DIY Homemade Mixes -Ditch the Boxed Mix

How would you like to make almost everything yourself? Well let us start with homemade food mixes and ditch those over processed box mixes from the store! Would you like to make some of your own food mixes such as spice blends, hot chocolate, cake mixes? You will save a bunch of cash doing this … Continue Reading

DIY Honey Face Wash

Have you ever washed your face with honey? Or do you think I made that up? Honey is good for us both inside and out. I will share some of its benefits below with the recipe. My son has battled acne for most of his teen years. We have tried store bought soap, handmade soap … Continue Reading

10 Days of Goodness: Recipe for Struffoli

Yes I said S-T-R-U-F-F-O-L-I. Don’t go all crazy on me thinking I have gone nuts talking Italian and stuff!!! Struffoli is just a word meaning AMAZING Honey balls. It is like crunchy dough covered in honey and then covered in non pareil sprinkles – so stinking good! I mean COVERED in honey!!!! Usually if my … Continue Reading

Recipe For Homemade Pizza Rolls

It is raining today, has been raining ALL DAY LONG and not just little rain, big fat stormy, windy rain. What do you do when you can’t play outside? I usually cook because I hate cleaning, although I could clean…but my house is neat, not spotless…I’d rather cook anyday. 🙂 Last night we had raviolis … Continue Reading

Day 13: Make ________________ instead of buying!

In all of our efforts to spend less and save more we find ourselves making a whole lotta stuff from scratch and not just food! Over the course of four or five years I learned how to make almost all of my spice and seasoning blends, soup mixes, salad dressings, herbal remedies, tea blends, cleaning … Continue Reading

Making The Bagels!

Don’t you just love fresh, baked bagels, so nice and chewy and warm? Well in Georgia, you can’t get fresh bagels at the store like they have in NY but you can MAKE them! Really. My friend Elaine came over today to make a batch of bagels with me. It is always easier with extra … Continue Reading