Peaches & Cream Muffins

I had high expectations for these muffins!  What sounds more delicious than peaches & cream? I cut the sugar in half for most recipes.  But since I didn’t want to mess this one up, I only cut back slightly, maybe a tablespoon.  The description says they’re “not too sweet”, so I was already happy about … Continue reading

Homemade Laundry Detergent

I had been wanting to make my own laundry detergent for a very long time.  Years.  I thought it would be too time consuming, too much work, so I put it off.  I started wanting to make it again & then read a lot of complaints about having to “cook” the soap, so I put … Continue reading

Homemade Baking Mix

I found this recipe for a Bisquik~like baking mix on Pinterest.  I love how easy Biquik is to use but I know it’s not very nutritious & has preservatives in it. I tried this recipe the other day & made scones/biscuits with it.  They were really good!  Mucho better than Bisquik!!  Today, I made blueberry … Continue reading

Orange-Vinegar Cleaner

I found this cleaner recipe on Pinterest.  You fill a quart jar with orange peels, then pour white vinegar in, seal & let sit for 10 days.  I used a pint jar because that’s all I had. The original pinner says it smells great.  The first time I used mine, it smelled more like vinegar … Continue reading

Moroccan Meatballs & Saffron Rice

This is probably my favorite meal! A lot of work, but most definitely worth it. For the vegetarians, I substitute 1″x1″ cubes of butternut squash for the meatballs. I actually like the squash more than the meatballs, and the meatballs are AMAZING. The squash usually ends up like mash, but I like it that way … Continue reading

Pinterest & Things To Try

I signed up for Pinterest in October but didn’t get into it until about a month ago.  There are so many recipes (& crafts) I want to try!  Many involve Mason jars, which I don’t have.  Except for the one. Starting next week,  I’ll try a recipe or two weekly & post the results here, … Continue reading