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Loving our dehydrator – yummy snacks and seasonings

Loving our dehydrator - yummy snacks and seasonings

Before I talk about why I love this – I just want to say that I have not been paid to talk about our dehydrator. I was not given this dehydrator in exchange for this post. This is just a post I want to talk about what a great product this is and how fun…

DIY Rabbit / Bunny Cage for cheap

DIY Rabbit / Bunny Cage for cheap

This large bunny rabbit cage we did on the cheap. A friend gave my daughter a lion headed bunny rabbit baby for Easter. My hubby went to Target and got a cube kit (2) of them for 24.99 each. If you do not have a Target near you- you can get almost the exact same…

Cranberry Roast – Crockpot Slow Cooker

Cranberry Roast - Crockpot Slow Cookerker

This is a dinner that was so easy and so delicious. I did not come up with this recipe but I have made it a few times and its in our rotation. I love to cook with the slow cooker any chance I can get. You will need 1 envelop of dry onion soup mix…

Cub Scout Blue & Gold Banquet- Mustache Bash

Another Blue & Gold banquet has come and gone! It was a FUN theme!! Gotta love pinterest and great leaders to put our heads together to make it happen each year! Sharing our Blue & Gold with my readers. This year we had the boys help put together their own invitations. Above is what they…

Creamy Homemade Cheese Grits

Creamy Homemade Cheese Grits

Being from the south- grits is a staple in this house. However, we ususally make the instant grits. My mom’s grits always tasted better! Finally had her show me what she does differently. VERY DIFFERENT.     Using quick grits and a pot I measure out 1/4 cup of grits. That will make enough for…

Typography Home Decoration – Letter N Wall – Home Improvement Project

Typography Home Decoration - Letter N Wall - Home Improvement

I have been working on this wall of my home for about 9 months. I got EVERY single N on this wall from my local Hobby Lobby store. I only had to alter a few of them and this is quite the conversation piece as this wall is what you see when you walk into…

Valentine’s Day themed Breakfast and Lunch for your kids

Valentine's Day themed Breakfast and Lunch for your kids

Holidays are fun when you serve the meals in themes. Even my teenager looks forward to see what is waiting for them. Breakfast was simple but heart themed. Cinnamon rolls that were in a can. Unrolled it and rerolled it into a heart and then baked according to instructions.  Fruit strawberries cut into hearts served…

Valentine’s Day – Heart Attack your kids door

Valentine's Day - Heart Attack your kids door

A really thoughtful and fun thing we did this year was heart attack our kids doors.  Using my silhouette machine- cut out lots of hearts in different sizes. I then wrote something great about them on each heart. Once they went to bed- Chad and I attacked the door adding their hearts with all the…

Valentine’s Day – I’m hooked on you! gift

Valentines - I'm hooked on you!

My son wanted to make something simple for a special girl on Valentine’s day. Since he is in middle school he didn’t want it too cheesy or overly romantic. He hit pinterest (I AM SO PROUD OF HIM) and saw a similar idea. Purchased lots of gummy worms and filled a container that was purchased…

Cub Scout Pack Meeting- Winter Olympics aka Cublympics

Cub Scout Pack Meeting - Winter Olympics aka Cublympics

Our February Pack meeting was just days after the winter Olympics closed. We felt this would be a fun pack meeting for the boys. it was extremely fun and simple to put together. The cub master’s table was set up with a poster and simple colored plates in the Olympic colors. We set up those…

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party 2014

We love themed dinners in our home. And it gets easier each year actually. Because I add or make a few things each year and keep saving it for the next year. Also when I see things in the store all year long I may purchase them there. Many I found in the dollar section…

Personal Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert

Personal Strawberry Cheesecake Dessert

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss birthday. I wanted to try to make a new dessert this year for our annual birthday dinner. I searched for many different recipes. Because I waited till the afternoon of the dinner to even plan anything I had to use what was on hand. It turned out very yummy. Even…

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

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Where have we been?

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Life has gotten pretty busy around here and apologize for the lack of posts. However we have been sharing often on our Facebook page. Hope you have followed us there. If not you can follow us here I thought I would share what is on my IPHONE that we have still be busy, being mom…

NO SEW Wonder Woman Costume

NO SEW Wonder Woman Costume | NothingButCountry.com

I can sew when I really have to but I would RATHER NOT. This entire costume is new sewing needed!! EVEN BETTER. Starting with the TUTU. I bought 4 of these from Hobby Lobby. Tulle on a roll. Even better. Buying stretchy elastic I measured it around my daughters waist and tied it off in…

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »
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