Easy sweetened condensed milk recipe and substitute

How to Make Sweetened Condensed Milk Fast

Egg Free|Butter|No Bake
Homemade Sweetened Condensed Milk Recipe Did you know that you could make your own sweetened condensed milk? For the longest time, I thought you could only get sweetened condensed milk in cans from the grocery store. With this easy sweetened condensed milk substitute, I was doubtful at first, but a few minutes later I was amazed and pleased! Lo and behold, there in my blender was that sweet, thick, magical ingredient - sweetened condensed milk. Super easy - only took a few... Read this post
The best way how to shred chicken

How to Shred Chicken with a Mixer (So Fast)

Meat and Poultry|Chicken|Tips
How to Shred Chicken Fast Chicken is a staple meat in my house! Often times it is one of the most inexpensive meats and it is so good for us! I have SO many recipes that call for shredded chicken and I used to dread doing any of them because I would... Read this post

Tips and Ideas for Making Cold Lunches Easy and Cool {From a Mother of 8}

Healthy|Back to School|Tips
When it's time for the kids to get back to school and summer or winter break, I have mixed emotions (P.S. - pic on the left is from 2008! My two oldest have graduated and my littlest, who isn't even pictured, is 4!). In many ways, I love having... Read this post

Freezer Cooking Recipes, Benefits, and Tips

Make Ahead/Freezer Meal|Tips|DIY
I have a confession... I hate meal planning. No really. I hate thinking about what to make for dinner, as it usually dawns on me at about 5:30 that people are hungry. It's not fun. I don't like that question, "What's for dinner?". I usually answer... Read this post
Fat free chicken broth recipe

Easy Fat-Free Chicken Broth Recipe

Egg Free|Meat and Poultry|Salt
How to Make Fat-Free Chicken Broth for Cheap There are a lot of recipes that call for chicken broth but it can be pretty expensive sometimes to go out and buy it from the supermarket. That's why I love this homemade fat-free chicken broth recipe. Now... Read this post

Quick & Easy Boston Cream Pie Recipe

Desserts|Meatless|Oven
Cake Mix Trick This will improve your cake mix. I found this trick in the comments of a post on Tidy Mom, from a pastry chef named Shelly. (Thanks!)  Look at the directions on the cake mix box... Add one more egg (or add two additional if... Read this post

Easy Microwave Bacon + 3 Rookie Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make!

Egg Free|Meat and Poultry|Christmas
Bacon is glorious. But it sometimes there just isn't time to sit and fry bacon on the stove. Plus that's quite the mess and you'll be smelling like bacon grease for hours. Let me change your life right now people. Microwave Bacon, results in some fast... Read this post

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Egg Free|Oven|Meat and Poultry
Ah bacon, how we love thee. But let's be honest... cooking bacon on the stove is messy. That's why I've fallen in love with whipping up a batch of bacon in the oven! At times, I'll cook bacon in the microwave too, but overall, I prefer the chewy delicious... Read this post
how to can peaches the easy way

How to Can Peaches the Easy Way!

Summer|Water|Fruits
I have a ton of peaches on my trees this year, however, I do not have any room in my freezer to freeze them so it looks like I will be doing a lot of canning. Good thing canning peaches is quick and easy! Today I'm going to show you just how simple it... Read this post

How to Dry and Preserve Tomatoes {Plus My FAVORITE Dehydrator}

Summer|Healthy|Tomato
Tomatoes.  I am currently swimming in tomatoes. Everywhere I turn I see round (and not so round) balls of red, orange and yellow. After making a few batches of sauce (and packing them away in the freezer) I have now moved on to sun-dried tomatoes.... Read this post

Natural Dye Recipes for Your Easter Eggs

Easter|Tips|Eggs
Dye Easter eggs with natural ingredients from around the house! I found this Better Homes & Gardens article pinned several times on Pinterest, so I decided to take a closer look and give it a try. The colors are subdued, but are still pretty... Read this post
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