Festive Ideas For Decorating With Fresh Cranberries

cranberry garland with popcorn

As the holiday season approaches, it’s the perfect time to start decorating with fresh cranberries. These little crimson gems, often associated with traditional cranberry sauce, have a versatile and enchanting quality that can transform your home into a festive wonderland. Whether you’re hosting a gathering of loved ones, looking to spruce up your holiday decor, … Read more

Why You Should Leave the Leaves for Wildlife

Ah, the annual battle of the leaves—the epic showdown that pits homeowners against Mother Nature’s relentless autumnal deluge. We’ve all been there, staring out at the endless carpet of fall foliage, contemplating whether to summon the leaf-bagging army or wave the white flag of surrender. But fear not, for there’s an easy solution! There are … Read more

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

natural post box in garden

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