Red, White, and Blue Cookie Cake

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Family handed down recipes are the best but so are the recipes you get from great friends.  Recipes like this jumbo cookie cake.  It's the easiest and quickest cookie cake I've ever baked and you can decorate it for any holiday or occasion.  In fact, my girls have requested this cookie cake in place Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #127

Welcome back to another great week at Happiness is Homemade Link Party !!! We're glad to have you join us.  Summer is heating up and I am looking for easy meals that I don't have to heat the kitchen up with.  Yesterday it was 102 here and today more of the same! I think I'll have to forego the Continue Reading

20 Projects to Re-purpose Starbucks Bottles

20 Projects to Re-purpose Starbucks Bottles

I love coffee. That’s a fact.  This love for coffee really only happened in the last few years.  I never enjoyed the drink in any form.  That being said, I love the coffee from coffee shops such as Starbucks© and the mom-and-pop shops in our towns BUT I really don’t care for the bottled versions of Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #126

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Welcome back to another great week at Happiness is Homemade Link Party!!! We're so glad you are joining us.  So many fabulous bloggers linked up last week and we want to see more! Link up your best posts. Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there! THIS WEEK'S FEATURES Garlic Butter Continue Reading

Picnic Giveaway! (Enter to win!)

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Summer picnics are a great way to get the family outside to enjoy the weather, family time, and fun.  Some of my best childhood memories when we would prepare a picnic lunch and head to the lake for the day.  The lake we would always go to had something for everyone - swimming, fishing, boating, Continue Reading

Between the Lines – Blogghetti

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Katherine from Katherine's Corner recently invited me to be part of the "Between the Lines" series featuring "Women Bloggers Over the Age of 50" and how we got involved in blogging. It just so happens that today is my 50th birthday so this is a great way to be welcomed into the "club".  All of the Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #125

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Welcome back to another great week at Happiness is Homemade Link Party!!! We have some great features this week and looking forward to what ya'll bring this week! THIS WEEK'S FEATURES How To Dolly Stencil A Cushion from Pillar Box Blue   Thrift Store Candle Makeover Tutorial from Continue Reading

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Sometimes I get carried away at the fresh fruit and produce stands in the summer and buy more than I really will use.  Then again, that happens when the grocery stores stock their produce department so beautifully.  I recently bought fresh blueberries - what seems like a ton of the juicy little blue Continue Reading

Spicy Sriracha Chicken (Guest Post)

Spicy Sriracha Chicken

Hello readers, it’s Rachel here from ReadySetEat. First, I wanted to thank Lisa for the opportunity to share one of my favorite recipes with her readers. Like many of you, I enjoy cooking and finding new and creative recipes. Chicken recipes are my favorite because they are always quick, delicious, Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #124

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  Welcome back to another great week at Happiness is Homemade Link Party!!! THIS WEEK'S FEATURES DIY Scrabble Tile Garden Markers from The Homespun Hydrangea   DIY Homemade Cake Mix - Vanilla Butter Cake from Delightful Repast   Lemon Drop Cocktail from All She Continue Reading