Blogging Identity

I've been online since 1999 and had this blog before 2004. I might have hit a decade but I can't be sure of who, what, when because I was an idiot and didn't back up at the beginning. I lost posts. That just makes me mysterious right? I've had issues the last couple of years. Well hell, I've had … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Stuffing

  Yes, I own and run a foodie site. But I still go elsewhere to get inspiration and new recipes to tweak to my liking. has been my go to for many years now. Then I found out they are local to me and I screamed just a little in excitement. I LOVE SUPPORTING LOCAL! … [Read more...]

Quick Twig Thanksgiving Placecards

  We are getting down to crunch time so I want to make sure I don't overload you with even more Thanksgiving stuff that you can't possibly get done. These cute twig placecards are easy to make and I think would be a great idea to have the kids do. If you have a big group coming, you could … [Read more...]

Best Pumpkin Pie

  I know there are a ton of pumpkin pie recipes out there. Lots of alterations done and tweaks. But some things shouldn't be messed with. A good pumpkin pie is one of them. Libby's canned pumpkin has the recipe right on the back of the label. But for an easy to make and perfect every … [Read more...]

25 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas

  I have had so much fun searching out Thanksgiving stuff. It makes me a little sad that we won't be home for the holiday so I can do some of them. Well, only a little because I'm excited to go hang out with one set of my in-laws. I have Mom's stuffing recipe but it's always better if she … [Read more...]

Pitch Perfect 2

  I'm so happy to know I'm not the only total dork that loves this movie. Hilarious thing is Pitch Perfect is NOT my kind of movie. I didn't watch it for many months after owning it. I bought it for my daughter because I knew she loved it. Then one night I watched it to see what the hype … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Worksheets for Homeschool

  Growing up, my Mom had a home daycare. I grew up with a lot of coloring pages and homeschool type stuff. Life would have been so much easier for Mom if the internet had been around lol There is so much to teach around the holidays and especially during Thanksgiving in my opinion. … [Read more...]

A Book Of Thanks

  Yes, I'm on a total theme with Just a Splash right now. After Thanksgiving it will definitely change to the Christmas lol I'm just enjoying the whole idea of the holidays this year. Most of us in the US will be getting together with family and friends next week. Instead of just a family … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Medicine Chest for Cold Weather

Cold weather brings with it a new assortment of potential ailments. Preparing your medicine chest ahead of time prevents emergency runs to the drug store. Believe me, you are already late getting it stocked up. I wasn't paying attention and we had a sinus cold go through the house 3 weeks ago. … [Read more...]

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition

  I love talking to people about their Thanksgiving day traditions. You don't realize your tradition might be weird until many of those around you look at you funny. Of course, I love finding out that a tradition we have is unique. I found a fun article with some ideas to add to your … [Read more...]