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Creamy Beef Gravy in a Gravy Boat

Creamy Beef Gravy

This recipe is how my mom made her gravy for years and years. Simple no-fuss method of a great tasting creamy beef gravy. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Homemade Gravy Gravy Thickening Methods Normally, I start my gravy with a Roux. This assures that …

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Grandma's Sloppy Joes 1

Grandma’s Sloppy Joes

Use pantry ingredients to make sloppy Joes that will please a crowd. My grandmother never used a canned mix for making hers. Here is Grandma’s Sloppy Joe recipe. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Delicious Homemade Recipe Canned Versus Homemade Sloppy Joe Sauce I do …

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Homemade Applesauce 1

Homemade Applesauce

This applesauce if full of flavor! Just the right amount of sweetness with a hint of cinnamon. I like to have a few apple pieces left in the homemade applesauce too. Just seems to make it more of a snack. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us …

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Zucchini Bake 1

Zucchini Bake

This zucchini bake casserole is almost like a pizza bake. The spices give it that Italian flavor; however, the vegetable taste comes through along with the hint of bacon. It is just a delicious way to use zucchini in a meal that your family will enjoy. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read …

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Apple Blondies

Apple Blondies are just a perfect way to use those fresh apples in the fall. Send these apple bars over the top with a large scoop of ice cream. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. In the Fall, we have many kind neighbors and friends …

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Fall Colors Infinity Cowl 1

Fall Colors Infinity Cowl

Fall fashion has such rich colors that mirror nature. This crochet pattern works up quickly using just one skein of yarn. While this infinity cowl can be made with any color of yarn, this one just looks beautiful in these gorgeous fall colors. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Cowboy Caviar Recipe

This cowboy caviar recipe is a fresh and healthy salad with simple ingredients. Talk about color! If you like black beans, black-eye peas, corn, avocados, and tomatoes, this recipe is for you. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This delicious bean salad is so versatile …

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Pickled Beets Recipe 1

Pickled Beets Recipe

If you are looking for the best pickled beets recipe, in my opinion, this is it. This recipe was finally given to me from a neighbor. What a joy it is to have something that tastes so good the whole family clamors for. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on …

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Easiest Crab Salad Recipe 1

Easiest Crab Salad Recipe

This crab salad is a quick and easy recipe that can be used in a variety of ways. Have it plain, as a dip, with macaroni, or even on bagels. Whichever way you decide is your favorite, this is a recipe that you will want to save so you can make it often. There are …

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Pigs in a Blanket 1

Pigs in a Blanket

This classic pigs in a blanket recipe is wonderful for getting kids involved in cooking. Once they help make these, they will be willing to eat them too. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Still a Family Treat While I do not have any young …

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Classic BLT Sandwich 1

Classic BLT Sandwich

This classic BLT sandwich is one of those awesome summer foods. When the tomatoes from the garden are ripe, it is time to break out the bacon and lettuce. This BLT sandwich has been a family favorite since my childhood. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us …

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Sweet Stabilized Whipped Cream 1

Sweet Stabilized Whipped Cream

This sweet stabilized whipped cream is just the perfect topping for any dessert. It is easy to make and holds up in the heat. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Whipped Cream Holds up in the Heat Recently, our choir had a pie sale. I …

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Peanut Butter Pie 1

Peanut Butter Pie

This peanut butter pie is just the right amount of creaminess. It is just the right amount of sweet and fluff to make this a pie that you will crave. At least I do. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Peanut Butter Pie Done Just …

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Classic Double Crust Pie Recipe 1

Classic Double Crust Pie Recipe

Use four simple ingredients for this classic double crust pie recipe. This recipe is a good go-to recipe when you want a no-fuss pie crust. Tried and true, works every time.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Tips for a Better Pie Crust Ingredients Tips …

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Coleslaw with Purple Cabbage 1

Coleslaw with Purple Cabbage

Homemade coleslaw is so easy to make. This coleslaw with purple cabbage creates such a beautiful side dish to serve with your favorite meal. This recipe is crunchy, creamy, with a little bit of sweetness.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Colorful …

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Flavorful Chicken and Vegetables 1

Flavorful Chicken and Vegetables

This flavorful chicken and vegetables is so easy to make for a delicious weeknight meal. If you are looking for a restaurant quality recipe to make at home, this one is for you.  *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. It takes about 45 minutes from start to …

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Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Rolo Pretzel Turtles

Seriously Addictive-These little chocolate and caramel snack candies are pure Heaven. Rolo Pretzel Turtles are easy and delicious-using only 3 ingredients. Once you try one, it will be difficult to have just one.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Turtle candies are …

