7 Ways to Preserve Hot Peppers

As we move into fall, the heat-loving plants are thriving and I am preserving hot peppers this month so I don’t lose my harvest as the cool weather moves in. In late spring I planted SO many different varieties of these spicy little buggers…jalapenos, habaneros, serranos, and many more. Of course, I couldn’t just plant … Read more

HOAs and the Battle Over Front Yard Food Gardens

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In recent years, front-yard food gardens have emerged as a symbol of the growing green movement, reflecting a desire to connect with nature, promote sustainability, and beautify neighborhoods. However, for homeowners residing in communities governed by Homeowners Associations (HOAs), this newfound enthusiasm for gardening has sparked a heated battle. HOAs, established to maintain uniformity and … Read more

Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

cauliflower fried rice with chicken and eggs

This Cauliflower Chicken Fried Rice recipe is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own. For more inspiration during #FrozenFoodMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at EasyHomeMeals.com #MFFM2023   Looking for a better alternative to traditional fried rice? Cauliflower chicken fried rice is the … Read more

Choosing Eco Friendly Toys for Your Child

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Compared to 50 years ago, children today are exposed to many more toxins and substances that have a questionable effect on their health. As parents, we want to protect our children as much as possible. One way to do this is to choose eco friendly toys for them to play with. Environmentally friendly toys help … Read more

Blueberry Ricotta Cheese Coffee Cake

Blueberry Ricotta Cheese Coffee Cake on a white plate

This week I found myself with half a container of leftover ricotta cheese. In an effort not to waste it, I made this blueberry ricotta coffee cake, which turned out absolutely delicious! Topped with streusel topping, this homemade coffee cake has a bit of extra protein thanks to the ricotta cheese. You can use fresh … Read more

Easy Terra Cotta Pumpkin Craft

Easy Terra Cotta Pumpkin Craft

I have just started pulling out the fall decorations and getting into the spirit of all things pumpkin. I decided to get out my glue gun this afternoon and tackle an easy terra cotta pumpkin craft that I came across on Pinterest.  It’s easy to turn a terracotta pot into a decorative pumpkin. Just paint … Read more