Tag Archive: homemade

Put Your Potatoes In – To This Gnocchi Recipe

Being a woman of Italian descent, I grew up eating gnocchi and have loved every single one I’ve eaten. It’s pasta, but it’s a dumpling, and when it’s done right, it just about… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – Copycat Dairy Queen Ice Cream Recipe Revised

The kids really enjoyed that DIY Dairy Queen Ice Cream that I made a few weeks back, so I decided to make a little more. If you will recall, I had wondered what… Continue reading

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

DIY Candy Corn Wreath – A Totally Sweet Craft for Fall

Every season, I like to hang something on our front door, but I didn’t have anything to go in between my┬ácocktail umbrella wreath for summer and the skeletons that I hang for Halloween,… 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

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites – Better than the ones at the mall!

I have had my eye on a number of soft pretzel recipes recently, but when I saw one on boards that you can make in your bread maker, I knew it was time… Continue reading

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Speaking of foods kids like, I also tried to make breaded cheese sticks like the ones Edison likes. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: What you need 12 sticks of string cheese… Continue reading

Homemade Bubble Bath….Take Me Away!

Who doesn’t like a bubble bath? We don’t take bubble baths like we used to, (at least not in this house) and we should take them more often. Now that’s going to be… Continue reading

Pan-Handling with Baking Soda, Peroxide, and Elbow Grease

I’m always looking for miracle cleaners, especially eco-friendly homemade cleaners. Recently one appeared on Pinterest that claimed to clean tarnished baking pans with a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. The photo… Continue reading