Natural Citrus Cleaner

Natural Orange Cleaner

Don't you love cleaning with vinegar? How about the smell? Yes, exactly! Today I'm sharing a recipe for aNatural Citrus Cleaner!Add the peel from an orange, lime or grapefruit to a jar. Pour in 3 cups of white vinegar. Seal and store for 2 weeks. Strain and pour 1 cup of the vinegar mixture in  a spray bottle. Finishing filling … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Cookies

Red Velvet Cookies

 Today I'm sharing a three ingredient recipe for Red Velvet Cookies they are great for Valentine's Day or any occasion!If you count the powered sugar, that I sprinkled over them after they were done, it's 4 ingredients.  The sprinkling is totally optional.  I just love the contrast of the red/white.My sis always make a Red … [Read more...]

Apple Slaw {refreshing}

Apple Slaw 2

  Apple SlawWith all the talk of eating greens for New Year's day, I thought I'd share a refreshing cabbage recipe.We've been having this discussion on my FB page refreshrestyle, most everyone said they were serving some form of cabbage and not collard greens! So here's a little twist on a slaw recipe.I used a small bowl to … [Read more...]

Grilled Nectarines and Peaches

Grilled Nectarines and Peaches Recipe

Summer time to me means being outside grilling, eating fresh fruit and veggies, I hope you'll try this recipe!  Grilled Nectarines and Peaches   Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 7 mins Total time: 17 mins Serves: 6 Ingredients:  1/4 cup honey 1/4 tsp. almond extract 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract 6 Ginger … [Read more...]

Easter Fun

Easter Fun Ideas

I love spending time with my grandsons.  They love experimenting in the kitchen.So I came up with this little project for us :)I just baked the cupcakes from a yellow cake mix.Other ingredients used:Wilton Cupcake Wraps (Easter Baskets to us)Malted Milk Easter EggsIcingEdible GrassPeepsAssemble your … [Read more...]

Potato Soup

Potato Soup

 Today instead of a furniture makeover, I decided on a recipe makeover.  I substituted garlic salt for the garlic in the original recipe.  Mainly, because that's all I had.  I used 2 % milk and it called for whole milk and I used frozen onions that were already chopped.  This was one of the quickest Potato Soup recipes that I've ever made. … [Read more...]

Oreo {Smoothie}


This year I'm making my resolutions as I go.  Is that  a resolution?Do you spend a lot time doing things and ask yourself why?  I spend a lot of time on Pinterest.  Therefore, my resolution is to make some of the things that I pin. Oh yes, it is a resolution after all :)This is really a twofer, little did I know that the smoothie was a … [Read more...]

Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

You've probably had one, or after seeing this you'll want one. It's a version of the Pampered Chef recipe. ~Fruit Pizza~ 16 oz. package of sugar cookie dough 8 oz. cream cheese 1/3 C sugar 1 t vanilla flavoring 4 Cups assorted fruitRoll out the cookie dough, don't go all the way to the edge~it's going to expand :) Bake at 350 degrees … [Read more...]

Spring’tacular Tablescapes & Recipes Party


Today's the last day of the Great Spring'tacular Party Parade!  It has been so much fun! I have seen some beautiful ~Spring~ inspiration, I may have to tweak mine! Thank You All for joining in the fun! I hope we do this again! I want to thank my co-host Debbie, Shannon and Gina~those girls know how to party.  It's been a blast! Now for my … [Read more...]

My First Time

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I have a few regularly scheduled lunch dates. One of the restaurants we visit serves amazing turkey sandwiches on focaccia bread. We've asked several times about it, they act like they don't hear us. I think it must be like the Colonel's secret recipe. I was excited to find an easy recipe!   So excited that I bought all the ingredients and made … [Read more...]

Fancy Little Desserts

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Sometimes when you're having friends over to eat.  You want everything to be perfect and beautiful and you get all nervous because you have to cook the meal, sweep the floor, wash the dog...or whatever.  You just don't have time to spend all day preparing the meal and the dessert.  I'm sure you've had those kind of daysHere's an Idea for YOU! My … [Read more...]