Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub

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With Mother's Day fast approaching, I wanted to share some easy DIY gift ideas that you can make!  While in my apothecary (read: kitchen) the other day, I whipped up this amazing sugar scrub.  This Lavender Vanilla Sugar Scrub takes a few ingredients and about 5 minutes to make! Every mother wants a chance to relax and pamper herself!  This sugar scrub can be used on your hands, on your feet or … READ MORE

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken With Fennel & Rosemary


 Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken with Fennel, Onion, and Rosemary I know what you're thinking. As soon as I start throwing around fancy words like "fennel" and "rosemary," you think to yourself - no way can I make this dish, and what the heck is fennel ANYWAY? Well, friend, I have this to say to you: Yes, you sure can make this (and will, again and again), and fennel is something I was introduced … READ MORE

Skillet Dessert Recipes

Skillet Dessert Recipes - guaranteed to make your mouth water! via

There is an amazing place in Branson called College of the Ozarks.  You work at the school in return for tuition.  They have the BEST restaurant in SW MO!  The Keeter Center features the most amazing farm to table fare you will ever eat!  The kids that work at the college are so gracious and hardworkers.  One of my favorite desserts at the Keeter Center is their chocolate cobbler in a skillet.  It … READ MORE

DIY Garage Organization Ideas

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What's the most unorganized space in your house?  For me, it's the garage.  I feel like everything just gets piled up out there!  Our next project this spring will be getting this mess organized so we can utilize this space!  It's a 3 car garage and I would love for there to be storage space and a work area.  I popped over to Pinterest and found oodles of ideas!  Check out these DIY Garage … READ MORE

DIY Compost

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While researching everything we needed to create our own organic garden, my husband decided it would be a good idea to build a compost pile.  Compost works as a great fertilizer without any harsh chemicals!  And it doesn't have to cost an arm and leg to make it either!  This DIY Compost can be made for less than $25! Composting entails taking wet organic matter and allowing it to fester.  You … READ MORE