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    DIY TV Built-ins From Facebook Marketplace Cabinets

    This past summer I created built-ins at our cottage using stock upper kitchen cabinets as a base. I considered the build a practice run because I wanted to do the same thing at our home. Well I did! But I did it for even less expensive! I found these 5 cabinets on Facebook Marketplace for $40 […]

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    Stuffed cabbage rolls

    *Ingredients: °2 heads of cabbage °2 lbs ground meat °3 cups cooked rice °1 egg °1 tsp garlic °1 tbsp parsley °2 cuts of diced onion °1 to 15 oz. could the tomato sauce °1-28 oz. can crush tomatoes °1/4 cup tomato sauce (in the meat) °Salt and pepper to taste * Methods : Put […]

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    turkey pockets

    Turkey filled with stove top stuffing. Mashed potatoes and green bean casserole as sides. Used Knorr packet to make turkey gravy. Roasted turkey flavor. When we went to the deli, we asked for dinner thick slices of the turkey! I’ve seen them thinner which I may try. this is deli turkey (honey maple, it was […]

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    $5 Curtains

    I have come up with a super easy way to make curtains, and for super cheap! I made my curtains out of cotton sheets that I picked up at Wal-Mart.Wal-Mart sells these twin size flat sheets for only $5! What a steal! You can’t buy curtains, nor fabric for that price. Plus they have several […]

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    Asparagus casserole with cheese!

    *Ingredients °2 bunches asparagus °1 tsp butter °1/2 oz soft cream cheese °1/2 c heavy whipping cream °1 tsp chicken broth °1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning °1/2 teaspoon garlic powder °1/4 teaspoon paprika °1/8 teaspoon salt °1/8 teaspoon pepper °1/3 c parmesan cheese °1/8 c Pepper Jack cheese °1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese °1/2 tsp red […]

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    Simple Halloween Cage Props

    Here is a super simple, inexpensive way to make decorative cages for Halloween. Each cage costs less than $4 to make if you already have some basic supplies, like spray paint. Materials Tools and Materials Two small laundry baskets Fake chain Zip ties or shower curtain rings (I used the shower curtain rings to make […]

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    The Best Nachos

    INGREDIENTS: 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 1 (15-ounce) can black beans 1 (16-ounce) can low fat refried beans 1 large bag thick corn tortilla chips 2 roma tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup pickled jalapeños, sliced 1/4 cup black olives, sliced 1 (8-ounce) package shredded cheese, Cheddar or Monterrey Jack 2 to 3 green onions, […]

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    Carne Asada Mexican Street Tacos

    Ingredients: 2 lbs carne asada* 1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon cracked pepper 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 serrano pepper sliced ½ roma tomato diced ½ white onion finely diced 6-8 oz. dos equis beer 32 street taco tortillas ½ cup white onion diced, for garnish ½ cup […]

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    Southern Beans With Smoked Turkey Necks And Potatoes

    *Ingredients °a little olive oil °potatoes °Green beans °Ginger °sweet red pepper °turmeric °1 tablespoon of tomato paste *Prepare In a frying pan, heat a little olive oil. Cook potatoes cut into cubes. At the end of cooking, add green beans. Sprinkle a little ginger, paprika and turmeric. Add a tablespoon of tomato paste. Enjoy […]

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    EASY PEACH DUMPLINGS

    When it comes to dumplings, our general opinion is that you can’t go wrong. Carbs? Yes please. Carbs with a delicious treat tucked inside? Even better. These easy peach dumplings fall into the later category and we promise you’ll be hooked with the first bite! INGREDIENTS 2 15 oz canned peaches, drained 2 8 ounce […]

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    DOUBLE CRUST CHEESECAKE

    Ingredients Crusts: 1 box of graham crackers (about 27 graham crackers), crushed into fine crumbs 1/2 C light brown sugar 1 C salted butter, melted Cake: 2 C heavy whipping cream 3 (8oz) packages cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 C sugar 1/4 C sour cream 2 tbsp powdered sugar 2 tbsp cornstarch (or more powdered […]

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    Lemon Silver Pie

    *Ingredients +For the dough: °200g sifted flour °15 g ground almonds °1 small egg (40g) °100 g butter at room temperature °50g icing sugar °1 pinch of salt +For the lemon cream: °2 unwaxed lemons °2 eggs °115g butter °80 g caster sugar +For the meringue: °100g egg whites °195 g caster sugar °4 cl […]

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    JALAPENO POPPER CASSEROLE

