Brine and Roast Whole Turkey plus gravy recipe

Easy, Step by Step, Brine & Roast a Turkey

with bonus recipe for gravy! Are you intimidated by roasting a whole turkey for your holiday meal? Don’t be! I’m confident that you can make a delicious and savory turkey dinner. You just need the following recipes and step by step instructions. I’ve included tons … Read more

Friendly Costume Ideas for Kids

Are you trying to figure out a costume idea for your kids? I’ve made some costumes and bought some costumes over the years that I want to share with you. Maybe you’ll be inspired with a new idea for your kids to wear.  Some of … Read more


Decorating Cakes with Candy Melts

I love to bake and decorate cakes! You can design a fun birthday cake just using candy melts for the decorations. Candy Melts come in lots of colors…that are vanilla flavor, but there’s light cocoa candy melts too. In this post, I may call them … Read more

Football Season is Here! Be a FAN.

 Whether you shout Gig ‘em, Roll Tide, Sic ‘em, Go Gators, Hook ‘em, Boomer Sooner, Go Dawgs, or Geaux Tigers, undoubtedly you’ve got a team that your family cheers for.     Football, American football, is the top sport in our home. We love the fall season for the cooler weather, yes, but we really love … Read more

How to Make Garlic Dill Pickled Okra

How to Make Garlic-Dill Okra Pickles

Growing okra in my home backyard garden has made me feel like I’m the best gardener ever! God has blessed me with an abundance of okra. I really can’t take the credit. I plant the seeds and God makes them grow. Even though I live … Read more

how to be a digital student

How to Be a Digital Student

Going digital in my academics, for me, was extremely simple and easy. I grew up in a VERY tech-savvy family. I started helping my Dad build computers from just the components at the age of 8. I would help him build the box and then … Read more

Apple Walnut Cranberry Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

Apple Walnut Cranberry Gorgonzola Salad

This is my all-time favorite salad. It’s a great side dish or a complete meal. This is a super easy salad to put together with a versatile dressing and glazed walnuts that have a spicy kick.  If you want to go the extra mile, I’m … Read more

Organize Pool Party Towels

Organize Pool Towels for Family and Guests

Our family got a backyard swimming pool two years ago. We are two adults and three kids who swim almost everyday in our pool. I needed lots of towels and I wanted NICE pool towels. Not too thick, but absorbent and could dry quickly if … Read more

Photographing Kids

Taking Natural Photos of Your Kids

Over the 18 years that I’ve been a parent, I’ve opted to take annual photos of my kids instead of going to a studio or hiring a professional. In the beginning, there were a few times I did go to the in-store photo studios, but … Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cones

Are you a raw cookie dough lover? I have a new safe way to eat raw cookie dough that is made by baking the flour and leaving out the eggs! I have seen others pin about their cookie dough truffles or cookie dough fudge. Since … Read more