PEEPS® Pops Centerpiece

How do you use PEEPS® to decorate for spring and/or Easter?  If you need any fresh ideas, you’ve come to the right place, baby! I know spring is right around the corner when I spot all the colorful bunny and chick PEEPS®.  My thoughts instantly turn to warm weather and Easter.  Yes! Last Easter I […]

Easy Way to Add Images to Your Sidebar

You all know I hate coding with a purple passion!  I avoid it if at all possible because it seems I always get it wrong and have to keep on trying to make sense of it. Recently I had to insert an image into my sidebar and I didn’t have a code.  I tried to follow […]

3 Easy Steps to Add Rich Pins

After a few months of almost pulling my hair out, my blog is finally verified for rich pins.  Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!  I have a song for everything! What are rich pins?  They are pins that include extra information, along with your site, right on the pin.  For instance, if you pin […]

Faithful Friday – Take It Easy

I’m not very good at taking it easy.  Type “A” personalities like me don’t comprehend the meaning of those words. When the doctor told me to take it easy for the next two weeks, I had no idea how slowly the weeks would pass. And I’m looking so forward to February 5th.  That’s the day […]

Painless Way to Save Money for Vacation

My husband and I love to travel.  And I rarely pay full price for anything.  Just ask my family.  And we always encourage everyone we know to take a vacation every year, if at all possible.  Just a change of scenery and getting away from the same routine works wonders! It’s nice knowing that before […]

Easy Easter Centerpieces

This is an easy, inexpensive Easter centerpiece featuring one of my favorite flowers, Tulips.  It’s another smaller vase inside a larger vase concept.  Let your imagination run wild.  I used these on the island in the church kitchen.  These pics were all taken with my phone before I started blogging. I used jelly beans, peeps […]

Homemade Easter Baskets

Homemade Easter Baskets Last year I made these Peep baskets for my grands and they were a big hit!  So far, all my grands are boys so I couldn’t make them too frilly!  You can find the directions here.  These are easy and fun and the boys loved them!  They were very impressed that I made […]

Grandma’s Hoe Cakes

I’m about to share with you the easiest and most scrumptious southern recipe ever – the hoe cake.  It can be written as two words or one.  I prefer two. My maternal grandma had a stroke when I was a toddler and she passed away when I was 17.  All of my memories are of […]

My Everyday Salad

Today I’m sharing my favorite lunch.  It’s quick.  It’s easy.  It’s filling.  It’s portable.  I’m trying to see how many sentences I can start with the word it’s.  And it’s healthy.  It’s my super-lunch and I eat it several times a week. Let’s get real.  I eat it just about every day in the spring […]

Quick & Easy Baked Potato Soup

Note:  This Quick & Easy Baked Potato Soup is a throwback recipe from last winter, but it’s good all year long! The weather outside is frightful and this is my go-to soup when I’m in a hurry, when it’s cold outside, or just plain anytime.  It’s comfort in a bowl. My recipe for quick & […]