Hah! If you've read here at all, you know I do everything on a budget! So decorating for any season would have to be done frugally. Our living room (great room?) has a large stone fireplace as the focal point. I adore it, but it also bugs me. It's missing a mantel. Which I'm sure was supposed to be the design of it. But I just prefer a mantel. It's one of the items I'm
Oh, how I love a good milkshake! But what do you do if you’re lactose intolerant or choose to be dairy-free? Go without? Oh, I don’t think so. My secret? Use almond milk. If you haven’t tried almond milk, you should. It is a great substitute for regular milk and can be substituted for cow’s milk in most recipes. Here’s what you’ll need The Software 2 Tbs Dark Chocolate Cocoa Powder (you can use
I love bananas. There I said it. And why not, since bananas are a superfood. They are packed with all sorts of good stuff. But, sometimes, they get to that brown stage where they are just too soft to hold and eat without winding up with more on you than in you. So, what do you do with these past-their-prime bananas? Freeze them! Here’s how Peel 4 bananas and place in a quart-sized freezer bag.
What do I mean by ‘cutting the cord’? Well, in our case specifically, it was cutting the satellite cord – we were DirecTV junkies. We’d been loyal customers for over 10 years, and we were happily paying over $150 a month for our pleasure. We had multiple DVRs, multiple boxes, premium channels – the whole shebang. We planned a move across town and did all the right things. We called DirecTV and set up an
Disclaimer: I’m not a chef, I have no training. I’m not of Hispanic lineage, but our family adores Mexican cuisine. I totally made this recipe up. Remember when I promised Candy’s Amazing Mexican rice? Well, I was recently made aware that some think the word “amazing” is completely overused these days. Amazing, right? Ha! So, I switched things up a little. Plus, I like alliteration. So, it’s now marvelous instead of amazing. Whatever the word,