Simple Holiday Ideas

Six cranberry bliss bars on a black cooling rack.

Cranberry Cookie Bars with White Chocolate are a Sweet Holiday Treat!

A Christmas toy trailer in a snow village.

Craving Simpler Times? Here are 24 Ways to Enjoy an Old Fashioned Christmas.

Red and green sugar cookies, snowman cookies, chocolate kiss cookies and M & M cookies.

You’ll Love These 30 Christmas Cookie Recipes that are Easy to Make AND Pretty!

A stack of 100 dollar bills under the Christmas tree.

Check Out These 12 Creative Ways to Earn Extra Money for Christmas

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A batch of cooked Italian meatballs in a skillet with spaghetti sauce.

The Tastiest Easy Homemade Meatballs Bake in the Oven for Quick Dinners

Homemade Cheez Its Cheese Crackers are Crunchy and Downright Addictive

A bottle of homemade DIY dishwasher rinse aid, with a measuring cup and bottle of vinegar in the background.

Save Money and Avoid Chemicals with this DIY Dishwasher Rinse Aid

A dozen pieces of golden brown potato chip chicken tenders on a plate with sweet chili sauce for dipping.

Your Whole Family will Beg for this Crunchy Potato Chip Chicken!

Easy Cookie Recipes

a perfectly baked molasses crinkle cookie topped with white crystal sugar.

Old Fashioned Molasses Crinkle Cookies are (Almost) Just Like Grandma’s

coconut almond macaroons in a serving dish.

Coconut Almond Macaroons are Sweet, Chewy, Crunchy and Insanely Delicious

Six baked soft chocolate chip cookies with sea salt on a white serving dish.

Are These Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt the Ultimate? You Decide.

Close up of baked oatmeal cookies with butterscotch and chocolate chips.

If You Like Oatmeal Cookies, You’ll LOVE Chocolate Butterscotch Oatmeal Scotchies

Tablet, mobile and download versions of "12 Mixes You Can Make From Scratch" ebook

FREE Ebook with 12 Great Homemade Mixes You Can Make From Scratch

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Close up of mini chocolate cake with chocolate ganache glaze.

Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes are Bite Sized Delights!

paint brushes and watercolor paints.

40 Creative Frugal Christmas Gifts (That People Will Actually Love!)

Close up of just-baked Italian meatball sliders sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese.

Meatball Sliders on Soft Hawaiian Rolls are Great for Dinner and Parties!

Finished Mexican Carnitas in a white serving dish on colorful napkins.

Our Favorite Easy Mexican Carnitas Recipe in the Crock Pot Has SO Much Flavor

Easy Gardening

Got a Ton of Leaves? Here’s How to Use Autumn Leaves to Make Compost!

Fresh mint plants.

11 Things To Do with Fresh Mint (Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Anyone?)

A patch of flowering bindweed.

How to Get Rid of Bindweed Organically (Before It Takes Over the Neighborhood)

Carrots poking up through garden soil.

Get the Dirt on Easier Gardening: 5 Free Ways to Build Good Soil

Easy Recipes

A ceramic bowl with old fashioned corn chowder with bacon, and a bagel on the plate.

Creamy Bacon Corn Chowder is the Ultimate Comfort Food Meal

A white bowl of pasta noodles with Parmesan cheese and freshly ground black pepper.

12 Desperation Dinners (When You Can’t Bear the Thought of Cooking!)

A white bowl filled with fire roasted green chile.

Top Your Favorite Mexican Dishes with this Amazing Fire Roasted Green Chile!

A glass filled with ice, coffee concentrate and cream.

Enjoy Coffee Drinks on Speed Dial With Iced Coffee Concentrate in Your Fridge

Simple Living

A woman wearing a giant sun hat and lying on the beach.

Do You Have a Look Forward List? (Everyone Needs One!)

Two women talking in a restaurant.

Enjoy Better Relationships with These 5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

A woman balancing while doing yoga on the beach.

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A small green pitcher, dish of salt, dish of baking soda and nasal wash bulb.

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Close up of a hand trying to remove a sticky price tag from a box of tea.

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Close up of a pile of golden brown roasted almonds.

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