• Things Your Mother Didn't Tell You - We all have those little tips that have been passed down through our family, Here are a few they may have missed.
    Family,  Tips

    Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (But Should Have)

    Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (But Should Have) We all have those little tips and tricks that have been passed down through our family from our Great Grandmas to our Grandmas to our Mamas and on and on. Well here are a few that may have been missed. Please know that this is just a small amount that have been collected. I know that y’all have many many many more and we would love to have y’all share them with us and our friends. 1. Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips. 2. Use a meat baster to “squeeze” your…

  • Household Recipes,  Tips

    20 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda

    20 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda Did y’all know that Baking Soda can be used for so many more things than just keeping your refrigerator smelling nice and baking with? Ok, well honestly I did know but I had no idea there were so MANY different uses. We put together several of these to share with y’all. We would love to hear from y’all about how YOU use Baking Soda in your lives and households so jump on in here and leave us your comments. Make it a great day! Septic Care  Regular use of baking soda in your drains can help keep your septic system flowing freely. One cup…

  • younger clearer brighter skin at home
    Beauty,  Health,  Life After 50,  Tips

    Younger, Clearer, Brighter Skin At Home?? Yes!!

    Younger skin in the privacy of your own home? Yes Most every woman, and some men, that I know are looking for that little something that will make them look younger. As we get older our skin starts to lose some of its elasticity and becomes less moist and dewy than it had been. Many of us have even more damage from our time in the sun when we were younger. Oh, and let’s not forget about adult break-outs and age spots. Ugh!! Well here is a little trick to help you with all of those things and you probably already have what you need right in your refrigerator and…

  • Homemade Microwave Caramels… made in 6 minutes with only 5 ingredients! These will be the easiest candy you will make this holiday season! #caramel #candy #easy #easyrecipe #holiday #holidayseason #holidayseason #microwave #recipe
    Christmas,  Dessert,  Holidays,  Recipes

    Quick and Easy Microwave Caramels

    Quick and Easy Microwave Caramels These little gems are so quick, easy, and delicious that you will be making them often. I make a lot of candy during the holiday season but caramel is just one of those things I had never made. To me it was too intimidating to make sure that it wasn’t overdone or underdone (yep, I know, SILLY!!) Well, this recipe changed my world! Alright, not my world but definitely my entire perception of making caramel. Enjoy! Quick and Easy Microwave Caramels 1 cup butter1 cup White Sugar1 cup Brown Sugar1 cup Light Karo Syrup1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk In a large microwave-safe bowl melt the…

  • Deodorants can be used for many things such as clammy hands, bug bites, pimples freshen your closet and smelly feet just to name a few.
    Tips

    6 Alternative Uses For Deodorant

    6 Alternative Uses For Deodorant We scoured the web and have come up with 6 alternative uses for deodorant that can be extremely helpful. We don’t like to let things go to waste and will usually find some strange way to use things. It just so happens that these are very useful!! If you’re like us, you have at least 4 or 5 containers of deodorant tucked in places in your bathroom. Some we got as free samples in the mail, some were purchased and forgot, some we were able to get with coupons but really didn’t need and some we just plain didn’t like. Take a look at these…

  • Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Chicken Chowder is a soup filled with HUGE flavor. Super easy, family favorite, comfort food Crock-Pot or slow cooker chowder. Set it, forget it and enjoy!
    Recipes,  Soups and Salads

    Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Chicken Chowder

    Whew!!!! I know, “Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Chicken Chowder” is quite a big mouthful to say, but that’s nothing compared to the flavor of this simple and fabulous Crock-Pot chowder. This chowder is perfect for those cool Fall/Winter evenings or even sitting around on Saturday watching your favorite college football team. This can cook all day or can be done in as little as 3-4 hours. This thick, cheesy, gooey goodness will have all of your friends asking for the recipe. Let’s just get to it! Chop up the chicken, potatoes, carrots so they are all about 1 inch pieces. Add the corn and broccoli pieces (fresh or frozen is…

  • Kids Homemade Halloween Costumes
    Halloween,  Holidays

    Kids Homemade Halloween Costumes

    Remember when we were young and we used to make or have help making our homemade Halloween costumes? I honestly can’t remember my Mama and Daddy ever going out and spending money at a store on a costume. (Especially not the kind of money they are charging these days for children’s costumes). Well with that in mind we came across some really cute kids’ costumes on allyou.com, that are easy to make with your children. We just love cute little children in Halloween costumes, so please send us pictures of your little ghosties and goblins, fairies, and princesses or maybe even one of the costume ideas we posted here. We…

  • Children,  Halloween

    Mummy Halloween Candy Holder

    Mummy Halloween Candy Holder tutorial. These little cuties will look perfect on your coffee table to serve up goodies or as candy cups on a table for a kids Halloween Party!! We originally got the directions and idea from Parents.com What You’ll Need 4-ounce plastic water bottle Utility knife Quart-size plastic container Small cotton balls Googly eyes Tacky glue Cheesecloth Scissors   Step 1 (Dad) For the mini mummy, use a utility knife to cut the top off a 4-ounce water bottle. For the larger mummy, use an empty quart-size plastic container. Step 2 Glue a cotton ball to the middle of the small bottle for the nose, then glue…