How to Make Mint Simple Syrup

How to Make Mint Simple Syrup

This mint simple syrup recipe contains affiliate links. Mint is one of the easiest plants to grow in the garden but you have to be careful to keep it well tended.  Mint is fairly invasive and will quickly spread outside of it's designated growing spot.  Some people plant mint in submerged pots to keep it contained or build a plastic 'wall' underground out of plastic edging to contain the growth. Once your mint becomes well established you will soon find yourself wondering what in the world you are going to do with all that mint! This mint simple syrup can be used for a number of different things.  It is a great way to sweeten homemade iced tea and is a key ingredient in the Mint Julep, which is the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby.  We are loyal … [Read more...]

Craft Frenzy Friday Link Party!

Craft Frenzy Friday Link Party!

Welcome to Craft Frenzy Friday! We love to see your crafts, recipes, diy projects, and much more!  We will pin every link to our pinterest board every week.  The people featured will additionally get pinned onto our featured board!  We hope that you will share your blogs with us! We want to thank everyone for joining us at Craft Frenzy Friday and hope that you will follow our host! Craft Dictator: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Bloglovin’/Pinterest/Google+  Turning the Clock Back: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Bloglovin’/Google+ Busy Being Jennifer: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Bloglovin'/Google+ Detours in Life: Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest/Bloglovin'/Google+ Pickled Okra:Blog/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Bloglovin'/Google+ Wonderland and … [Read more...]

Share Your #Recipe in What’s Cooking Wednesday Link Party!

Share Your #Recipe in What’s Cooking Wednesday Link Party!

Turning The Clock Back has teemed up with Candypolooza  to bring you this What’s Cooking Wednesday recipe linky. This is your chance to showcase your recipes each and every week! Just to make things even sweeter— each week, post your fabulous recipes for the opportunity to have your recipe featured on What’s Cooking Wednesday the following week!! Keep in mind that if you link up here you are giving me permission to use your photo in next week's post if you get chosen as one of the featured bloggers. Here are a few suggestions on how to make the most of this recipe linky: While not required, I would love it if you would: Link back to this blog in some way. You can grab my button at the bottom of this page or add this blog to your list of places you link up to/party at on your … [Read more...]

Creative Uses for Orange Peels

Creative Uses for Orange Peels

I have been compensated for the articles I write for SC Johnson but all opinions expressed here are my own. My children love fruit – especially oranges – and we go through a ton of them!  Oranges are sweet, easily transportable and loaded with vitamin C to help fight off colds. While they make great snacks, they leave behind a large amount of waste − their peels. What most people don’t know, however, is that orange peels have a number of beneficial household uses as well! So the next time you go to toss those peels away, consider reusing them instead.  Check out my suggestions on the SC Johnson Greener Choices blog for a few ideas! What do YOU do with your leftover orange peels? … [Read more...]

Lemon and Raspberry Parfait Recipe

Lemon and Raspberry Parfait Recipe

This parfait recipe was inspired by a product I received to review but all opinions expressed here are my own. I have always been a huge fan of adding fruit to my granola.  If I have a bowl of granola for breakfast it is always topped with raisins or berries.  When I grab a yogurt for a snack it usually has a combination of granola and fruit added to it.  Granola gives it a bit of texture and the fruit provides extra sweetness.  When I was trying to decide the best way to feature the delicious granola I received from Ladera Granola in a recipe I knew it would contain fruit.  I was at the grocery store when inspiration struck.  Lemons and raspberries would taste DELICIOUS with granola! The question I had to decide was how to incorporate the lemon flavor into my dessert.  I have … [Read more...]