    If you like strong flavors, you cannot miss this recipe for Jalapeno Popper Casserole that promises to be your favorite. INGREDIENTS: 2 packages Of Cream Cheese (Softened At Room Temperature) 1 cup Sour Cream 2 cups Mexican Cheddar Jack (Shredded and Divided) 1 lb Bacon (Cooked And Crumbled) 6 Jalapeno Peppers (Deseeded And Diced) 1 […]

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    cabbage soup with smoked sausage

    Ingredients: 1/2 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 1 (16-ounce) package smoked Kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 tablespoon butter 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 corn on the cob cut to large chunks 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small head green cabbage, chopped 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth […]

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    Grageas Mexican sprinkles Cookies

    These are my husbands favorite Mexican cookie!!! I just made these! These are perfect and fun to make with the littles ones!!! Grageas (Mexican sprinkles Cookies) 🍪🍪🍪 Inredients: 3 cups Flour 1 cup Sugar (granulated) 2 sticks real butter softened salted (if using unsalted butter add 1/4 tsp salt to flour) 2 tsp vanilla 1 […]

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    buttered toast

    Ingredients 2 slices of bread 2 tablespoons of butter 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 2 tablespoons of brown sugar Preparation Preheat oven 400 degrees. Spread the butter on both surfaces of each slice of bread. Add plenty of brown sugar on top, enough to cover the top without showing the butter. Sprinkle the cinnamon on top […]

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    License Plate Box

    An old license plate can be cut, and folded into a charming box with very little effort. We use them to serve nuts outside on the patio. A couple of license plate boxes filled with nuts on the patio. Use a rubber mallet to flatten the license plate as much as possible. You don’t have […]

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    Carrot Cake Cookies With Cream Cheese Frosting

    *Ingredients +For the cookies: °1 c white whole wheat flour °1 tsp baking soda °1/2 tsp salt °1 1/2 t ground cinnamon °1/8 t ground nutmeg °1/4 c coconut oil melt °1/2 c dark brown sugar °1/4 c Powdered Sugar °1 large egg °2 teaspoons vanilla extract °1 cup grated carrots °1 old fashioned oat […]

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    Shepard’s Pie Baked Potato

    Shepard’s Pie Baked Potato 😍😍 Ingredients: POTATOES: 4 russet potatoes, scrubbed clean and patted dry 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more to taste 3 tablespoons unsalted butter ¼ cup heavy cream(60 mL), warm ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese(50 g) […]

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    Refinishing the Arch Hutch

    If you follow along on my Instagram you know that I am a sucker for an arch cabinet, especially ones like this one, with the legs and the drawers, its just beautiful. What isn’t so beautiful about this piece is the dark stain, it just doesn’t suit my style or my home. At first I […]

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    DIY Toilet Bowl Cleaner

    This is one of my favorite homemade cleaners! It is unique with the ingredient citric acid which cleans hard water stains and helps with odor absorption. Readers have enjoyed this recipe already, so we wanted to share it with Hometalk too! Don’t forget on Chemistry Cachet, we share the science behind each ingredient for our […]

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    DIY Hanging Planter

    With spring in the air, I was dying to add some greenery in our home. We came up with this DIY planter and we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out! Start with a 1×12 boardWe used a 1×12 primed pine board from Home Depot. We measured where the middle of the board is […]

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    Peanut Butter Frosting

    While chocolate and vanilla are certainly the most classic flavors, sometimes you want something other than classic. Sometimes you want something a little out of the ordinary, maybe something that’s a little nutty, a little sweet AND salty… Something like this Peanut Butter Frosting. Imagine peanut butter whipped up into an airier, creamier, sweeter concoction […]

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    DIY Stone Wall Accents

    I have always admired glamorous and luxurious looking master bedrooms. I live in a pretty standard Midwestern home with a lot of golden oak…very traditional. I decided I wanted to upscale my master bedroom the best that I could with what I’m working with. I drew from this PIN for inspiration. I love the grand […]

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    DIY Brick Garden Edging

    Repurposing leftover brick into lovely garden edging has never been easier. Find out how to complete this weekend project! Apparently, I like structure, and this flower bed seemed to be spilling out onto the lawn. Lucky for me, old patio bricks were stacked onto a pallet in the backyard and were waiting to be used. […]

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    Crockpot Cracker Barrel Carrots

    I love Cracker Barrel’s particular style of hearty, down-home cooking! Unfortunately, the nearest Cracker Barrel is almost three hours away from where I live. While I may not have eaten there in years, I still remember their savory, butter side dishes, creamy dumplings, and of course, those homemade biscuits! One of my favorite side dishes […]

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    Cheesy Scalloped Zucchini

