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Monday, January 15, 2018

How to make the Best Brined Pork Tenderloin

Cooking a lean pork tenderloin can be tricky, it can dry out so fast and lose so much of the taste.   Brined pork tenderloin is the answer, folks!   Brine that pork tenderloin and then pop it in the oven for a delicious moist tenderloin.  

How to make a Brine

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Over 21 of the Best Football Party Food Recipes

We will gladly admit the best guest at any Football game day celebration are the overloaded platters pilled high with snacks and appetizers. 
Chicken Wings, Nachos, Potato Skins and cheesy dips with chips are synonymous with tailgating parties and big football game parties. 

Tailgating and game day celebration recipes

Monday, January 8, 2018

How to save money by making Ghee

What is Ghee you ask? Why do I need Ghee in my life?  And where do you buy Ghee?  Or Can I save money by making Ghee myself?  We will answer all four questions here today and share our love of Ghee or Clarified Butter. 

make Clarified butter or ghee at home

Sunday, December 17, 2017

How to make a Blue Cosmopolitan Cocktail

This Blue Cosmopolitan Cocktail is just delicious and will brighten any day, be it in the dead of winter or a summer day.   This variation on a cosmo cocktail with the gorgeous blue color which comes from Curacao gives a little class to any cocktail party.  We decided to have a fun twist and add a huge ice ball.     
Blue Cosmo

Saturday, December 9, 2017

10 of the Best Clutter-Free Holiday Decorating Tips

It’s always hard to keep your home tidy during the holidays; what with the extra guests, busy schedules, and constant cooking, setting up complicated and obstructive d├ęcor is probably the last thing you need to add to your to-do list.  

We love using multi-purpose items to keep our home tidy and clutter-free throughout the year and we continue to look for ways to do that during the busy holiday season.   We wanted to share our clutter-free holiday decorating tips and hope they help your home stay organized and tidy during this busy holiday season.     

Christmas Decorating Tips

Friday, November 24, 2017

How to bake the Best Christmas Candy Cookies

This Candy Cane Chewy Cookie recipe will make the best Christmas Candy Cookies ever. How, can you beat a chewy sugar cookie with crushed peppermint baked inside?  You just can't.   

Christmas candy cookies

These Christmas Candy Cookies are just divine, they have the clean taste of peppermint and these cookies are soft and chewy exactly the way a great cookie should be. 

Monday, November 13, 2017

How to Weave and Restore a Hemp Seat on a Chair

 We just finished with this Reclaimed Hemp Seat Chair.  It was in sad shape when we found it but with a little love and time, it is now sitting happily in our guest bedroom.  

restoring a hemp seat chair

This chair with a hemp seat didn't look this way when we found it. In fact, it was on the way to the garbage but I totally fell in love with it.   The hubby wasn't so sure about it but since he is a sweetie, he gave me the benefit of doubt and jumped on board to save this chair.  

Monday, October 30, 2017

The Best Potatoes Au Gratin made easy

Potato recipe, Baked potato casserole

I have never really thought about the difference between Potatoes Au Gratin and Scalloped Potatoes, but I'm told there is a difference.   We were never really sure which name these potatoes fell under, we just knew they were very easy and so delicious.