The other night, my hubby surprised us all with a dessert that the country kids had never had before. He whipped up some yummy baklava! It was so yummy, the youngest country kid snitch a second piece when no one was looking. So how do you make this yummy creation?
I love throw pillow! Tapestry throw pillows are just so “fancy.” I don’t however love the ridiculous price of those fabulous little pillows. I have seen little tapestry throw pillows from $20 and up?!?! That is SO out of my budget. But guess what? My house is filled with tapestry
When it comes to our home and Christmas decorations, well, you will never see my humble abode gracing the pages of Better Homes and Gardens. Our Christmas tree is far from Martha Stewart perfect. And ya know what? I am so totally fine with these facts! Why? Because while none
Super easy do-it-yourself pillowcases….. Sure, if you are a professional seamstress, right? Nope! I am no professional, in fact, I am self-taught. Well, unless you count that half a semester back in middle school home economics class when I was supposed to sew a nightgown. Yeah, that didn’t end well!
Ever since my hubby bought me a new sewing machine, I have been sewing like a mad woman. You see a few years back, my rotten country kids messed with my old one and it was rendered basically useless, except for making a straight simple stitch. But this new sewing
String art is a type of design that was popular in the 1960s. Sting art is made by using nails or pins and colored strings to form interesting geometric patterns and shapes. Simple to do and fun to make, string art is an art form open to all skill levels!
Nobody better lay a finger on my homemade butterfinger! Seriously, they might lose a finger or two if they do! Now I’ll admit, these are not EXACTLY like a real butterfinger, well because trade secrets and all, but these homemade copycat candy bars come pretty dang close! And these bars
Tis the season for blueberries in my neck of the woods and recently we went picking, so my blueberry supply runneth over! After whipping up jam I still had plenty left, so I decided to start baking. After reviewing many recipes and variations of buckles, cakes and crumbles, I came
I love brownies. There is just something about a soft, chocolaty treat that makes the world right. But, I hate store bought brownie mix, they just never truly capture what I think a brownie should be. So I decided to get off my lazy rear and come up with a
I like terra cotta pots as much as the next farm girl, but they can tend to be a little on the boring side some times. And sure, there are a million and one ways to paint a pot to give it some pizzazz, but why not think “outside the
Everyone has their favorite candy bar, for me it is a Kit Kat, but for my hubby, he is all about the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. So in honor of my hubby and his love of chocolate and peanut butter, I hit the kitchen with a mission. I was going
Bundt cake. We have all heard of it, but what exactly is a “Bundt cake?” Ahhhh, now there is an interesting topic! There is no specific recipe for making a Bundt cake, because the word Bundt is actually referring to the pan in which the cake is made, not the
I love feeding the birds and the country kids love to sit at the window and watch them. I swear our back window is like a television to them. And with some of the programming on today, well I would rather they sat at the window and watched birds! Every
This year, due to issues at our local brick and mortar school, we decided to homeschool. We thought it would be the best option for our 8 year old son who has Asperger’s. And do you know what? He is thriving!!! Recently we decided to tackle Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little
Have a sweet tooth? Looking for a fast recipe? Don’t want to dirty a bunch of dishes in the process? Well do I have the treat for you!!! These Chocolate Coconut Cookie Bars are so simple, even the country kids can make em. These cookie bars were born out of