    Any dish that’s gratinéed or scalloped seems like it’s far too much trouble for any given weeknight, but it’s time to set aside those assumptions. This Cheesy Scalloped Zucchini is far easier than it looks and far more delicious than it has any right to be. The method is genius — a shallow sheet pan, […]

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    $62 DIY Kitchen Cabinet Makeover – Chalk Painted

    Totally transform your kitchen in 1 weekend with a little paint and a paintbrush! I show you how on my blog! Before: My cabinets were a builder grade solid wood chocolate color. All we did was clean our cabinets really good with Sprayway Glass cleaner using a t-shirt rag. Before we took the doors off […]

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    Peanut Butter Passion Bars

    Some desserts get away with a light sweetness and an accent of fruit. Others are so rich and so sweet that that you might say they’re passionate about it. See example: Peanut Butter Passion Bars. These are a dessert bar that’s all about indulgence – just imagine layers of crunch, smooth and creamy peanut butter, […]

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    PHILLY CHEESE STEAK CASSEROLE

    Philly Cheese Steak Casserole is a delicious meal that combines rich flavors to create a hearty meal. It’s the perfect quick dinner for the whole family. Ingredients: 1 1/2 роundѕ lеаn grоund bееf 2 bеll рерреrѕ 1/2 уеllоw оnіоn 1 сlоvе gаrlіс 1 teaspoon ѕеаѕоnеd salt (Lawry’s or Mortons) 4 ѕlісеѕ Prоvоlоnе cheese 4 lаrgе […]

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    Custom Look Cornice and Shower Curtain

    This little condo of ours was going on the market and I wanted a custom look cornice and shower curtain without spending the money for that. My fabric – LOVE! First I made the shower curtain. It was a straightforward sewing project. Since the fabric wasn’t wide enough I pieced it together in three pieces […]

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    PHILLY CHEESE STEAK CASSEROLE

    Philly Cheese Steak Casserole is a delicious meal that combines rich flavors to create a hearty meal. It’s the perfect quick dinner for the whole family. Ingredients: 1 1/2 роundѕ lеаn grоund bееf 2 bеll рерреrѕ 1/2 уеllоw оnіоn 1 сlоvе gаrlіс 1 teaspoon ѕеаѕоnеd salt (Lawry’s or Mortons) 4 ѕlісеѕ Prоvоlоnе cheese 4 lаrgе […]

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    $25 Kitchen Island Update

    Yep- I know this is a peninsula and not an island. But I feel like most people have an island and not peninsula… I don’t know. Anyway- Let’s update it! This peninsula has been through a couple of transformations at this point. When we bought the house, it was just your standard, builder grade, orangey […]

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    GRANDMA’S SPECIAL RECIPE

    This is a great yummy summer salad and can stay in your fridge up to 2 months. 4 thinly sliced cucumbers 1-large sliced red onions 1-large sliced green bell peppers 1-tbsp salt 2-cup white vinegar 1 1/2-cups sugar 1-tsp celery flakes 1-tsp red pepper flakes Mix cucumbers, onions, peppers and salt; set a side. Put […]

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    Cheese Steak Tacos With Buffalo Fries

    INGREDIENTS: _22 oz bag of waffle fries _1/2 lb beef _1 packet of taco seasoning _1/2 yellow onion _2 tbsp oil _3/4 cup shredded cheddar _3/4 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese _1 large tomato seeds taken out and diced _1 ripe avocado diced _1/2 cup chopped scallion _Optional: soured cream for topping DIRECTIONS: _Preheat oven […]

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    Quick and easy Champurrado

    You can’t go through the Holidays without making some Champurrado. Ingredients: 🌿7 cups water 💦 🌿3 cinnamon sticks 🌿1/3 cup brown sugar 🌿1 chocoláte abuelita 👵🏼 tablet 🌿3 cups 2% milk (you could use whole milk too) 🌿12oz can evaporated milk 🌿14oz can sweetened condensed milk 🌿2/3 cups Maseca masa Directions: Step by step: 1. […]

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    Easy Toilet Fizzy Bombs

    Everyone loves a clean toilet, right? And no one likes cleaning their toilet, right? If you answered “wrong” you’re invited to visit me and scrub anytime. If you said “right” you’re in luck, my dear, ’cause I have THE BEST solution. These fizzy toilet bombs are easy to make and will look cute sitting in […]

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    A Quick Hack to Building a Firewood “V” Rack

    We had another tree fall in our yard and oops no space for the wood! This is one of the easiest and cheapest wood racks to assemble for your back yard. Honest. Easy-Cheap-Fast. The materials needed are something most of us have already in the garage or shed but if not it’s still cheap to […]