Lemon Roll Cake

Print Lemon Roll Cake Ingredients Cake 3 eggs 1¾ cups Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix ⅓ cup water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons powdered sugar Filling 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons powdered sugar 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel Garnish 1 tablespoon powdered sugar Instructions Heat oven to 375°F (350°F for dark or nonstick pan). Line bottom only of 15x10x1-inch pan with foil or waxed paper; spray foil and sides of pan with baking spray with flour. Place paper baking cup in each of 8 regular-size muffin cups. In large bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer on high speed about 5 minutes or until thick and lemon colored. Add cake mix, water, lemon juice, oil and 2 … [Read More...]


Orange Mousse Pie-

Print Orange Mousse Pie- Ingredients Crust 1 box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box Filling 1 envelope unflavored gelatin ¾ cup orange juice 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 2 cups whipping cream 2 large oranges, chopped, drained (2 cups) Topping 1 container (6 oz) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla yogurt Get Fresh Ingredients & Recipes Delivered www.Plated.com/4-Free-Meals Instructions Steps Heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix gelatin and orange juice; let stand 1 minute. … [Read More...]


Bacon,Egg and Cheese Ring-

Print Bacon,egg and Cheese Ring- Ingredients 4 slices bacon, cut in half crosswise ⅓ cup plus 1 tablespoon milk 4 eggs, slightly beaten Salt and pepper, if desired ¼ cup chopped red bell pepper 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz) Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired 1 cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa, if desired Make Quick & Easy Bacon Cheddar Dip Instructions Steps Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium heat about 4 minutes or until cooked but not crisp, turning once. (It will continue to cook in oven.) Set bacon aside; drain all except 2 teaspoons bacon … [Read More...]


Chocolate Bunny Butt Cake

Print Chocolate Bunny Butt Cake Ingredients Ingredients 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® dark chocolate or devil’s food cake mix Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box Tray or cardboard covered with wrapping paper and plastic food wrap or foil 1 container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting Red food color 1 large marshmallow, cut in half lengthwise 2 cups shredded coconut 2 cups coarsely crushed chocolate wafer cookie crumbs (about 40 cookies) 2 strawberry or cherry stretchy and tangy taffy candies (from 6-oz bag) 1 roll Betty Crocker® Fruit Roll-Ups® punch berry chewy fruit snack (from 5-oz box) 3 green-colored sour candies, separated into strips Construction paper Instructions nstructions … [Read More...]


I’ve got that Cottage feeling-

I love the Summer months and riding through different towns looking at cottages- This one I love a lot- I love this little cottage with the ferns, American Flag flying. This one speaks to me totally- The little red cottage makes a bold statement- Little Red Cottage, oh so cute- My favorite so far, I think, nantucket no doubt- My favorite so far- Then when I see this one well, my mind goes hmmmm, love love love- I love a home with great curb appeal, that means so much to me.. Spring/Summer are my favorite seasons when we can work in the yard, plant,prune and enjoy the labor of all that we do at our home-And an American Flag hanging makes it all the more awesome- Tell me the one you loved and why, I love hearing … [Read More...]


Win it now-

RULES you must like the face-book page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shabby-and-Such/235005483180340 , then tell us the color you want your initial on the Rabbit- Winner will be picked Sunday afternoon and it will be on it's way to you. Remember we will choose from names that have liked her face-book page and gave their comment for the color they want on the blog here..   Good Luck to all that enter- … [Read More...]


Accent Pillows Pottery Barn fabric at 1/2 the price-

I hated this long cold Winter and was searching the Etsy pages for a touch a Spring a few weeks ago. I cam across this page that I soon found myself going wow! These are Pottery Barn Fabrics or some of the ones they use.. And much to my surprise 1/2 the price even with the shipping! So take a look at Spring on my front porch, Spring has sprung here in Alabama.. I am in love with them, the  fabric quality is awesome they are the pocket slide in which I personally love, no zippers to bust or break just easy in and out.   Fabric one was this vivid Spring/Summer stripe, a close up to see the fabric heavy and nice. I love the stripped lumbar in my Iron chair on the porch! What do you think.. This is the back side as you see, it … [Read More...]


Marinade for Grilled Salmon-

Print Ingredients 4 salmon fillets 1⁄4 cup virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 scallions, chopped (2 green onions)Very fine- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Very fine- Instructions Mix oil, soy sauce, scallions, garlic, and ginger to make a marinade, pour over salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Add cracked pepper just before you grill! Grill, 5 minutes per side when the salmon flakes when pierced with a fork it's ready to eat- Enjoy 3.2.2929   … [Read More...]


Hang it on the door-

Recently I was looking through some Esty sites and I stumbled across a few that I loved. I just received my wooden Rabbit for my front door for Easter. I wanted to share this Etsy site with all of my readers, I found that Kay was easy to work with, her prices were great and the item was truly worth it. I have shopped around my town and beyond for items for my door. I change with each Season and sometimes more than once during a Season.. Kay was easy to work with, my item shipped in good time and I am totally pleased.. It arrived on Saturday-   I couldn't wait to get it hung on my front door- A close up of the slight distressing, I found this to be just as it had been described on Kay's site. So many times when we order … [Read More...]


