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Monday Munchies: From the Garden Italian Grilled Chicken Salad

Sometimes you just crave a nice, hardy, fresh, salad…not just rabbit food, but something healthy & hardy. This is a GREAT salad recipe…and if you have a food garden you can get a lot of the ingredients straight from your harvest. Ingredients you’ll need: 2 cups cut lettuce (mine was heirloom slobolt lettuce from my… Continue reading Monday Munchies: From the Garden Italian Grilled Chicken Salad

Craft'n'Cook Saturday · DIY · In the Kitchen · Recipes

Craft’n’Cook Saturday: Tropical Wedding Punch

So, as I mentioned earlier this week, my sister-in-law got married last Saturday. She had a 1920s Afternoon Tea theme for her wedding and reception. I was tasked with the job of baking my Honey-Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies and making the wedding punch. I found a punch recipe on Pinterest and made some alterations…and it… Continue reading Craft’n’Cook Saturday: Tropical Wedding Punch

DIY · Financial Advice · In the Garden · Organizing · Tip-ical Tuesday

10 Tips to Gardening on a Budget

Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies and often is a form of de-stressing “therapy” for me. The downside? Around this time of year it can be very expensive…so, for someone on a strict budget, how can you manage you hobby without burying your budget? There are All Sorts of Ways: 1.Plan your garden ahead of time.… Continue reading 10 Tips to Gardening on a Budget

Craft'n'Cook Saturday · DIY · In the Kitchen · Monday Munchies · Recipes

Monday Munchies: Honey Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

  This is one of my absolute favorite desserts to prepare for get-togethers, parties, or just when my sweet tooth is desperate for something delish! **This is my own personal modification to an old McCormick’s recipe I found on the side of a McCormick’s vanilla extract box. I do a bit of a deviation from… Continue reading Monday Munchies: Honey Vanilla Chocolate Chip Cookies

Craft'n'Cook Saturday · DIY · In Decor

Craft’n’Cook Saturday: Monogram Initial Frame

Happy Saturday everyone! It’s the weekend & there’s finally some extra time (hopefully) to rest, catch up on things around the house, & be creative! This is a fun & easy tutorial on how to create a cute & decorative Monogram Initial frame. This will make great decor around your home, or the perfect gift… Continue reading Craft’n’Cook Saturday: Monogram Initial Frame