Box Crafts

Don’t throw away those shipping boxes! Come see the genius ideas to make them into toys for your kids over at my blog at Discovery Health.


Elm Bowls

Beautiful centerpiece, handmade. JL Wood Turning on Etsy.


Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

How can you have a Prime Rib dinner without the traditional accompaniment, Yorkshire Pudding? This Yorkshire Pudding Recipe makes poofy, airy pastry popovers! The pancake-thin like batter and the beef fat from cooking the Prime Rib Roast is used to make these breads. Instead of buying a popover pan, I just used a muffin tin. My goal was to get Yorkshire …


S’mores Marshmallow Pops

S’mores on a stick….these look so fun to make! Go check them out on my good friends Todd and Diane’s site White On Rice Couple.  

Sew Christmas Tree Yo Yo Ornament

How to Make Christmas Tree Yo-Yo Ornament

Every year, the kids and I hand-make several ornaments for the Christmas Tree. One of the most touching moments of the holiday is to admire the tree each year and giggle and reminisce “remember when we made this ornament!?” It serves as our scrapbook and the ornaments will surely be passed down through the generations of our family (I hope!) …


If only customer service was this easy

This is a sponsored review from BlogHer and Kenmore. Am I so bored that I’m talking with my washer? Well, no, but my washer is talking to a Sears tech. Yup, you read right, my Kenmore washer and dryer communicates via phone to help the tech diagnose the problem through Kenmore Connect. Sure beats calling and waiting for a tech …


Chopstick Glasses

Never leave home without your chopsticks! Chopsticks Glasses via One Inch Punch — see 12 other funky chopsticks at Oddee.

pressure cooker split pea ham soup recipe

Pressure Cooker Split Pea and Ham Soup

Only takes a few minutes of active time and 4 minutes of cooking time in pressure cooker! Pressure Cooker Split Pea and Ham Recipe over at my column on TLC.