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

Copycat Chik-Fil-A Spicy Chicken Sandwich

  No matter what your views on the politics of Chik-Fil-A’s owner, I think we can all agree on one thing: That joint makes some tasty bird parts. But even without the controversy,… 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

Back to School Goldfish Crackers

  School started the other day for my kids, and I wanted to celebrate by sending a little something special for the kids to have at school. There are lots of ideas on… 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

I’ve Totally Fallen for this Fall Snack Mix

  I wonder who invented Chex Mix? Was it a scientist at the Chex laboratory or some housewife in the Mid-West? Either way, the concept was genius. In the old days, you had… Continue reading

Coconut Jasmine Rice

  A few weeks ago, Manfrengensen and I went out to a nice restaurant, and his entrĂ©e came with a delicious coconut rice that I decided to try to replicate, so I went… 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