Category Archives: Kitchen DIY (projects & food)

I Tried Making Refrigerator Pickles

I’ve been eating pickles for as long as I can remember. Growing up, my mom was always making a fresh batch of pickles for us to snack on and in my house now¬†we typically go through at least one jar a week. I’ve always wanted to make pickles but the whole idea of canning, etc…

Not Yo Momma’s Egg Salad. (yes, I really wrote a blog about egg salad. It’s that good.)

I don’t think I’ve ever actually eaten egg salad. I mean, once I accidentally grabbed a sandwich triangle at a baby shower thinking it was tuna…. smelled it and quickly put it down. I’m not sure why either – I mean, I do love eggs. My parents gave me a ton of fresh farm eggs…

Quick (healthy) treat! Veggie Ranch Pizza

If your kids are anything like mine, they don’t always want to eat their veggies. I was recently re-introduced to an old party favorite – ranch veggie pizza! It’s so light and delicious and the perfect way to sneak all kinds of veggies into your child’s diet. I tried a semi-healthy version and wanted to…

Fire up the grill… and add peaches!

We are trying to eat healthy at our house, so I was looking for something sweet to put on the grill after grilling up chicken and veggies for dinner tonight. My DIY grilled peaches concoction was ah-mazing (if I do say so myself), so I wanted to share it with you! You have to try…

DIY recipes – make your home and clothes smell amazing!

I have been making my own laundry detergent for years, but recently tried making fabric softener. Back in March I wrote a blog post for Houston Moms Blog with recipes for DIY detergent and fabric softener. (click here to read that post) At the time I made fabric softener using Suave conditioner. It has made…