Kitchen Ideas

DIY Paper Cone for Snacks

Paper cone and popcorn

Afternoon snack time is so much more fun if you serve the snack in a pretty container. There are lots of retail products out there, but why buy new when you can make a pretty DIY Paper Cone for Snacks in no time at all for just pennies? I love easy cooking tips like this…

How to Make a Heart Shaped Cupcake

Heart shaped cupcakes decorated for Valentine's Day

I am a frugal person by nature.  It was a part of my upbringing and has lasted to this day. Anytime I can do a cooking hack that will save me money in the kitchen, I am all for it. Some of my favorite cooking tips involve saving money.  When I was baking for Valentine’s…

Royal Icing For Gingerbread Houses

Making the perfect Royal icing for your gingerbread house requires just three ingredients. Gingerbread houses are so much fun to make.  We have a different one every year in our house. It is a tradition that we started when Jess was a little girl and it continues to this day, even though she is a…

10 Tips for Hosting a Cookie Exchange

cookie exchange

Holiday Fun Time – Host a Cookie Exchange. From now through the end of the year, there are so many holidays, and such fun to be enjoyed with friends and family.  One of my favorite traditions is to host a cookie exchange.  A cookie exchange is not just for Christmas either.  Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s day…

20 Ways to Use Ripe Bananas (or Their Peels!)

20 Uses for Ripe Bananas

Frugal Kitchen Tips: Ways to use Ripe Bananas (and Banana Peels!) Waste not, want not, as my grandmother used to say.  She would reach to the ground to pick up a penny!  While I am not quite that frugal, I do like to save money.  And nothing makes me more upset than throwing away food. …

10 Tips for Great Pancakes

10 tips for Perfect pancakes from recipesjust4u.com/

Great Pancakes are not an accident. They take some smart cooking and a great starting recipe for a basic pancake. But, thankfully, there are a few tips that you can make to ensure success in the morning. Follow tips to make great pancakes that are the hit of your family when they sit down for a…

40 Creative Ways to Use Cookie Cutters

40 clever uses for cookie cutters (hint...they are not just for cookies!)

Cookie Cutter Hacks Who would have dreamed that cookie cutters could be this versatile. They are not just for cookies, you know, even though that is the normal use for them.  Cookie cutters can be used in so many creative and inventive ways. I’m excited to share some ideas with you. 1.  For Eggs.  Use…

Kitchen Features that Make your Life Easier

Slide out mini kitchen pantry. Great idea!

Wouldn’t you love one of these neat Kitchen Features in your Kitchen? I have to admit.  I love kitchen gadgets, tools and features that make my work in the kitchen easier and more productive. There are unlimited numbers of them out there.  Some are what I call “kitchen fluff.” They seem like a great idea…

Dream Kitchens

Habersham kitchen with great attention to detail

What is your idea of a Dream Kitchen? Everyone has a different idea of what makes a dream kitchen. For some, it is a huge island. For others it is stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. For me, it is many things.  My kitchen is small, so any kitchen that has plenty of room…

Cute Food DIY Projects

Cute owl DIY project

Whimsical Food Projects for Do it Yourself. Some people are just so darned creative.  These cute food DIY projects are proof of that.  The creative artists took a simple food idea and made it into a DIY project. Here are a few of my favorite Food DIY projects. Add cranberries, raisins or currants to bread…

Kitchen Tips to Save you Money and Time

Top Tips and Tricks to save time and money in the kitchen

Make Life easier with one of these kitchen tips. We are all busy with jobs and families. So, it is great to have an arsenal of kitchen tips that can make work in the kitchen go more smoothly.  Some of these are cooking tips and others are simple ways to use commonly found kitchen ingredients.…

Kitchen Ideas to Make your Life easier

Fabulous Kitchen range

The Best of Kitchen Ideas We all love a great kitchen.  Here are some of my favorite “must haves” in my dream kitchen.  Some look great.  Some make life easier, and some are just plain neat. Whether it be appliances, storage ideas, or Kitchen gadgets and toys, these will make any kitchen one that you…