Garlic Parmesan Petal Bread

Garlic Parmesan Petal Bread

This savory garlic parmesan petal bread is delicious and so easy to make with frozen bread dough. For more pretty and delicious be sure to follow me on Instagram. Last October I shared with you a yummy Sweet Petal Cinnamon Roll.  It is a totally fun and delicious version of a cinnamon roll.  Not only is it delicious but it is just fun to eat. I decided that a savory version would be just as delicious and fun to eat and I was right! I decided to make this version [Continue Reading…]

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs


Naturally dyed Easter Eggs is a fun and different way to dye your Easter eggs this year. Do you follow me on Instagram?  I hope so!  If not, click here. I originally shared this fun activity last year but it was so fun and has been so popular I’m sharing it again! For Activity Day Girls this week we dyed Easter eggs except we didn’t use store bought dye.  A few years ago I experimented with natural dyes using fruits, vegetables and spices.  I loved the results and the beautiful [Continue Reading…]

Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf @yourhomebasedmom

Rice Pilaf is a go to side dish at our house.  We serve it with everything! Today’s recipe is a Wilkes family classic.  This recipe has been made hundreds of times at our house.  It is probably the side dish I make the most. Because I am not a potato eater we eat a lot of rice at our house.  I have lots of different rice pilaf recipes but I have to say that this one is our absolute favorite.  I always double the recipe because my kids love it [Continue Reading…]

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Ginger Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Ginger Chicken

This month I got together with a group of bloggers to have a little fun and take the Mystery Basket Challenge.  We all contributed ideas to a list of ingredients and then we all made up a recipe using at least 3 of the ingredients on the list.  It’s kind of like that TV show “Chopped.”  Have you seen it? Here is the list of ingredients we had to work with: I am a big fan of chicken thighs so I knew that was one of my ingredients.  I wanted [Continue Reading…]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

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Welcome back to Inspiration Monday! We’re so happy you stopped by to party with us today. Need some inspiration? You’ve come to the right place! Check out all the fabulous and creative ideas our readers have shared below. Of course, if you’re a blogger, link your latest creations and have your work seen on 7 different blogs! I Should Be Mopping the Floor | Refresh Restyle Redhead Can Decorate| Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom twelveOeight | What Meegan Makes | Your Homebased Mom We’ve been enjoying some amazing spring [Continue Reading…]

25 Brunch Recipes

25 Brunch Recipes

With Easter right around the corner & Mother’s Day soon after, it certainly is the time for brunch! And whether you prefer sweet or savory, eggs or bread, we have 25 delicious Brunch recipes you will definitely want to add to your menu! Lemon Pull Apart Rolls from Your Homebased Mom Caprese Florentine Quiche from Mom’s Test Kitchen Raspberry Braid from Cooking with Curls French Toast Muffins from Baking Beauty Crock Pot Tator Tot Egg Bake from Julie’s Eats & Treats Crustless Ham & Cheddar Quiche from A Family Feast [Continue Reading…]

Penne Rustica

Penne Rustica @yourhomebasedmom

Today’s pasta recipes is one of my favorites.  I first shared it back in April 2008 when my blog was just a baby and my photos were pretty bad. I’ve been making it ever since then. I  make it often because it makes a lot and it is the perfect thing to make when you  need to take dinner to someone who just had a baby or is sick and you want to feed your family too.  The original recipe is enough to feed 3 families!  Today’s revised version is [Continue Reading…]

Speed Friendshipping Party}Relief Society Activity

Relief Society Speed Friendshipping Activity@yourhomebasedmom

Several months ago I got a new job at church or we call it a calling.  I am no longer the Activity Day leader, a job/calling I had for two years and dearly loved.  I miss spending time with those cute little girls twice each month.  We had a lot of fun together.  You can check out some of the fun things we did together here. But now I get to plan fun activities for the girl’s mothers.  I am a counselor in the Relief Society Presidency of our ward which is the [Continue Reading…]

On the Front Porch


  Today I’m so excited to be sharing a fun interview I was asked to do by my friends over at  Porch is a home network that makes it easy for you to find the right professionals for all your home improvement needs, it provides you with amazing ideas for inspiration, and it’s all free!   It is a great place to go when you are working on a home project or maybe just looking for some great inspiration.  Be sure to check out Porch. I had fun answering their [Continue Reading…]