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Sugar Crusted Lemon Cookies

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Growing we had a lemon bush in the back yard. You might have thought I made a mistake when I said bush, but it most definitely was not a tree. And it produced big lemons. Grapefruit sized lemons! They were huge and the bush produced tons of fruit, even though we did absolutely nothing to tend it. I fell in love with homemade lemonade, and lemon bars and lemon desserts, and lemon anything!!! We had lemon everything all summer long. I remembered Mom's recipe for a lemon sugar cookie, but ... Read more

Looking for Harry Potter potion recipes? This Polyjuice Potion Recipe is the perfect punch for your next Harry Potter Party! It is so easy to make!

Polyjuice Potion Recipe

Looking for Harry Potter potion recipes? This Polyjuice Potion Recipe is the perfect punch for your next Harry Potter Party! It is so easy to make!

Any Harry Potter fans out there? I have got something special just for you! As you probably know, Harry Potter's Birthday is tomorrow! (Let the Harry Potter Parties commence!) I've got an awesome Harry Potter potion recipe to help you celebrate: ... Read more

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Squirt Gun Races

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Is everyone enjoying their summer?  School in my area is starting soon so we are trying to jam as many summer activities in while we can.  Which includes enjoying some water activities and our pool!  Ahh...those last lazy days of summer. It is ... Read more




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Sugar Crusted Lemon Cookies

Growing we had a lemon bush in the back yard. You might have thought I made a mistake when I said bush, but it most definitely was not a tree. And it produced big lemons. Grapefruit sized lemons! They were huge and the bush produced tons of fruit, even though we did absolutely nothing to […]

Looking for Harry Potter potion recipes? This Polyjuice Potion Recipe is the perfect punch for your next Harry Potter Party! It is so easy to make!

Polyjuice Potion Recipe

Any Harry Potter fans out there? I have got something special just for you! As you probably know, Harry Potter’s Birthday is tomorrow! (Let the Harry Potter Parties commence!) I’ve got an awesome Harry Potter potion recipe to help you celebrate: Polyjuice Potion Punch! This recipe looks and tastes amazing! The best part? It is crazy easy […]

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Squirt Gun Races

Is everyone enjoying their summer?  School in my area is starting soon so we are trying to jam as many summer activities in while we can.  Which includes enjoying some water activities and our pool!  Ahh…those last lazy days of summer. It is still very warm in my neck of the woods and I was […]

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Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls

 Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls We have a great family breakfast for you today.  We recently had these at our family reunion.   With all of the activities that we had planned, we needed a quick and easy breakfast that would appeal to everyone.   These Breakfast Crescent Rolls really fit the bill! While they […]

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Sugar Crusted Lemon Cookies

Growing we had a lemon bush in the back yard. You might have thought I made a mistake when I said bush, but it most definitely was not a tree. And it produced big lemons. Grapefruit sized lemons! They were huge and the bush produced tons of fruit, even though we did absolutely nothing to […]

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Creamy Basil Ranch Dressing

This Creamy Basil Ranch Dressing is a cinch to make and crazy good on pasta salads, veggies salads and for dipping. It is a great way to use all the basil in the garden! Basil is one of my favorite things to grow in garden. It is so beautiful and the smell says something good […]

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Grilled Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwich

My hubby nicknamed this strawberry shortcake on steroids. In the summer we make our Grilled Strawberry Cheesecake Sandwich on the grill, and in winter on the panini press. It takes mere minutes with ingredients that are so easy. You will want to keep frozen sliced berries, frozen poundcake and whipped cream cheese on hand at all times, […]

This Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe makes a MONSTER BATCH of cookies! Perfect for parties.

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies Our neighbors are a beautiful family of eight children.  My husband and I  are empty nesters so we love to watch their children play outside and to hear of their school activities and events.  Two weeks ago, we heard that their 17 year old daughter was running hurdles at school […]

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Food

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Sugar Crusted Lemon Cookies

Growing we had a lemon bush in the back yard. You might have thought I made a mistake when I said bush, but it most definitely was not a tree. And it produced big lemons. Grapefruit sized lemons! They were huge and the bush produced tons of fruit, even though we did absolutely nothing to […]

Looking for Harry Potter potion recipes? This Polyjuice Potion Recipe is the perfect punch for your next Harry Potter Party! It is so easy to make!

Polyjuice Potion Recipe

Any Harry Potter fans out there? I have got something special just for you! As you probably know, Harry Potter’s Birthday is tomorrow! (Let the Harry Potter Parties commence!) I’ve got an awesome Harry Potter potion recipe to help you celebrate: Polyjuice Potion Punch! This recipe looks and tastes amazing! The best part? It is crazy easy […]

cream cheese and sausage breakfast crescent roll

Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls

 Cream Cheese and Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls We have a great family breakfast for you today.  We recently had these at our family reunion.   With all of the activities that we had planned, we needed a quick and easy breakfast that would appeal to everyone.   These Breakfast Crescent Rolls really fit the bill! While they […]

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Lemon Curd Muffins

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. I. Love. Lemons. These Lemon Curd Muffins are going to make my fellow lemon luvrs extremely happy. I know this because I am a luvr of all things lemon and these muffins brought me great joy! Actually here at MFP we love the tangy sweet flavor of […]

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DIY Crafts

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Squirt Gun Races

Is everyone enjoying their summer?  School in my area is starting soon so we are trying to jam as many summer activities in while we can.  Which includes enjoying some water activities and our pool!  Ahh…those last lazy days of summer. It is still very warm in my neck of the woods and I was […]

Super easy to make Altoid Gift Tins. Repurpose those tins and make them pretty with the Heidi Swapp Minc Foil Applicator!

