How To Make Fresh Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce

Making your own fresh tomato sauce has a few steps involved but it is not a difficult process. The end result is so worth the effort. You get tomato sauce that tastes like a fresh from the garden tomato! I also love the fact that I can control my sugar and salt content when I make my own tomato sauce vs. using it out of a can. When that bumper crop of tomatoes hits, it is the perfect time to make your own tomato sauce and then to freeze it [Continue Reading...]

Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Vegetables

Grilling your vegetables is a fun and easy way to create a delicious side dish or main dish! Basically any kind of vegetable can be grilled. From your harder root vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, etc. to your softer vegetables such as zucchini and squash. The process is the same for all the different vegetables. The only thing that really changes is the amount of time it takes to grill them. The harder the vegetable, the longer it will take to grill. I use two different methods for grilling vegetables. [Continue Reading...]

Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Soup

I’ve teamed up with a group of 75 bloggers to share tons of Fall Harvest Ideas with you today! From crafts, to recipes, to home decor and more…we have you covered for Fall inspiration! Check the gallery below and visit some of my blogging friends to see their awesome ideas!! One of my favorite things about fall is making soup again.  I pretty much take a leave of absence from soup during the summer.  Who wants to eat a bowl of hot soup on a hot summer night? Our days [Continue Reading...]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

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Ahhhh…. the comforts of the Fall season. It goes by fast…so get inspired, and try something new from Inspiration Monday Party. We are FULL of Inspiration from around the blog-o sphere… Join all 7 of us every week right here… where we search for our favorites and feature through out the week on all social media outlets. To search our features, use hashtag #InspirationMondayParty, and follow us all on social media via our blogs. Did I mention you will be seen on ALL 7 BLOGS?!   I Should Be Mopping [Continue Reading...]

Favorite Quotes from LDS General Conference

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Last weekend was an important weekend for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Saints.  It was our semi-annual General Conference which is broadcast from Salt Lake City across the world.  Twice a year we have the opportunity to listen to and learn from the leaders of our church. I look forward to this weekend and not just because I get to enjoy yummy cinnamon rolls. I have a special notebook I use for inspirational thoughts, quotes and ideas and I pull that notebook out twice a year [Continue Reading...]

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

It’s the 10th of the month which means another fabulous themed roundup from this talented bunch of bloggers! This month’s theme is pumpkin– recipes, crafts, and more. I love seeing how each blogger takes the theme and runs with it, and this month is no different. After you check out my pumpkin project, be sure to check out what everyone else is sharing as well! 1. Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins – Two Twenty One 2. Pumpkin Favor Bags – Eighteen 25 3. Printable Fall Tags & Pumpkin Cookies – [Continue Reading...]

Witch’s Brew

Witches Brew

It’s been Halloween week here on the blog with all these Halloween party posts! Today will be our last post from the halloween party. Because we didn’t have enough sugar at our I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party with ice cream and cupcakes I decided we needed a punch too!  I hadn’t made a punch in a while.  It use to be at any church event or shower you went to there was always a punch bowl full of some yummy, fruity punch.  Often with some type of ice cream or [Continue Reading...]

Magic is believing in yourself}free printable

Witch Halloween Party

Today I am sharing the darling printable I framed and gave to each of the girls at our I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party. I loved this quote when I found it.  It was the perfect message I wanted to share with the girls.  I wanted them to know that no matter what the world might tell them,  if they will just believe in themselves, they can accomplish whatever they want! I continued my Wizard of Oz analogy with this quote and talked about the scarecrow, tin man and [Continue Reading...]

Oreo Witch Shoes and Free Printable Tag

Witch Hallloween Party

One of the gifts  I gave to my Activity Day Girls at our I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party were these cute Oreo Witch Shoes. I had originally seen the idea over at Quilt Taffy  who had made Oreo Elf Shoes.  I pinned the idea thinking some year they would be a fun Christmas gift for my neighbors.  Then I saw that my friend Kristi had shared a witch shoe version over at Dairy of Dave’s Wife.  I changed the pattern up a bit to make my own version of Oreo Witch Shoes. [Continue Reading...]