Category Archive: Household

DIY Serving Tray

We have an ottoman that we use as a coffee table in our family room, and I like to keep a big serving tray on it so that we can put drinks or… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The Summer Chore Chart

Back at the beginning of the summer, I made this Summer Chore Chart for the kids, with the hope that it would keep them motivated to work around the house during their break.… Continue reading

Home is Anywhere You Hang Your Garden Hose

I’ll be the first to admit that there is nothing like the satisfied feeling of completing a do-it-yourself project. We had been living here for two years, and I was getting pretty tired… Continue reading

Microwave Magic – Homemade Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping

  Speaking of Dairy Queen, my favorite treat when I was a kid, (and I pray this doesn’t mean that I pre-date the Blizzard concept…though I think it may) was the Magic Shell… Continue reading

Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream – Close Enough

  Before I got started today, I wanted to find a good Dairy Queen commercial. They are all okay, and most of them feature Dairy Queen food, which I must admit, I’ve never… Continue reading

Copycat Starbucks Lemon Cake – More Star, Less Bucks

  I don’t know about you, but my favorite Starbucks treat, by far, is the Lemon Cake. For me, no trip to Starbucks is complete without a slice of this kind of heaven.… Continue reading

Removing Sticker Residue From Glass

Recently, I bought a photo frame that had one of those annoying stickers on the glass, so I went looking for a method to remove it on the boards. I found one, but… Continue reading

Soap as a Mosquito Bite Remedy

The mosquitos have been vicious around here this year. I’ve got a few bites, but mostly they love to feast on The Princess, whose tender young flesh must taste like Butter Pecan to… Continue reading

Cinnamon Roll Waffles – Super Easy Deliciousness

  Recently, a friend sent me this pin, noting that it seemed to be right up my alley. I took a look at it, and thought, that seems too easy. I mean, would… Continue reading

Orange Creamcicle (more like Dreamcicle) Cookies

As the summer winds to a close, you will probably hear less of the hurdy gurdy music that the Ice Cream Man plays as he passes lazily through your neighborhood. Have no fear… Continue reading