Overnight, Slow Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Who wouldn’t want to wake up on a crisp, chilly morning to the aroma of cinnamon and apples waiting for you? The original version was a Weight Watcher’s that has been slightly modified for a more nutritious boost and is […]

Fall Decorating Ideas

Need some ideas for decorating your home for the Fall? Simple, pretty ideas that you can do yourself without breaking the budget. “Walking on Sunshine” searched the internet for some beautiful ideas and re-purposed some of her own decorations. Go […]

Easy Back to School Recipes – Scrambled Eggs with Herb Croutons

It’s that time again! Gearing up to get back to school! My boys are grown and their school days are over. No more backpacks, lunch boxes and trying to wake them up in the morning! Still when I see the […]

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Smoked Chili and Lime Butter

Don’t cover up that grill or put away the charcoal just yet – It’s still grilling season and corn on the cob is one delicious excuse to get outside and grill. “BeMindfulBeHuman” after a few failed attempts, gives us the […]

Overnight, Slow-Cooker, Apple Cinnamon Steel-cut Oatmeal

Slow cookers have really made a come back. They can be used for dinner, dessert, and breakfast. Steel-cut oats do take a bit longer than regular oatmeal, so this is a great method for getting a hearty breakfast ready for […]

DIY Natural Room Scents

This is a simple, all natural solution to freshen the air in your home. If you don’t care for the artificial scents from sprays, you can make your own at home with spices, herbs and fruits. “The Yummy Life” give […]

Cool Ways to use Cukes

Crunchy, juicy cucumbers just don’t fresh summer salads; they’re also low in calories and deliver skin firming Vitamin C and caffeic acid which may protect skin cells from UVB rays, a cause of wrinkles and age spots.  They also provide […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Taco kits are a great way to go for an easy dinner. Everything you need in one box – including lots of salt and preservatives. Making your own taco seasoning is easy, you can make it to suit your own […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

We don’t often think about Christmas in July, but if you love giving home-made gifts from your kitchen you may want to consider this.  I think any baker would love to get a bottle of home-made vanilla extract.  Those little […]

36 Uses for Baking Soda

There are so many uses for baking soda! You know that little box that’s in the back of the refrigerator that you usually forget about. Replace that with a fresh box while you are thinking of it and pick up […]

How To Grow Ginger At Home (Incredibly Easy!)

We use a lot of fresh ginger, we also run out of ginger all the time… Add to this the fact that fresh ginger is quite expensive, I am really surprised that more people don’t grow their own ginger plants. […]

25 Additional Uses For Olive Oil

What did we used to cook with before olive oil become so popular? It seems that olive oil is used in almost all savoury dishes these days. It is so healthy and versatile, but I don’t ever remember seeing olive […]

How To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home With Peppermint Oil

I am terrified of spiders, I hate them… I think it’s their unpredictable behaviour, the way they scurry around and often make straight for you (it’s like they know you don’t like them!). What bothers me most though – is when you […]

31 Ways To Use Lemon Peels

I love finding uses for things we usually just throw away, things like composting your kitchen food waste to feed the garden and reusing padded envelopes and Amazon boxes etc. However, if you are like me, you are still just […]