How To Toast Pumpkin Seeds

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It’s pumpkin time!  As you scrape out your pumpkin this year, you may be like me, and ready to enjoy my once-a-year toasted treat: pumpkin seeds!  Every year, I say I’m going to remember (because it’s so easy!) but every year, I have to haul out my recipe book to remember exactly how to toast […]

Lemon Meringue Pie Minis and a GIVEAWAY for National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

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Hey guys, I have something delicious to share with you on National Lemon Meringue Pie Day!  Okay, yes, it’s lemon meringue pie.  I sort of blew the element of surprise there in my excitement, but I do have a lot of fun things to share in today’s post.  Not only am I sharing the lemon […]

21 Wonderful Watermelon Crafts, Recipes & a Giveaway


There’s something that will always be true: watermelon is my flavor of the summer.  It’s something that goes all the way back to when at 5 years old, I won a watermelon eating contest at a county fair – against boys twice my age.  True story!  I know I’m not the only one – my […]

Firecracker Treats in Tube Containers

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As we head into the week of Independence Day, I am putting together our plans and I spotted these treat tubes, which I thought would make for a really fun treat for the kids when we head out to the parade this weekend.  I added a little something extra  to make them special (I saw […]

Fresh Herbs, Fresh Cocktails | Strawberry-Basil Spiked Lemonade

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This post is promoted by Target.I was a little bit late in getting this year’s herb garden started, but the weather was really messing with us here in Michigan this year.  We even had a night of frost after Memorial Day!  But fortunately, container gardening is not only forgiving (you can just cover plants or […]

Stamped Spoons for #SundaeSundays!

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Today’s post celebrates #SundaeSundays, and is sponsored by Hershey’s Syrup. I think I speak for everyone when I say, I LOVE WEEKENDS.  Even though I work from home now, weekdays are work days.  It’s errands, writing, cleaning – you know the drill!  But on weekends, we all come together and finally get a chance to […]