Be a healthy role model for children

Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. Children will also be more likely to try new foods and to like more foods if they are served a variety of foods regularly. Cook together, eat together, talk together, and make mealtime a family time. Read More: Be…

6 Crockpot Recipes With Less Than 300 Calories

It’s easy to believe you haven’t made eggs or attempted to perfect the sticky bun in your crockpot, but these recipes show you how it’s done with ease. In addition, each of the recipes have fewer than 300 calories — a feat for any meal or appetizer. Take a look at the ideas, and plan on…

Recipe for Greek style meat loaf 

Made with ground lamb, which typically contains more fat than lean ground beef, this meat loaf is rich and moist, accented with garlic, onion, parsley, and oregano. Serve thick slices on a bed of sauteed spinach, along with rice or roasted potatoes. For a condiment to accompany the loaf, if desired, serve tomato sauce, plain…

10 Ways to Get Creative with Candles 

Preserve the autumnal glow with these glass cylinders. They’re pressed with collected leaves in scarlet, orange, and golden hues. Read More: 10 Ways to Get Creative with Candles | Martha Stewart

Farm living/DIY style

“Happiness starts here.” The heartfelt sign hangs near the basement stairs in this cheerful and imaginatively decorated ranch-style farmhouse. And downstairs is the roomy workspace where most of the homeowner’s DIY projects take shape. Read More: Farm living/DIY style | Cedar Valley Home and Garden |

Grilled Italian Sausage Burgers Recipe

Try this easy and delicious twist on a regular grilled burger by using Italian sausage! Read More: Grilled Italian Sausage Burgers Recipe | WinCo Foods

Salmon Burgers with Sweet Pickle Relish

We have fond memories of a certain fast-food fried fish sandwich, so we wanted to elevate a classic into a refined fish burger fit for the summer months. In our recipe, tangy caper- and dill-laced salmon burgers are topped with a sweet pickle relish and iceberg lettuce, all piled on a sweet roll. Read More:…

Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork

It’s summer. And it’s hot. So why are you turning on your oven to make dinner? You don’t have to, thanks to our slow-cooker pulled pork. Read More: RECIPE: Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Sounds Like Nashville

How to Make the Perfect DIY Tire Swing

Whether it hangs from a weeping willow, swing set, or over a river, tire swings have always been a summertime essential. Read More: How to Make the Perfect DIY Tire Swing

DIY Makeup Removing Wipes

Learn how to make my favorite makeup removing wipes, free of harsh chemicals and artificial colors. Read More: DIY MAKEUP REMOVING WIPES – The Kitchy Kitchen

Chorizo Cheddar Burger Recipe 

Spicy chorizo and molten cheese patties makes for a flavor-packed burger. Read More: Chorizo Cheddar Burger Recipe by Hannah Hoskins

5 Creative DIY Ways to Organize Magazines in the Bathroom

It’s rarely discussed, but it happens everyday in bathrooms all over the world. Magazines seem to mysteriously find their way into the loo. My husband’s car magazines, my fashion and design mags — they all have a place in the bathroom. And, that place is usually the floor, the countertop, a random drawer, or on…

30-Minute Spaghetti and Meatball Recipe

I’m not one of those people who like to eat the same thing every day—I crave variety. But I could happily eat spaghetti and meatballs once a week for the rest of my life. Fortunately, my husband and children feel the same way, so it’s become one of our standard weeknight meals. In a perfect…

DIY French terra cotta pots 

If you are ready for spring planting but you are looking for an upcycle idea, how about your own French pots for your plants this year?  I just love the French designs that you will find on furniture.  So why not try the same technique on terracotta pots?  I did and it worked! Read More:…