John Legend’s Macaroni and cheese recipe (OMG, so goooooood!)

I made my favorite mac & cheese recipe tonight. The milks and eggs form a savory custard that holds the pasta together and is so delicious. I add extra paprika, black pepper, garlic salt, and parsley to the macaroni while it cooks to flavor the pasta itself. Instead of Monterey Jack, I use a blend…

Review of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day Honeysuckle Body Wash

When I was growing up, there was a honeysuckle vine covering the back fence. My mom wanted to cut it down because the sweet scent attracted bees but I begged her every year not to do it. Each year, she acquiesced, which gave me and my best friend Rhonda another summer during which to walk…

Review of Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping Cat Litter

My kitties were chosen to participate in a Smiley 360 mission for Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping cat litter. They received a $10 gift card to Walmart to be used to purchase a box of Arm & Hammer Slide Clumping litter as compensation for this review. #freesample #smiley360 I have only ever used clumping litters…

Herb and Container Gardening for Small Spaces

Think you don’t have room for an herb garden? Think again. Fill the pockets of an over the door shoe organizer with herbs. Poke drain holes in the bottom so you don’t over water them. Hang them on your door or affix them to something in your back yards. You’ll have fresh herbs to snip…

Gourd Arbor

Buy one cattle panel at the farm store nearest you, make a hoop of it, support it with steel t posts at each corner, ta da – you have a great arbor to grow climbing vines. You can also grow cucumbers and eggplants this way.