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How to Properly Clean and Season Your Cast Iron Skillet

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My grandma was from Tennessee, and once a month on a Sunday she would make us all supper. There was fried chicken, corn bread, mashed potatoes, and all kinds of amazing southern food. I don’t remember her recipes {I was still pretty young at the time}, but I do remember by grandma’s cast iron skillet. It was always on her stove and ready to cook with. When Grandma passed, I

Who Needs Drain-O!

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I found the best idea on Real Simple the other day.  It worked and now, I’m happy to share it with you! picture from Real Simple My bathroom sink drains incredibly slow.  I’m not sure if this is because of something the previous tenants did to the sink or what.  In any case (I’m going to gross you out here) the stopper is covered in gunk.  It’s black and I

5-minute Laundry Detergent

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Hey guys, its Kate here from Candidly Kate! Before my little man was born, my husband and I threw in a couple loads of laundry on Saturday morning and that was that for the week. After little man came around, it was a completely different story. Now I do laundry all. the. time. It multiplies like bunnies. And I used to spend a small fortune on laundry detergent. Am I alone?

How to Take Care of Your Kitchen Knives

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Hi. I’m Julie and I’m a knife n00b. Sure I have a knife set I bought at Target on sale and I know how to use a knife, but I never really knew how to treat them the right way. There are lots of things you can do to make the most of your knives and help them last. And I don’t know about you, but my knives are one

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake

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If I’ve never mentioned it before, Mike works for an adult beverage distribution company.  We end up with all kinds of fun shwag around the house.  Today was the best!  He brought me home a Jack Daniel’s bottle cake mold and label stencil.  How cool is that?!?? I immediately wanted to make the cake happen.  I talked Mike into hitting Michael’s for food coloring.  I didn’t own a nice spatula for

Wednesday Whatsits (45)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! Here are this week’s features!   Most Viewed (1) Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake Cheese Ball ~ What’s Cooking, Love? (2) 5-Minute Chocolate Mocha Mug Cake ~ Lemon Tree Dwelling –Links I Liked–   (1) Crab and Chipotle Aioli Deviled Eggs ~ Steak N Potatoes Kinda Gurl (2) Pots and Pans Cleaning and Storage ~ Four Eleven Rox (3) Anthro Inspired Polka Dot Clutch ~

Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes

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{photo source}   I’ve been wanting to share that picture forever!  Today is totally the right day.   Today I give you – Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes!   You heard me.  After Mike saw this PIN from my cupcake board I was obligated to make these cupcakes.  Being the amazingly wonderful friend that I am, I sent some of these cupcakes – in cups – to my friend Dale in

Better Than…Cookie Dough Cheeseball

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Yesterday was amazing!   The Buckeyes beat that state up north and all is right in the world.   GO BUCKEYES!!!     Per the usual, we were at our friend Treena’s house.  You may remember Treena from her Tater Tot Casserole.  Well, she has another gem.  This is the most addicting, delicious, “Treena did you make the cheeseball? Please tell me you did.” party food ever!  I say it’s

What is a Whole Food?

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So last time I talked about food as being Medicine and this week, I am going to give you more specifics.       What is a whole food?   Whole foods are foods that are in the same form that they are found in nature. They are fresh, unprocessed, simple, and organic. You will see overlap of the some foods in different categories as whole foods usually supply more than

Lemon Ricotta Fritters

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It has been quite the week.  I’ve pretty much been MIA from the blog, and I’m sorry about that.  But it’s all been for a good cause.  I’m on WordPress now!  I’m loving the new design and functionality I have.  While there is some cleaning up to do from the Blogger move and some features I’m still trying to figure out, I hope you all find yourselves at home here.

Parmesan-Baked Salmon

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Today was one of my favorite days.  NEW PHONE DAY!!! Mike got the ridiculously huge Note 2 and I ended up getting a phone that wasn’t on my list, the RAZR HD.  I have 14 days.  The Galaxy S3 was my first choice. Mike had that phone, and I it just seemed so big!  The phone I ended up getting isn’t really any smaller.  I’ll probably switch to my fist

The Most Powerful Thing…

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  The most powerful tool you have to transform your health or keep your health is your fork! Use it well and you will thrive. Choose poorly and you will suffer.  This principle starts at a very young age but it can also turn things around mid-stream if you’ve been using your fork in a harmful way.  Actually, I find that the less a person uses their fork, usually the

The “100 Things” Challenge

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Hey guys! Its Kate from Candidly Kate again. I am always amazed at how much stuff we acquire. I have no idea where it comes from. Maybe it is a product of having kids around? Or maybe that is just my excuse! At the same time, I like to think that I am a fairly organized person. Most of the things in our home have a place. But, occasionally I get “the

Wednesday Whatsits (16)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! It’s a great today y’all.  Last week’s party had some seriously awesome posts going on.  Some new blogs joined in, and some of my favorite regulars were back.  With it being 4th of July I had to highlight the Independence Day links that were shared too. In case you hadn’t heard, the Unique Sweets Link Party Challenge is LIVE! Click over HERE to enter

Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta

Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta is an easy to make appetizer that's perfect for everything from date night to your next cookout!

This post was sponsored on behalf of Maison Louis Jadot Wines via One2One Network. All opinions are 100% my own. Please drink responsibly. Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta is an easy to make appetizer that’s perfect for everything from date night to your next cookout! Bruschetta is one of my go-to appetizer options in the summer. It’s so easy to make and the flavor combinations are endless! I make it for

Easy DIY Striped Pillowcase

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You know what’s my favorite?  Seeing the UPS and FedEx trucks pull up.  It means a happy mail day!  I love opening new boxes of goodies.  A few weeks ago The FedEx guy showed up with a box full of fun paint supplies from the Tulip for Your Home collection.  There were stencils, paint, a roller, spray adhesive, and instructions to make a super cute pillow case. I wanted to

Whiskey Burger

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Hi, I’m Lisa from Cooking with Curls and I am so excited to be here! I would like to give a HUGE thank you to Julie for allowing me to take over her blog for the day 🙂 So just who am I? I am a stay at home mom with two amazing kids. We are originally from California, and moved to Iowa 14 years ago. I felt like I

Banoffee Pie

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Do you like Duff Goldman?  I’ve been a fan of Ace of Cakes for years.  The bakery put out the most awesome cakes.  Which is great and all, but they also have so much fun, and they’re quirky and the kind of creative people that make the world a better place.  I even got my little sister addicted to the show too.  When Ace of Cakes had its last episode I was

Something Wicked Halloween Art

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape brand painter’s tape. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know what makes today different, but I’m finally in the Halloween spirit.  I mean, it’s my favorite holiday and I always look forward to it, but now I feel like we’re on the final countdown.  Maybe I’ve just listened to Europe one too many times with the boys. 

Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Loin

Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Loin is an easy-to-make dinner, perfect for bringing the people you care about round the table!

This post is sponsored by the Nation Pork Board Porksgiving program. I received compensation for my time and efforts. All opinions are 100% my own. Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Loin is an easy-to-make dinner, perfect for bringing the people you care about round the table! I love the holiday season. Once October hits it’s game on. I plan fun stuff to do with the kids, outings with our extended family, and I