Simple Homemade Artisan Bread

DSC01151To say I am excited to write about this would be a huge understatement!  I have finally found it – the BEST homemade artisan bread recipe there is.  The tastiest bread recipe there is.  And the EASIEST bread recipe there is.  Continue reading “Simple Homemade Artisan Bread” »

Homemade Laundry Soap

I dream of Jeannie

Ever walk into your laundry room to wash the clothes and realize that your jug of laundry detergent is empty?  When that moment happened to me, I had two reactions: 1) Fold my arms and blink like I Dream of Jeannie and hope that the jug would fill up, and 2) Wish I were that mom who knew how to make her own laundry soap so I didn’t have to hate myself for not being Jeannie.  Continue reading “Homemade Laundry Soap” »

Peppermint Bark Saves the Day! #McCormickBaking

*Disclosure: Products used in this review were provided by McCormick, however all opinions are my own.

completed bark

Every year, I have the same issue.  It is a road that starts December 1, and is paved with the best of intentions all the way to the kids’ last day of school before Christmas.  I always plan to make my child’s teachers a very special, thoughtful, and tasty treat.  And inevitably I fall victim to the holiday chaos that saps my time, minute by minute, until the last day of school arrives, and I have nothing to give them.  Bad mom alert, I know.  But THIS year…..THIS year, I am already DONE!  What?!?!  Yep.  I said it.  I’m already done making homemade goodies!  This year, Peppermint Bark saves the day! Continue reading “Peppermint Bark Saves the Day! #McCormickBaking” »

Sugared Chocolate Truffles

Completed Truffles

I wish I could say that food blogging isn’t fun, but I’d be telling a complete lie.  Both my family and I love when I do blogs about food.  It is an excuse to make some very special and decadent treats!  And my kids are especially happy when they get to help! Continue reading “Sugared Chocolate Truffles” »

Mama’s Biscuits


In a world where convenience is king, sometimes we forget that homemade doesn’t mean hard.  And for those of us who aren’t exactly proficient in the kitchen, sometimes homemade means impossible.  Well this southern lady is about to prove you wrong!  Continue reading “Mama’s Biscuits” »

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