Lilac Vanilla Jelly

This always marks the beginning of canning season for me. The blooms on the bushes and the sweet smell wafting through the air, then brought into the house and canned up to be enjoyed till the next bloom of the Lilacs. Only use lilacs that come from a tree or bush that are not sprayedContinue reading “Lilac Vanilla Jelly”

The Sale is for Dinner – Planing The Weekly Dinner Menu!

Years ago, sitting at a friends house, she was commenting on how expensive groceries had become. I think of that moment often these days. Because, I have never seen groceries so expensive in my life! She was trying to get idea’s of what to make for her family for dinner, and I was sitting theirContinue reading “The Sale is for Dinner – Planing The Weekly Dinner Menu!”

The Savings and Meals Out Of One Whole Chicken – On Sale!

I am perusing through the new grocery add and while groceries are becoming increasingly more expensive as the days go on… I though I would write about the beauty of the whole chicken. It was years into my adult hood that I finally tackled the whole chicken. I literally thought it was massively complicated. ItContinue reading “The Savings and Meals Out Of One Whole Chicken – On Sale!”

Unboxing The Happy Planner

I know, it seems so silly to talk about what planner I purchased.  But when you get right down to it there are so many reasons why I purchased the one I did.  So I go over the products I go and why I did. Keep in mind I am adding to my original HappyContinue reading “Unboxing The Happy Planner”

Fix Your Washing Machine and Other Odd Things That Motivate You!

I know, it sounds so odd that fixing a washing machine can literally jump start your whole new way of thinking…. I have always been someone that fixes things and tinkers with things… It’s just who I am.  If something is broken, you fix it.  There’s no reason to have something laying around that isn’tContinue reading “Fix Your Washing Machine and Other Odd Things That Motivate You!”

61 Cards from one Authentique Paper Pack – Valentine Cards

I am having an amazing bit of fun on cards and seeing just how many cards I can get out of one paper pack.  This time we are using Authentique’s Sweetheart Collection and making Valentine day cards and making note cards to send to friends.       I love the creativity that comes whenContinue reading “61 Cards from one Authentique Paper Pack – Valentine Cards”

Tuesday Morning Haul And a Store Closing

When you happen to be running an errand in the same town that a Tuesday Morning is located at… you stop and see what they have… And you notice the craft section is overflowing with items you just have to ask why??? Then you hear the sad news….   But you are seriously overjoyed withContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Haul And a Store Closing”