I like to make sweets! Specifically, I like chocolate chip cookies, French toast, home-made ice cream and caramel popcorn. And these all have one common ingredient......Vanilla Extract. It's a staple in my pantry. There is about 1/2 teaspoon left in the bottle so vanilla … [Read more...] about Making Vanilla Extract (& what I learned)
This house definitely didn't come with my favorite kind of popcorn. I'm a huge popcorn fan. Just not THIS kind of popcorn. It was in every room. On every ceiling. Even in the closets. The popcorn ceilings had to go! You know exactly what I'm talking about don't you. … [Read more...] about It’s Not My Favorite Popcorn!
Who doesn't like chocolate......or cake......or an easy Valentine's Day dessert. If you're like me, you're busy and just realized that Valentine's Day is in a couple of days. You like creating special treats for your friends or family. But what can you do that won't take a … [Read more...] about Easy Chocolate Valentine Cakes
Chili in the winter is one of my favorite comfort foods! I'd even say that my chili is as satisfying as reading a good book curled up in front of a fire. And it's one of the most affordable meals to make if you're on a budget. I've been making Chili since I was a young girl, … [Read more...] about You Won’t Believe What I Put in My Chili Recipe!
Crickets! Weeks of crickets! No, not in the house! -- they were here on my blog. And in my head. I heard crickets every time I tried to write. I will be the first to admit that writing is not my first love. But then, neither are crickets. And I'm sure you will agree … [Read more...] about Crickets and……the List!