A New Direction

For 10 years, I shared easy homestyle recipes and craft projects on this blog, as well as the occasional home project. But life has changed over the past few years and I haven’t shared a lot. I don’t cook like I used to and I got pretty burnt out on crafting and blogging about it. […]

Crock Pot Ginger Peach Chicken


  Recipe hunting can be such a challenge for those of us living in rural communities who are limited to Dollar General, Walmart and maybe Kroger. But, that doesn’t mean that we have to stick to the classics like roast or chicken and dumplings. There’s room to venture out to things like Ginger Peach Chicken […]

Cowboy Casserole


 Cowboy Casserole looks just like it’s bestie Tatertot Casserole with a couple of exceptions. There’s no green beans and it has a little kick–green chilies. But because of it’s creamy base, the chilies give the casserole just the right amount of spice without being overpowering. Turn the flavor down by taking out one can of […]

30 Soup Recipes for Fall

Finding a list of soup recipe ideas is easy, finding a quality list that isn’t full of broken links and difficult recipes is much harder. When I put together this collection, I only added recipes from blogs and websites that I actually follow, only added recipes that looked delicious, and just that I want to […]