tons of great DIY wine bottle crafts that are decorative, useful, and earth-friendly! From your living room to your garden, these w … [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Thicken Eyelashes and Eyebrows

Natural Ways to Thicken Eyelashes and Eyebrows Are your eyelashes thinning? I know I am finding that I have to use more mascara the older I get to make my eyelashes look fuller! Why not try this home remedy that will help you Grow Longer Thicker Eye Lashes Naturally! There are many ways that you can naturally thicken your eyelashes and eyebrows and this one seems to be the cheapest! Natural Ways to Thicken Eyelashes and Eyebrows Wash an old … [Read more...]

ORGANIZING TIPS: PART 3 {Get Organized in 30 Minutes a Day!!}

Organizing Tips ORGANIZING TIPS: PART 3 Spring Organization Series: Get Organized in 30 Minutes a Day You might think you need to spend days and weeks getting your home organized. But the truth is, in as little as thirty minutes a day you can make a huge impact on your surroundings. Chances are you are busy, and perhaps tackling this task thirty minutes at a time is more feasible for you. Those thirty minutes will add up over the course of a … [Read more...]

ORGANIZING TIPS: PART 2 {How to Clear the Clutter}

ORGANIZING TIPS ORGANIZING TIPS: PART 2 Spring Organization Series: How to Clear the Clutter When you start your spring organizing, the first thing you will want to do is clear away the clutter. There is no sense in spending time sorting through and organizing items you have no use for or no interest in keeping. So don’t waste your time, and don’t waste your space. Instead, clear away the clutter. Below, you will find out exactly how to cle … [Read more...]

Organizing Tips: Part 1

Check out these Organizing Tips using items found in your home! Cheap and Easy solutions. Organizing Tips Organizing Tips: Part 1 Organization Series: Ten Must Have Items for Easy Spring Organizing Spring brings lovely flowers, warmer weather, and longer days with it, but it also brings the itch to start spring cleaning and organizing. Spring is the perfect time to get rid of the dust and clutter, and invite in the fresh and organized. … [Read more...]

The Orb Factory Craft Sale at Zulily

Summer is here and with that come all the kids being home from school once again!  If you are like me, you still have to work every day or have things you want to do and don't want to sacrifice all of your time to create things to occupy the kids.  I LOVE having handy craft projects like these on hand to pull out on those long days when it's rainy and they can't go to the pool or just too hot to send outside to play. Zulily has an awesome sale f … [Read more...]

Organizational Tips and Tricks to make Life Easier

Organizational Tips and Tricks to make Life Easier  Organizational Tips We have 3 kids and it's sooo hard to keep everything organized!! This would definitely help!! Make sure to check out all these great organizational tips!                   Organize a plastic organizer and use labels for the days of the week. Not only will this keep your kid’s clothes or … [Read more...]