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Here's how to make a sweetly whimsical DIY fairy house planter from a terra cotta pot & other inexpensive items. It's really easy, so why not give it a try?

October 3, 2017
by Pam Hoepner
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Whimsical DIY Fairy House Planter

Here's how to make a sweetly whimsical DIY fairy house planter from a terra cotta pot & other inexpensive items. It's really easy, so why not give it a try?

Want to make your own DIY fairy house planter? Here’s how to make a sweetly whimsical one using a terra cotta pot and other inexpensive items. It’s really easy, so why not give it a try? Continue Reading →

Here are 5 ways to make your life easier. Quick cleaning tips for dusting and floor care, cooking tips, and gardening tips

September 28, 2017
by Pam Hoepner
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5 ways to make your life easier!

Here are 5 ways to make your life easier. Quick cleaning tips for dusting and floor care, cooking tips, and gardening tips

It’s Friday, so here are 5 ways to make your life easier, because, after all, don’t we spend enough of our weekends doing chores we HAVE to do when we’d rather be doing something fun, like sleeping in? Continue Reading →

Easy skillet spicy veggie, beef and rice.

September 21, 2017
by Pam Hoepner
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Easy skillet spicy veggie, beef and rice

Easy skillet spicy veggie, beef and rice? Yes, please! A filling, easy one-skillet meal the whole family will love, and clean up is a breeze!

Easy skillet spicy veggie, beef and rice? Yes, please!

(UPDATE: I originally posted this recipe last year, and it has become one of my family’s FAVORITE dishes.  It’s healthy, fast to make and delicious!)

I am always looking for quick and yummy dishes, especially if there’s minimal clean-up, so when I found a recipe in my Facebook feed a few weeks ago, it sounded good, but I always like to tweak my recipes to my family’s taste.  The original recipe is very low carb, but I have 3 locusts teenagers and wanted it to be a bit more filling, so I added brown rice.  It was also WAY too hot and spicy for my wimpy family (and I include myself in there!) so I toned down the heat, too.

I did use parts of the original recipe but added my own twist to it, too, and it was a definite hit at my house, so it became easy skillet spicy veggie, beef and RICE.

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