Blueberry-Applesauce Bread

This recipe was a little experiment for me. I wasn’t sure how it would turn out, but I really liked it! This Blueberry-Applesauce Bread is a great quick bread for summer-into-fall. It has the fresh blueberries of summer combined with fall apple flavor, thanks to the Continue reading

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The REAL SIMPLE Method to Organizing Every Room

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THE GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED-congrats to Marge K on winning the giveaway copy! I’m reviewing this new book on home organizing from the Editors of REAL SIMPLE, and I also am doing a giveaway for one copy of it! Continue reading below for details on how to enter the giveaway! 

I think I was meant to have this book! From the beginning of this year (actually, even before that), organizing and simplifying have been on my mind a lot. It’s this year, though, that I’ve really become serious about it. So this new book, The Real Simple Method to Organizing Every Room and How to Keep it that Way is just what I needed! I Continue reading

Cranberry-Pecan Blondies

As summer turns into fall, I like to start making recipes with fall flavors, like apples, cranberries, and pumpkin. Pecans are always a great compliment to these flavors, and although I like all kinds of nuts, I tend to gravitate toward pecans more in the autumn. So I was excited to receive Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Crumb Cake

Chocolate Crumb Cake@NancyCSometimes you can tell just by reading a recipe that it’s going to be good. That’s how I felt about this recipe when I saw it in an old cookbook from the 80’s, the Nestle® Toll House® Recipe Collection. I first made it several years ago for a breakfast gathering and everyone Continue reading

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa @ NancyCOne of the things I love about this salsa is that it’s such a summery recipe and I really do love the summer season—even if it can get a little too hot at times!  This salsa is made with some of my favorite fruits and veggies…strawberries, avocado, and cucumber! It’s a Continue reading