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Homemade Croutons 1

How to Make Homemade Croutons

Homemade croutons have a crunch on the outside with a tender softness on the inside. There is a definite difference in a homemade crouton and a store bought pre-packaged crouton. While the pre-packed croutons are good, when you don’t have time to make your own, they are hard and dry; we like these better. These …

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Crochet Snowflake Free Pattern 1

Crochet Snowflake Free Pattern

This beautiful crochet snowflake pattern works up very quick and it so pretty. Snowflakes can be used for decorations for the whole winter. String them together, sew them onto something else that you created, or just tuck them into your Holiday decorations. No matter where you choose to place yours, I am sure that it …

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Chunky Crochet Placemat 1

Chunky Crochet Placemat

Handmade gifts throughout the Holidays are my favorite gift to get and give. These placemats are not only pretty, but they are a useful gift. I love making quick and easy crochet patterns.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Add a DIY …

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Crock Pot Pork Roast 1

Crock Pot Pork Roast

The slow cooker means comfort food to me and this crock pot pork roast will not disappoint. When we have family coming for the holidays, even if I have to work the whole day, I can have a delicious meal on the table that the whole family looks forward to having.  *Post contains affiliate links*at …

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Simple Roasted Carrots 1

Simple Roasted Carrots

It does not get any easier than this simple roasted carrots recipe. Cooking vegetables in their most natural form really lets their unique taste shine through.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Delicious and flavor-packed carrots Some people like to add extra …

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Quick Homemade Pork Gravy

Gravy should be flavorful and creamy. This quick homemade pork gravy delivers on both. I made a pork shoulder roast a few months ago in the crock pot and saved the drippings.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. A Few Simple Ingredients …

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Light & Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

Light & Refreshing Fruit Cocktail

This light and refreshing fruit cocktail is a fast and simple way to serve dessert or just have a tasty snack. Serve for an everyday meal, celebration, or holiday meal. *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This is such a light & …

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Cranberry Fluff Recipe 1

Cranberry Fluff Recipe

Great amount of tang and creamy taste in this cranberry fluff recipe. This has to be the easiest recipe I have ever written. Just two ingredients.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. When I was growing up, my mom used to make …

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Crochet Winter Scarf Pattern 1

Crochet Winter Scarf Pattern

This Crochet Winter Scarf Pattern is another easy pattern that can be made on a weekend.  Great for a beginner to master the stitches. *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Beautiful and Soft Yarn The combination of the double crochet stitch and …

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Quick and Easy Tuna on Toast 1

Quick and Easy Tuna on Toast

Sometimes I want a quick and easy lunch and Tuna on toast is a great way to have a healthy, satisfying meal or snack. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. This is one of those four ingredient recipes that are easy on the budget. A …

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Snowy White Infinity Cowl 1

Snowy White Infinity Cowl

This Snowy White Infinity Cowl is an easy crochet pattern that can be created in an afternoon if you work at it or at the very least a weekend. What a great gift this would make for yourself or someone else. *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read …

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Woodland Cozy Cowl 1

Woodland Cozy Cowl

If you are looking for an easy crochet pattern that is a joy to make. This woodland cozy cowl is just the one. I love making patterns that I don’t have to think much about. To me, this is very relaxing and helps me dust off the days events and get to sleep right away. …

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Cozy & Comfy Baby Afghan 1

Cozy & Comfy Baby Afghan Pattern

This cozy & comfy baby afghan pattern is so quick to make. Easy Crochet Pattern great for a beginner. Baby blanket is just the right size too.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Crochet Afghan Great for Gifting at Baby Showers I …

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Simple Baked Spaghetti 2

Simple Baked Spaghetti

Sometimes everyone is faced with leftovers Simple Baked Spaghetti. That perfect meal that gives a new life to leftover food. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Frugal Living If you are like me, you are frugal when it comes to the family food budget. If …

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T-Shirt Yarn Cowl 1

T-Shirt Yarn Cowl

Add some Pizzazz with this  T-Shirt Yarn Cowl. Fun beginner crochet project. If you can make a chain stitch and single crochet, you can make this in an afternoon.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. T-shirt yarn can be purchased like I …

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Mango Chutney Pork Steak 1

Mango Chutney Pork Steak

This Mango Chutney Pork Steak was so easy to make. It only takes a few minutes to build flavor, but it is so worth it. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Fork-tender Pork Steak with amazing flavor! Family Favorite Few Ingredient Flavorful Meal The mango …

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Crochet Bunny Blankie Pattern

Crochet Bunny Blankie Pattern

Crochet Bunny Blankie Pattern is from Redheart.com It is no surprise that I am a self-taught crocheter. After many years of putting basic stitches together…Crochet Bunny Blankie Pattern review.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Keep Mastering Stitches and Patterns It is …

