Growing Food from Scraps

I found this great post on that I wanted to share with everyone!

Now that I finally seem able to grow things, and considering how much of the items she lists we throw out in a day, I’ve decided I am going to give some of these a try!!!

Thank you Kelley for the great post/idea!


Cajun Recipes – Reblog

We FINALLY got our power back after almost 3 days…. thankfully… but of course I still had nothing prepared to post so I thought I would share this post that I found in “READER” with everyone!

Don’t these recipes sound amazing? The link to the original site with all of the recipes is below!



New Orleans is celebrating its 300th birthday today, and “Good Morning America” is celebrating by taking the party from Bourbon Street to your kitchen.

via Celebrate New Orleans’ 300th Birthday With These Delicious Cajun Recipes — BCNN1 WP

Hundred-year-old Caramel Biscuits Recipe

I have been without power for 2 days now, meaning no cooking 😦

I still wanted something to post this morning so I borrowed this delicious recipe I found on

Here is the link to the recipe!


Crocheted Diaper Cover for Baby

Okay, I did end up deciding to make a Diaper Cover to go with the Teddy Bear Hat and the Baby Socks for a gift for someone I know that is expecting.

I still had some of the matching wool and the pattern I found just looked so cute!

This is how the diaper cover turned out!  Isn’t it adorable?  It is going to make a great addition to this new baby gift!

I found this quick and easy FREE pattern for the diaper cover at  Thank you to them for an awesome pattern.

Here is the full link to the pattern:

And this is the whole set, ready for gifting!



DIY French Vanilla Coffee Creamer 

DIY French Vanilla Coffee Creamer


An easy recipe that makes a great gift for coffee lovers.


1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 1/2 cups milk

1 large vanilla bean, seeds scraped and removed (optional)

2 tablespoons vanilla extract (use 3 tablespoons for an extra strong vanilla flavor)


1 In a large bowl add the sweetened condensed milk, milk, vanilla bean seeds (if using) and vanilla. Whisk until completely combined.  


2 Pour into clean glass bottles or whatever you want to store the creamer in. If using vanilla beans, you can add the emptied beans to the jars to infuse additional avor. Store creamer in the fridge for up to one week.  


3 You can decorate the bottle and give these as a gift, serve it in a mug with a dollop of whipped cream and crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch™ cereal, or add a splash to your coffee!

Chewy Chocolate Oat Squares via Art and Soul

chewy-chocolate-oat-square-flapjack-chocolate-tray-bake-cake-recipe-uk-featuredWhen I saw this recipe I just knew I had to share it…. and try it.  It is definitely on my to make list for this weekend for “the boys” lunches!  I hope you stop by Art and Soul to check out this recipe and everything else wonderful you can find there!



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Chicken Bacon Ranch Bake

Let me start by saying thank you, thank you, thank you to Lacie from for this delicious recipe idea!

I tried this for dinner last night and even though I am not supposed to eat any sort of meat, just the smell alone was enough for me to have some, consequences notwithstanding lol.  AND it was so worth it!

This recipe is easy and so yummy! Here is where I found the recipe:


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Lollipop Bouquet via Glue Gun Control —

Isn’t that the cutest thing?  I will have to make one of these for the next birthday that comes up!



After my last post, I decided to do something “fun” and stop feeling so deflated. I had been kicking around some “fun” ideas and landed on one that required a trip to the craft store. I wanted to make something for the kids at work. As a family doctor I see my fair share of […]

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