Altoid Gift Tins

Disclosure:  I have received product in exchange for this post but all opinions are 100% mine. But seriously, how could you not 100% like foil??!! Today I am going to show you how to make these super chic DIY Altoid Gift Tins. You can make these gift tins with any paper, but in order to […]

This paper dress decor tutorial is so quick, so easy and definitely so perfect to add a cute touch to any room! It's our favorite!

Paper Dress Decor

This paper dress decor tutorial is so quick, so easy and definitely so perfect to add a cute touch to any room! It’s our favorite! I really love the opportunity (and excuse) to make something I’ve pinned each month. I get so wrapped up in creating that sometimes it’s nice to just follow the instructions and […]

These cute chalk painted succulent jars are the perfect new home for your succulents to shine!

Chalk Painted Succulent Jars

These cute chalk painted succulent jars make the perfect home for your succulents to shine. Hi everyone. Amber from rick•a•bam•boo here again.  Did you try the Raspberry Tiramisu I shared last month?  Delicious, huh?  Well this month I have a quick and easy craft to share with you.  These chalk painted canning jars are super fun and simple to make. […]

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Cleaning

A great roundup of patriotic and BBQ ideas for Memorial Day!

Labor Day Roundup

Happy Labor Day!   It dawned on me early this morning that tomorrow is Labor Day. As I prepared this post I also realized that I look at patriotic holidays differently since marrying my husband. Both of his parents immigrated from Holland to the US in their early 20’s. My father-in-law came over first and […]

Magic Felted Wool Dryer Balls - use up to 20% less drying time = 20% less electricity, chemical and dye free, natural fabric softener, earth friendly, natural static remover and they are low maintenance, just leave them in your dryer. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oils to each Magic Felted Wool Dryer Ball for an amazing fresh smell in all your laundry. They are also a great gift idea!

Magic Wool Dryer Balls

DIY Wool Dryer balls? What are they and why would I want to make some? Those were my thoughts when I found this pin from  Holly Gray at Caleigh’s Corner.  My second thought was, loving the idea of not having to purchase dryer sheets, even better, I like the idea of not finding used dryer sheets on […]

Super easy trick to stop your bathroom mirror from fogging!

Stop your bathroom mirror from fogging!

Today I am going to get real. Like in real pictures of my real master bathroom. And my real master bathroom is real small.  But it has a real large mirror. That means that whenever I take a shower, the whole bathroom fogs up and my hubby can’t see in the mirror to shave. So […]

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Best Cleaning Tips on Pinterest

One of our favorite things about Pinterest is finding tips and tricks that make life easier. Did you know you can clean your grill grates, stove burners and oven with practically no scrubbing? How about streak free outdoor window cleaning? Got ants, mold, stains, smells that you want to get rid of? So did we!!! […]

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Home Organization

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SLS Free Toothpaste

SLS-free toothpaste. What is SLS and why do I want a natural toothpaste? SLS stands for ‘Sodium Lauryl Sulfate,’ which is a detergent that breaks surface tension and separates molecules in order to allow better interaction between the product and your teeth. Since being diagnosed with hypothyroidism and MTHFR, I have started down the path of switching out my store bought […]

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Organizer Caddy

Merry Christmas, everyone! The big day is finally here! I hope that you are all snuggled up, enjoying the festivities with those closest to your heart. I’m excited to spend time with my family, play around with my new gifts and eat massive amounts of pie. Priorities, right? With the new year literally days away, […]

DIY Poo Pourri - This was easy to make at home and worked as well as the commercial stuff for way less.

Stop the Stink Spray

What would you say if I told you I think Stop the Stink Spray is a lot like Luna Lovegood? I am not kidding. Luna Lovegood is my favorite Harry Potter character. She became my favorite after I was offended by a Facebook quiz that professed to tell me which Harry Potter character I was most […]

Free Printable After School Job Chart

After School Job Chart – Free Printable!

We know this is a busy time of year for those of you with children going back to school.  The beginning of a new school year is an exciting time:  new friends, new teachers, new experiences….and probably new shoes, too!  We noticed with our own kids that the first few days of school were a […]

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Link Parties

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Best Recipes & DIY Projects Link Party #106

Pin your best recipes and DIY projects, or browse through the latest trends on the Web, at our Best Recipes &  DIY Projects Link Party! * We’re sharing our favorite links from last week’s party at the beginning of today’s party.  Check them out and then keep scrolling down for the link party.  Happy Weekend! Thanks for participating […]

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Best Recipes & DIY Projects Link Party #105

Pin your best recipes and DIY projects, or browse through the latest trends on the Web, at our Best Recipes &  DIY Projects Link Party! * We’re sharing our favorite links from last week’s party at the beginning of today’s party.  Check them out and then keep scrolling down for the link party.  Happy Weekend! Thanks for participating […]

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Best Recipes & DIY Projects Link Party #104

Pin your best recipes and DIY projects, or browse through the latest trends on the Web, at our Best Recipes &  DIY Projects Link Party! * We’re sharing our favorite links from last week’s party at the beginning of today’s party.  Check them out and then keep scrolling down for the link party.  Happy Weekend! Thanks for participating […]

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Best Recipes & DIY Projects Link Party #103

Pin your best recipes and DIY projects, or browse through the latest trends on the Web, at our Best Recipes &  DIY Projects Link Party! * We’re sharing our favorite links from last week’s party at the beginning of today’s party.  Check them out and then keep scrolling down for the link party.  Happy Weekend! Thanks for participating […]

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