Differences and Uses for Lotions, Creams, Butters, Oils and Salves

Differences and Uses for Lotions, Creams, Butters, Oils and Salves

Lotions, creams, and potions, oh my! If you’re like me you might need some clarification on the differences and uses for lotions, creams, butters, oils, and salves. There are so many different brands and types of body, bath, and skin care products on the market it’s hard to know...

Create A Thanksgiving Dinner Your Whole Family Will Love

How To Create A Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner Your Whole Family Will Love Your guide to planning, simplifying and preventing disasters for a stress-free thanksgiving dinner including menu and recipes. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! Whether you wish to create traditions that your children will remember all their lives,...

Holiday Diet Tips

Holiday Diet Tips

Dieting Tips For The Holiday Season Almost every holiday gathering seems to center around food. Easter, chocolates for Valentines Day, Fourth of July barbecues, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years to name a few. Holidays are filled with social events with tons of delicious food, the nemesis of every dieter...

Autumn Beef Stew

Autumn Beef Stew

When the weather gets cooler we tend to eat more stews and this autumn beef stew made with fresh pumpkin is perfect for fall. Pumpkins are for more than jack-o-lanterns. This in season vegetable (or is it a fruit?) is plentiful in stores and farmers markets now. While you...

Classic Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Classic Roast Turkey with Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Turkey is a traditional holiday meal for ours and many other families. Following is a classic recipe for roast turkey with sausage and apple stuffing. Our family loves stuffing and this recipe makes a generous amount. What else is good to serve with roast turkey? Mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce...

Moist Delicious Roast Turkey Breast

Moist Delicious Roast Turkey Breast

Turkey is a healthy dinner option but it’s a lot of work to prepare an entire bird and then, what do you do with all the leftovers? If you have a smaller crowd to feed or prefer only the white meat this recipe for moist and delicious roast turkey...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie

Nothing is better than homemade pumpkin pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top. It is a dessert that brings back warm memories of family holiday dinners. Pumpkin pie is traditionally made in the fall when the pumpkins are ripe but it can be baked up any time...

Does Homemade Chicken Soup Really Help A Cold?

Does chicken soup really help you feel better when you have a cold? Generations of mothers and grandmothers swear that homemade chicken soup can cure a cold. Other experts aren’t so sure so the jury is still out. Even if chicken soup isn’t a cold remedy, it’s still a...

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Make Your Own Non-Toxic Window Cleaner

Every spring and fall I like to give our windows a thorough cleaning inside and outside. I’ve used all sorts of cleaners over the years and have found this homemade window cleaner is the most effective, it’s inexpensive, easy-to-make, and best of all it’s non-toxic. Washing windows may not...

One Pot Chicken Alfredo

One Pot Chicken Alfredo

  This quick and easy one-pot Chicken Alfredo is Oh.My.Gosh so good! We always make our alfredo sauce from scratch because we like using real ingredients and knowing exactly what’s in it. A basic alfredo sauce contains a few ingredients cream, parmesan cheese and garlic, and is really simple...