Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

Malted Milk Ball Bunny Brittle

It’s the tenth of the month and that means it’s time for another fun Blog Hop with 9 of my favorite bloggers.  Our theme for this month is Bunnies and I hope you are as excited to see what everyone came up with as I am! Ah, spring is in the air and what’s more springy than sweet bunnies? Get your pin fingers ready and take a looksie at these 10 bunny themed projects then read on for my full tutorial how to create your own Malted  Milk Ball Bunny [Continue Reading...]

Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

Tex-Mex Chicken Salad

We’ve enjoyed a few sunny and warmer days here in the Northwest.  Now warmer for us is 60 degrees. I know that isn’t as warm as some places but I know it is warmer than others!  A little sunshine and warmer temperatures always puts me in the mood for a good salad for dinner. Today’s salad is a recipe I got from my sister in law.  It has been in my pile of recipes for years and I have hung on to because I know it is a good one [Continue Reading...]

Teacher Appreciation Printable Note and Giveaway!

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Today I am over at Skip to My Lou as part of Cindy’s very fun Teacher Appreciation Gift Series.   We all know that A is for Apple but it is also for Awesome and I’ve got a cute printable gift tag for you to let your children’s teachers know how awesome they are!   As part of this fun series I also have a giveaway here for you on the blog today.   For the caramel apple tag head on over to Skip to My Lou As part of [Continue Reading...]

20 Easter Recipes

20 Easter Recipes

Have you got your Easter dinner or brunch menu planned yet?  Today we’ve got a great round up of Easter recipes that should help you out!  I don’t have mine figured out yet but this roundup is sure to be a help. Happy menu planning! Blueberry Crumb Sticks from Deliciously Sprinkled Carrot Cake Pancakes with Maple-Cream Cheese Drizzle from White Lights on Wednesday Carrot Cake Scones from A Kitchen Addiction Easter Cinnamon Rolls from Lemon Tree Dwelling Peach Cream Cheese Braided Danish from Natash’a Kitchen Ham Cheddar Tomato Quiche from What About [Continue Reading...]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

spring favorites

Welcome to Inspiration Monday! We’re so happy you are joining us today. This week, your links are seen simultaneously on all SIX blogs at the same time, all you need to do is link up to ONE of our sites. Be sure and follow all of us on Social Media as we love to share and promote your posts there too! I Should Be Mopping the Floor | Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom Redhead Can Decorate| twelveOeight | Your Homebased Mom It is so fun to look through the links every week and seeing all the [Continue Reading...]

Whats for Dinner}Weekly Meal Plan #23

Meal Plan 323

What Leigh Anne’s Loving:   A few weeks ago I spent the weekend in Phoenix with some other women.  One thing I love about sharing a hotel room with other women is getting to see what’s in their  makeup bag. I only look with their permission of course.  One of my friends was raving about Wunderbrow.    It’s a great way to get a natural looking brow.  I am one of those who over plucked as a teenager and my eyebrows are very sparse and light.  I have used lots [Continue Reading...]

DIY Guest Room Pillow with Iron On Vinyl

Hello Friend Pillow

If you follow me on Instagram you may remember that earlier this year I attended an amazing event put on by Cricut to unveil their brand new Cricut Explore.  It was an amazing weekend and Cricut pulled out all the stops for us.  We got to play with and create with this amazing new machine.  The best part though is that a few weeks after the event one of the new machines showed up at my door.  Now I can play with it anytime I want at home. I couldn’t [Continue Reading...]

25 Family Favorite Dinners & Giveaway


{Giveaway closed} Congratulations to Comment #32 Susan who has won the giveaway! I was fortunate to grow up in a family where we ate dinner together every night, at least when my father wasn’t traveling out of town on business. My dad arrived home from work the same time every day and dinner was usually about 5:30p.m. I never thought that eating together as a family every night would become the exception rather than the rule. The only distraction we had to family dinner hour was the TV – no [Continue Reading...]

Pork Carnitas

pork carnitas

Have you ever seen a photo of a recipe on Pinterest that looked amazing.  Totally drool worthy and you couldn’t wait to try it?  If you’re lucky it tastes half as good as the photo looks. Except of course if you are trying one of my recipes! Today’s recipes is one of “those” recipes.  Not only did it taste half as good as the photo looked it tasted just as good if not better than the photo looked.  The photo looked pretty good.  Today’s recipe is from my friend Martha [Continue Reading...]