Upset Stomach Candies

Ah, the joy of changing seasons. The crisp air, the colorful leaves, the promise of winter snow… and the icky feeling of stomach bugs and flu. Last year, about three quarters of my immediate and extended family got a stomach bug the day after Christmas. It came on so fast and over so many, that weRead more

DIY Dishwasher Tabs

Sometimes a craft is born from necessity. In the case of this craft, my sister and I had finished making The World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies and successfully dirtied every utensil and bowl in the house, when we realized we were all out of dishwasher tablets. Having seen variations on dishwasher tabs, I turned directlyRead more

Easy DIY Aged Paper

  With Halloween right around the corner (Hello!? What happened to August!?), Renaissance Festival season in full swing, and our DnD adventures winding up, hubby asked me for some aged paper. Now, “paper” has a long history. Papyrus was made in Egypt from the cyperus papyrus plant found along the Nile. Its use dates backRead more

DIY Butterfly Paper Mobile

My cousin is having a baby! That means I’m headed to a baby shower. Now, years ago I shot myself in the foot when I started making hand-made gifts. I made these sweet baby clothes Parfaits for one cousin, This awesome personalized pyrex for a wedding, This neato rustic sign for another wedding, Nail polishRead more

DIY Swag Lamp Designer Shade

Sometimes my desire for a beautiful home wars with my desire to be frugal. I love design. I love all the HGTV and Style channel shows with beautiful furniture and perfect decor. But I don’t love the idea of spending close to $400 on a swag lamp. It all started when hubby and I sawRead more

Layered Beef & Veggie Enchiladas

Layered Beef & Veggie Enchiladas / by BusyMomsHelper.com via SayNotSweetAnne.com #enchiladas #beef #simplerecipe

Happy July, y’all! It’s Danielle again from Busy Mom’s Helper, sharing another simple yet VERY tasty recipe today! After all, who has time during the busy summer months to spend forever on dinner? Not me! You still want to please those taste buds, though, and these Layered Beef & Veggie Enchiladas are so full ofRead more

Simple Strawberry Vinaigrette

Simple Strawberry Vinaigrette - By BusyMomsHelper.com via SayNotSweetAnne.com - #strawberry #vinaigrette #saladdressing #summerfood

Hey there, ya’all! It’s Danielle again, from over at Busy Mom’s Helper, with another fabulous recipe to share! Have you noticed the amazing sales on strawberries lately? It seems as though every store has them for sale, and they’re actually GOOD strawberries, not the going-bad-the-second-I-get-them-home kind. I can’t pass up good strawberries, so it’s beenRead more