Author Archives: Melody Thacker

A Meatless Easter Feast

Are you trying to reduce the amount of meat you eat or experimenting with a vegetarian diet? Make vegetables the main attraction in your meatless Easter feast with these recipe ideas. This menu is a good start if you are … Continue reading

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How To Green Up Your Easter This Year

Before we know it the Easter bunny will be hopping down the bunny trail leaving a swath of plastic Easter grass and dozens of plastic eggs in his wake. Does it make the environmentalist in you cringe? Don’t be hopping mad, … Continue reading

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Unique and Thoughtful Gifts That Will be Appreciated

For some (many) people gift-giving can be the cause unnecessary stress – for both the giver and the give-ee! But there is a new, growing trend, many people are choosing to live simpler, greener and/or more mindful of accumulating too … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Popcorn? Cheesy!

What do you like on your popcorn? Butter and salt, or do you like to spice it up? How about cheesy!  Try this parmesan popcorn recipe! One of my Grandson’s and my favorite things to do together is make a … Continue reading

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Honey Barbecue Boneless Wings

Wings are a popular appetizer, snack or even a meal. These honey barbecue boneless wings are simple and delicious no matter when you eat them. This makes a big batch, feel free to cut the recipe in half for a … Continue reading

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Sweet, Spicy and Savory Sweet Potato Oven Fries

Sweet potato fries are all the rage and it’s no wonder! They are a tasty, yet healthier alternative to french fries, especially when they are baked in the oven like this recipe. Your family will love these sweet, spicy and savory … Continue reading

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How You May Benefit From Doing Nothing

In the busy, fast paced, hyper connected world we live in when was the last time you sat and did nothing? Really, how long did it last? Now, we’re not talking about sitting in front of the TV folding socks … Continue reading

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Which Is Better Natural Sea Salt or Table Salt?

Have you been wondering, “Which is better, natural sea salt or regular table salt? Perhaps you haven’t given it any though Maybe you’ve heard that natural sea salt is a healthier alternative to common table salt? Perhaps you’ve seen sea … Continue reading

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Candied Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Mm, these candied pumpkin pie spiced pecans make a wonderful holiday snack and are perfect for gift giving. You’ll also find a handy bonus recipe for pumpkin pie spice mix. It’s convenient to have on hand for pie, coffee drinks … Continue reading

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Save Money Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper

Do you look at the mounds of crumpled, torn wrapping paper after Christmas and wonder about all the waste?  Many people share this concern for the environment and are looking for ways to save money while being more eco-friendly. Making … Continue reading

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