Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Black Bean and Corn Salad

It is a three day weekend in the US,  no work on Labor day (Monday) for most. This will be a weekend filled with picnics and barbecues as so many try to hang onto the last bit of summer.Temperatures are still quite hot here, with the occasional thunder shower ( picture me pointing at a weather map with stick and sounding very meteorological ). We are still picking…

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Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 154

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 154

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 154

Thursday Favorite Things ButtonIt’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 154 and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is…..  a sweet email I received requesting a recipe I posted  a couple of years ago. Emails and comments you send my way are always some of my favorite things.

carrot cake with creamcheese frosting

 

Okay lets get this party started!

popular Thursday Blog HopThe Thursday Favorite…

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Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a favorite at our house, an easy to follow and extra yummy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting!

carrot cake with  creamcheese frosting

What You need
Cake:
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Pinch ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
1-1/3 cups canola oil
3 cups shredded carrots (about 6 medium)
1 cup chopped…

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Perfect Pasta

Perfect Pasta

Pasta is a staple in our home and my menopause middle is proof of that,giggle. Today I am sharing some of my “perfect pasta” methods. If you have any pasta making tips please share them with me in the comment section. I hope these little tips will help you to have perfect pasta every time-

perfect pasta

  • YES-Use plenty of water, the ideal amount is 4 to 6 quarts per pound of pasta. This allows…

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Make It Monday Week Seventeen

Make It Monday Week Seventeen

Make It Monday Week Seventeen-

I love Thursday Favorite Things so much! Every Monday I shine the light on a few of the many wonderful things shared at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop. Its such a nice way to start the week. ♥ Thank you to all who share their wonderful blogs at the hop every week ♥ Now on to Make It Monday Week Seventeen.

make it monday week seventeen

Chickpeas ( garbanzo beans) remind me of my time…

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Mini Blueberry Cups

This is a migraine safe recipe, a sugar free recipe and a dairy free recipe. But it is not taste free, its really yummy! If I do say so myself, giggle. If you are not on a special diet, use the “real stuff” and please see …click to read more

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153

Thursday Favorite Things ButtonIt’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 153 and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is….. this big bag of orders. I don”t want to seem as though I am bragging. It is just such a joy to have so many orders all at once. I work hard to be a successful entrepreneur running three online shops and it is such a…

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Lunch Box Love Note Printables

Lunch Box Love Note Printables

Lunch Box Love Note Printables

I was inspired by Faith Filled Food for Moms to create some lunch box love note printables. You can see her lunch box printables on yesterdays Make It Monday. I often put little love notes in my hubby’s lunch box.  I put together a few lunch box love note printables to share with you. I hope you will enjoy using them.

Just click on the images and they will enlarge…

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Make It Monday Week Sixteen

Make It Monday Week Sixteen

Make It Monday Week Sixteen

This weeks Make It Monday has a little bit of everything. Which is why I love Thursday Favorite Things so much!  Every Monday I shine the light on a few of the many wonderful things shared at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop. Its such a nice way to start the week.  ♥ Thank you to all who share their wonderful blogs at the hop every week ♥

make it monday week sixteen

Lets start by setting…

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New Uses For Old Things 3

New Uses For Old Things 3

New Uses For Old Things 3-

Time for some more new uses for old things! At our home we upcycle, recycle and reuse whenever possible. One of the fun things about being good to Mother Earth is that there are a lot of other people just like us who are finding new uses for old things too.  I am sharing a couple of the things that we do and a few others that I am sure will inspire you.

I buy the large…

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