Author: Lisa

Featuring You!

Spotlight of the Week!     Welcome to featuring you!  Our Spotlight of the Week goes to Brooklyn Farm Girl for sharing this beautiful Blueberry Buckle Crumb Cake.  This looks so moist and delicious!  Crumb cakes and coffee cakes are my favorite so I can’t wait to make this soon.  There were so many wonderful recipes and projects this week; thank you for sharing! Our features this week are:   The Best Wasp Deterrent Plants from Fivespot Green Living   Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls from Mrs. Turtle’s Burrow   Food without Price from Little Urban Greenie I can’t wait...

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Mix it up Monday!

Mix it up Monday Blog Party ~ stop over and share your creativity! Welcome to Mix it up Monday!  How was your weekend?  We had a pretty busy one again so ours went very fast, however, the weather was beautiful so I can’t complain.  What have you been up to?  Please share your creativity at the party so we can take a look!  I greatly appreciate you taking the time to stop over and I hope you all have a wonderful week.  Loading InLinkz...

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Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Rich delicious cream cheese cookies filled with your favorite preserves! Cream cheese is probably my favorite ingredient!  I have a lot of recipes on here that include cream cheese, and I’m happy to add these Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies to the collection.  The cream cheese dough is moist, delicious, and not too sweet.  Then you add a dollop of your favorite preserve on top and it completes the cookie.  I’ve made these with strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, apricot, and more.  No matter what flavor of preserves you choose, you’ll love these cream cheese cookies as much as we do! Print Recipe Ingredients are as follows: ¾ butter, softened ¾ C sugar 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 egg 2 tsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. vanilla 2 ¼ C flour ¾ tsp. baking powder dash of salt ½ C preserves   Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees; have two cookie sheets ready.   Cream the butter, sugar and cream cheese together; mix in the egg, lemon juice & vanilla.   Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt.     Take a small scoop of dough, roll it into a ball, place on the cookie sheet and press your thumb into the center.     Place a dollop of preserves into the center of each cookie.     Bake for 12-15 minutes; until slightly golden brown around the edge.  Cool on...

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Featuring You!

Spotlight of the Week!   Welcome to featuring you!  Our Spotlight of the Week goes to Powered by Mom for sharing this beautiful Vietnamese Chicken Salad.  I’ve made this and it is divine!  It’s the perfect salad that packs some protein in a light and refreshing way.  Try it soon and you’ll see just how delicious it is.  There were so many summer recipes and projects this week; thank you so much for sharing!   Our features this week are: A Little Box of Sunshine from Sprinkled with Color   Pepperoni Pizza Dip from Just Simple Somethings   How I taught myself to sew and you can too from Simply September I can’t wait to see you next week...

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Need help in homemaking?

I have four kids and run two blogs so life can get crazy!  Even though I’m a stay-at-home mom, it seems like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done.  Let’s face it…homemaking is filled with tasks that seem to never end.  At night I try to do some reading and I found something to help me become a better homemaker, and it could help you out as well.  It’s called: The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle.  For six days only, everything you need (and then some) is in one fabulous package, for the most affordable price ever. This year’s edition of the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle includes 50 ebooks, 21 eCourses, 14 printables, 2 videos, 2 audios, 2 summits, and 1 membership site.  These top-quality resources cover everything you need to make homemaking and mothering feel less stressful…quick & healthy recipes, homemaking printables, cleaning tips, sizzling date night ideas, parenting helps, and so much more.  You’ll get a complete library to help you…take a look! Plus, it comes with over $290 worth of bonus offers from companies you’ll love. Click Here to Order Now! It’s even backed by a 100% happiness guarantee, so you can make sure it’s right for you. (Psst… the bundle goes away at 11:59pm Eastern on Monday, May 1st, so don’t wait!)...

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