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Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Pickles From Our Garden: My First Canning Lesson

Our garden has been producing some beautiful vegetables this summer. It has been so much fun to watch them grow and eat fresh produce from our own backyard! I wanted to share with you my first canning experience as we begin to harvest some cucumbers from our garden. I asked my mother-in-law, Cindy, to show me the … Continue reading

Mexican Corn Dip

Mexican Corn Dip

I hope everyone had a great Independence Day! It was so good to spend time with family and friends this past weekend! Time has been flying by and truth is, I missed you! It has been a while since my last post! Thanks for sticking with me! So today, I wanted to stop in and share … Continue reading

DIY: 5 Minute Toothbrush Holder

DIY: 5 Minute Toothbrush Holder

Happy Wednesday! The week is half-over and it is time to celebrate by sharing the quickest DIY project of all time! It is quick…It is fast… It is as speedy as they come! It is DIY in 5 MINUTES!!! Here is how I spiced up our medicine cabinet with this easy, DIY toothbrush holder. What you’ll need: Toothbrush Holder … Continue reading

12th Annual Herb Days Festival + GIVEAWAY!

12th Annual Herb Days Festival + GIVEAWAY!

Well, I had intended to write about the Herb Days Festival I attended on Memorial weekend before THE END OF JUNE!!! Where is time going these days!?! Cindy, owner of Evening Shade Farms: Natural & Organic Body Care Products, told be about the  festival and the participating vendors. I was so excited to attend as I had never … Continue reading

A Summer Poem Of Sorts

A Summer Poem Of Sorts

A catchy little poem came to me after work Monday as I walked out of my building into the heat and humidity of a Missouri summer evening. I jumped in my car and felt the heat immediately surround me as I searched for my keys. Beginning to sweat, I turned to grab my seat belt not … Continue reading

Easy Southwest Pinwheels

Easy Southwest Pinwheels

I wanted to take some time to share with you a SUPER quick – SUPER easy – SUPER delicious recipe from my weekend! Pinwheels are an easy appetizer for a crowd… and this weekend, I needed an easy crowd-pleaser to share with family and friends.

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Crash Course in Gardening

Crash Course in Gardening

There is nothing better than spring nights with the windows open and the attic fan pulling the fresh air into our house! Best. Sleep. Ever. We are enjoying the cool nights while they last. I am also enjoying all of the flowers popping up around our farmhouse! Here are some of my favorite photos taken … Continue reading

Copy Cat: Brew Co. Apple Chicken Roulade

Copy Cat: Brew Co. Apple Chicken Roulade

I immediately told Dan that he had to try it and that I felt determined to recreate it at home. So today, I am sharing my “Copy Cat” version of Brew Co.’s “Apple Chicken Roulade.” My favorite part of this dish is the flavor of the apples and the goat cheese together! There are so many different flavors in this recipe but they come together perfectly, each flavor complimenting the next. Bursts of happiness in my mouth! When I made this at home, Dan said “I don’t even know what is in my mouth right now… but it is amazing!” Continue reading