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Decadent Chocolate Cake T

Decadent Chocolate Cake Trifle

This chocolate cake trifle is so moist and full of deep chocolate flavor. So rich with a hint of cream. OOH, so good! *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Have your cake or a fancy chocolate cake trifle Moist chocolate cake, delicious frosting, and fresh …

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candied carrots

Simply the Best Candied Carrots

Candied Carrots that have just the perfect glaze. These are so tender and delicious. Easy cooking recipe the whole family will thank you for. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Make a side dish that children and adults just can’t seem to get enough of! …

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Mandarin Orange Creamy Dressing

Mandarin Orange Creamy Dressing

This mandarin orange creamy dressing is easy to make and tastes great. An oldie but goodie family recipe. Everyday creamy goodness on a salad. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. My grandmother used to make this Creamy Mandarin Orange Salad Dressing for me when I …

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Ultimate Creamy Salad Dressing 1

Ultimate Creamy Salad Dressing

This ultimate creamy salad dressing is a simple and delicious family recipe that has been passed down from my grandmother. My daughter makes it for her family now. This is one of those recipes that is so easy and tasty, I am guessing it will be made for years to come. *Post contains affiliate links* …

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Creamy Cucumbers with Miracle Whip

Creamy Cucumbers with Miracle Whip

Our family LOVES these creamy cucumbers. Yes, you read that right. Extremely simple recipe! Only three ingredients. Simple cucumber recipe. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Cucumbers can be a Delicious Salad, Side Dish, or Snack Tonight, I came home from work late and I …

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French Bread Bake for Two 4

French Bread Bake for Two

The French break bake for two is so simple and yet fancy enough for a special breakfast in-bed kind of meal. Mix the ingredients, bake, and enjoy the full-flavor creamy bread. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Easy Baked Recipe This meal is very easy …

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Colorful Crochet Easter Eggs

Colorful Crochet Easter Eggs

These colorful Crochet Easter Eggs are a great DIY project to make by yourself or with your children. This is a great project for a person just starting out crocheting.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. I made my first crochet egg …

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Embroidered Flour Sack Towel 1

Embroidered Flour Sack Towel

The This embroidered flour sack towel features a cute dog. This whimsical needle work on this towel notes that it is wash day. I am sure that the dog is not thrilled that it is wash day! Our little Corgi will go hide under the table when we say “lets take a bath.”  *Post contains …

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Granny Square Afghan Corner with burgundy white and green colors

Granny Square Afghan

Easy granny square afghan. Free directions on how to make one of your own. This one was made in memory of my sister’s mother-in-law. This is her yarn color  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Easy Crochet Granny Square Afghan Making a …

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Granny Square Tablecloth Pattern 1

Granny Square Tablecloth Pattern

Creating this granny square tablecloth pattern was a labor of love. This yarn is from my sister’s sweet mother-in-law that recently passed away. My sister was cleaning out her things and ran across a bag of yarn, a started project, and a crochet hook.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more …

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No-Fail Truffles Three Truffles covered in crushed Almonds on a Plate

No-Fail Truffles

Chocolate Truffles can be flavored with a variety of flavorings. Our family enjoys these truffles every year during the holiday season. Creamy chocolate taste. very easy to make, but they look elegant. *Post contains affiliate links* for more information please read the disclaimer on the About Us page. Chocolate Truffles can be flavored with a …

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Shell Stitch Afghan 7

Shell Stitch Afghan

Shell Stitch Afghan To be honest, the shell stitch afghan shown here I made over 15 years ago. It has been used and washed and it is still in great shape. It was very easy to make, even for a person with not much crochet experience.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you …

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Rice Krispie Treats 1

Rice Krispie Treats

This is my go-to recipe when I need to have a quick snack for my daughter’s friends, class, 4-H group, or anything else she might need to be the snack person for. These Rice Krispie Treats are always a hit too. There is always an empty pan to bring back home.  *Post contains affiliate links*at …

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Scraps Afghan crochet pattern 1

Scrap Afghan

Scrap Afghan This scrap afghan crochet pattern is great for a relaxing weekend project. It is great for using up left over yarn. This scraps afghan pattern starts with a chain stitch and uses a treble crochet the rest of the way. Go ahead and give this a try and make your own unique and …

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Easy Headband 1

Easy Headband

This is a quick & easy headband that takes me less than an hour to make. Make this headband while you are watching a movie. This pattern makes a headband that is fun to wear and will keep your ears warm in the cold weather.  *Post contains affiliate links*at no additional cost to you for more …

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