According to Merriam-Webster, simple can mean “free from guile, free from vanity, of humble origin or modest position, or free of secondary complications” just to name a few. When I looked further into this definition, I found a definition used… Read moreHow Can You Make Life “Simple”?
Ahhhh — garden planning! I usually start my garden planning in March sometime. You see, I don’t like March very much. It’s wet, dreary, cold and pretty colorless. It’s not winter and it’s not spring. So what’s the purpose of… Read moreGarden Planning Is Easy By Asking A Few Simple Questions
Spring is here!! With spring comes newness, freshness, lots of new growth (leaves, grass, flowers). That usually leads me to want to freshen up a few things in my decorating. I want that freshness all around me! I start with… Read more5 Easy Spring Decorating Ideas
By Rachel Paxton If you are looking for an easy, inexpensive gift to give to family and friends, you can’t go wrong with homemade hot fudge sauce. Seriously, who doesn’t like hot fudge!? I am making 12 jars of fudge… Read moreHomemade Hot Fudge Sauce for Christmas
(Family Features) Instead of fighting crowds at the store, head to the kitchen and whip up Pinterest-worthy treats and crafts. Whether you’re gifting a gracious host or just want a few extra presents on hand for unexpected holiday guests, flavorful… Read moreHomemade Gifts for a Heartwarming Christmas Season
by Rachel Paxton I love baking during cool fall weather. It’s great to enjoy fresh homemade muffins right out of the oven. Here are some muffin recipes that will give your kitchen the scent of fall…apples, cranberries, cinnamon, yum! If… Read moreThree Easy Autumn Muffin Recipes
Why are mug recipes so great? Many of us like the fact that we can whip up a quick dessert “on demand.” Mug recipes usually have only a few ingredients, and they microwave quickly. If you want a quick dessert… Read moreCozy Autumn Mug Recipes
(Family Features) Organization is essential for keeping stress at bay throughout the day. Whether you’re getting the kids ready for school, tackling household chores, preparing meals or getting everyone ready for bed, there are several things you can do to… Read more10 Ways to Stay Organized All Day Long
If you haven’t finished your Christmas preparation yet – here are some ideas for simple, old fashioned Christmas crafts and decorations.