• Food

    Cranberry Bread Recipe

    cranberry bread recipe

    My mother was born and raised in Massachusetts, and this delicious cranberry bread recipe, as well as our favorite New England pumpkin pie, have always been an essential part of the holiday dessert table longer than I’ve been alive. The combination of tart cranberries, walnuts, fresh orange zest, and sweet bread makes this mouthwatering dessert the perfect companion to your evening cup of coffee. (We won’t tell if you have it for breakfast too!) Ingredients 2 cups sifted all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/4 cup shortening 3/4…

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    Food

    New England Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    This rich, delicious pumpkin pie recipe has been a holiday staple in my family for many years. Are you tired of Aunt Stella’s bland, rubbery pumpkin contributions? Does it take half a tub of whipped topping to choke down Grandma…

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    Food

    2 in 1 Easy Meatloaf and Meatball Recipe

    This versatile, easy meatloaf recipe is a family favorite and a staple in our rotation. The best part? It plays double duty. Spaghetti night? No problem! Just omit the sauce, shape into balls, place on a greased baking sheet and…

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    DIY

    DIY Kitchen Backsplash Makeover with Peel and Stick Tile

    Looking for a way to spruce up your kitchen on the cheap? Maybe you’re looking to freshen and update your rental unit without a huge investment of time or money. Are you slightly less than handy or lacking major skills…

  • Shopping

    Toilet Paper Wars: Scott 1000 vs. Willow (Aldi) 1000

    Ok, weird topic, but I know it has to be relevant to somebody, somewhere since toilet paper is a household staple. Unless maybe your name is Gilligan. Let’s face it. Toilet paper math is hard. Don’t believe me?Check the labels…