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How Best to Clean Silver-Plated Flatware ((is this a “Tip of the Week”?!))

How Best to Clean Silver-Plated Flatware ((is this a “Tip of the Week”?!))

Ever since Shep’s appendix rupture, I have seemed to be out of Tip’s of the Week. I don’t know why the two are related, but that is just how it is. I am not planning on bringing back regular installments of “Tip of the Week”…

My Favorite Homemade Taco Seasoning Blend ((Tip of the Week))

My Favorite Homemade Taco Seasoning Blend ((Tip of the Week))

I think it has been about a two years since I purchased my last 69¢ packet of taco seasoning. 

Tip of the Week!! ((Faux-made Pickles))

Tip of the Week!! ((Faux-made Pickles))

Pickles!! Pickles!! Pickles!! Three cheers for pickles! If you have been following me on Instagram or Facebook you may have seen some of my pictures, hinting at this TotW. I am in love with this tip for a few reasons: Continue reading Tip of the Week!! ((Faux-made Pickles))

Tip of the Week! (The Very Best Way to Cook Shrimp)

Tip of the Week! (The Very Best Way to Cook Shrimp)

The moment I saw this method of cooking shrimp, I knew – I had been doing it ALL wrong for many years. I made a special trip to the store, picked up some perfectly yummy, large fresh shrimp and tested what I had learned. The…

Tip of the Week ((a simple egg test — will yours pass??))

Tip of the Week ((a simple egg test — will yours pass??))

For this week’s Tip of the Week, I am sharing a fun little way to test the freshness of your eggs. Don’t you ever wonder about your eggs?? Are they bad and you don’t know it?? Well, wonder no more. I have the perfect ((simple))…

Tip of the Week! ((A how to for saving heirloom tomato seeds))

Tip of the Week! ((A how to for saving heirloom tomato seeds))

My tomato plants are beginning to produce a steady supply of tasty heirloom beauties – and they are delicious! Continue reading Tip of the Week! ((A how to for saving heirloom tomato seeds))

Tip of the Week!!!

Tip of the Week!!!

Around my house, storage baggies are a key player in lunch packing. Sandwiches, grapes & chips – they work perfectly ((as I am sure you know!!)). I can’t get along without them – I have tried reusable pouches and all different systems & sizes of plastic…

Tip of the Week!! ((100th post & a giveaway!!))

Tip of the Week!! ((100th post & a giveaway!!))

This week’s Tip of the Week is also my 100th post!! To celebrate this achievement, I am giving away a set of 3 handmade, crocheted dish clothes. These dish clothes are cute but also get the “job done” better than any others I have found.…

Tip of the Week!!

Tip of the Week!!

Earlier in the week, I hinted at this tip. I was making Merlot Infused Garden-Fresh Veggie and Sweet Italian Sausage Ragu. Actually, I was browning the sweet Italian sausage & the ground beef.

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Tip of the Week!!!

Tip of the Week!!!

Do you like mushrooms? Do you cook with fresh mushrooms? Well, if you answered yes to both of these questions then this ‘Tip of the Week’ is for you. But before I share my tip — I would like to ask: “How do you clean…

((a green)) Tip of the Week!

((a green)) Tip of the Week!

The last few days have been focused of the food I am growing in my gardens. This is one of my favorite times of year to be outside. Everyday something has sprouted, spread, seeded or surprised me with some new bounty of produce. I think…

Tip of the Week!! Die flies!!, Die!!!

Tip of the Week!! Die flies!!, Die!!!

I am so excited to be sharing this ‘Tip of the Week’ with you. I have been dealing with a pesky problem for several years & recently found the solution — and it works every single time & is practically free. Continue reading Tip of the Week!! Die flies!!, Die!!!