Home Canned Pizza Sauce (so easy)

We love to eat pizza at my house, and we always keep home canned pizza sauce on hand. But, you see, I live in a very rural area. The closest pizza shop is about 30 minutes away. Of course, they don't deliver. Frozen pizza from the frozen food section? No, thanks! My solution is to keep the ingredients for making the best pizza at home. I have really grown to enjoy the whole pizza making process, from scratch made dough to home canned pizza sauce. 

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

Holiday seasons are meant to be fun, but usually, we get caught up with a lot of important stuff to do: gift - shopping, sprucing up the house Christmas-style, choosing and decorating the tree, and yes, baking cookies. It's time to take a deep breath and cut down on the workload. This Christmas season, instead … Continue reading How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

5 Essential Jobs To Get Your Yard Ready For Winter

After a long, hot summer followed by a long, hot fall, it's finally begun to cool down here in the coastal region of North Carolina. This is the time of year that I love. There's a cool nip in the air, yet it isn't freezing cold. It's the perfect time to get out in the yard. This is the perfect time to tackle these 5 essential jobs to get your yard ready for winter.

Freezing Sweet Potatoes (Without Them Turning Brown)

Freezing sweet potatoes without them turning brown can be challenging. There's nothing worse than doing all the work of freezing, only to have your lovely potatoes turn from that gorgeous sunset orange to the color of rust by the time you serve them.