Master Bedroom Makeover-

Your master bedroom should always feel like a retreat . . . a serene place to escape the stresses and obligations of the day. However, the bedroom is often times the most overlooked space in our homes. But there isn’t enough time, money, or energy to spread around everywhere, right? Our main living spaces just seem to take precedence sometimes. Well, let me encourage you to realize the importance of loving your bedroom again and its effect on your quality of life.   I believe a relaxing, beautiful bedroom sets the tone for the day as well as a peaceful evening - it’s the place that we associate comfort and rest. There are so many budget-friendly ways to add charm and warmth without breaking the bank. Choosing the right paint color … [Read More...]


When and Why Women Cry-

 Just when and why do women cry! In my younger years the tears would flow so much easier. As I have gotten older I find that I do not cry as often, but when I do, oh it is usually a good one. What I call a "Soul Cleansing" I know there are times I need to cry and let out the hurt, anger, pain I am feeling from deep within.. I remember my Mama sating to me oh I need to cry but the tears just will not come, I have to say that I didn't get then, but I sure do now Like Mother, like daughter, I find myself holding back those tears, or they just will not come at all..  How many of you can cry at the drop of a hat? Why does one person get choked up over a Hallmark commercial, while another sheds tears only for the death of a loved one?   I … [Read More...]


Valentines Evening Bath Bombs-

Your Valentines Day is not over yet and if it was a BOMB - We  have a much better Bomb for you, it's a yummy, relaxing, Bath Bomb with your name on it. Easy to enter, like https://www.facebook.com/EddieandEva on face-book or visit their site at http://www.eddieandeva.com/Default.asp for some incredible Bath and Body Works for YOU! Then  be sure to leave us your blog post to tell us yes, you want to win it in a comment here on the blog...  Come on share this and have fun it's FREE .. … [Read More...]


Sweet Valentines Day Stories-

A few stories that is sure to put a Valentines Day smile on your face- Devoted and Determined During World War II my parents had planned a romantic Valentine’s Day wedding. Suddenly my father, then stationed at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts, received orders to prepare to ship out, and all leaves were canceled. Being a young man in love, he went AWOL. He and my mother were married four days earlier than originally planned and he returned to base to an angry sergeant. After hearing the explanation, the sergeant understandingly replied, “Okay, okay!” Then, as an afterthought: “But don’t let it happen again!” – Contributed by Sandra L. Caron Making the Grade My high-school English teacher was well known for being a fair, but hard, grader. … [Read More...]


Tell us your favorite Country Cottage Bedroom-

Ok, I have heard from many of you on the Cottage you chose from the photos I shared on  previous post yesterday - So tell me now the bedroom you would personally want to have in your Cottage. Just post your comment here on the blog for us, we love to see what people like- Love to play decorate that cottage-or truly decorate your cottage with ideas from these amazing bedrooms.       All photos can be found at https://www.pinterest.com/smither1/cottage-country-decorating/   … [Read More...]


We all need that one little place-

As Spring gets even closer I love the outdoors, while looking for a new home possibly I think to myself, ok it is only me now so how about a cottage? Do you see one of your dreams here, if so which one and why? Tell us here in a comment, I love to read all of your comments too.  Next time we will look for the things we see in these beauties.    2 All cottage photos came from https://www.pinterest.com/explore/lake-cottage-style/ … [Read More...]


When to plant what, guide-

I know most of you now this but, if you do not this might come in handy! January# It's time for garden catalogs to arrive in the mail. January is a great time to start planning what vegetable varieties will be grown in the garden. Look through your catalogs and find the vegetable seeds for your garden. Some flower varieties should be started in January. In a warmer environment you can plant certain vegetables but must be ready for a frost. Indoor herbs are always great to grow in a sunny windowsill. Tomatoes and Peppers Get a head start on the growing season by starting your tomato and pepper seeds indoors. Most tomatoes and peppers will take 6-8 weeks to reach transplant size so plan according to your climate zone! Suggested … [Read More...]


Chocolate Covered Cherry Valentine’s-

Recipe link for this one -http://food52.com/recipes/9698-chocolate-covered-cherry-valentines Roll-out Chocolate Cherry Cookies 1cup tart dried cherries (NOT "sweet, dark") 1tablespoon vanilla extract 3tablespoons Cointreau 2ounces unsweetened chocolate 3/4cup unsalted butter 1-2/3cups sugar 2eggs, brought to room temp. 2-1/3cups flour 1/2cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2teaspoon baking powder 1/2teaspoon salt 1/4teaspoon baking soda In a small [microwavable] bowl, mix Cointreau and vanilla together; chop cherries into small pieces and place in bowl. Microwave for 20 seconds (or allow cherries to absorb liquid overnight). Sift flour, cocoa, salt, baking powder and baking soda together in a medium bowl, set … [Read More...]

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Be My Valentine – Strawberry Cake

Ingredients Ingredients 1 (18.25-ounce) box white cake mix 1 (3-ounce) box strawberry-flavored instant gelatin 1 (15-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed 4 large eggs ½ cup vegetable oil ¼ cup water Strawberry cream cheese frosting, recipe follows Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting ¼ cup butter, softened 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (10-ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed and pureed ½ teaspoon strawberry extract 7 cups confectioners' sugar Freshly sliced strawberries, for garnish, optional   Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 2 (9-inch) round cake pans. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and gelatin. Add pureed strawberries, eggs, oil, … [Read More...]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing-

Print Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing- Ingredients Ingredients Cake: 2 cups almond flour ⅔ cup dark cocoa powder ⅓ cup Coconut flour ⅓ cup unflavoured whey protein powder 1 tbsp instant coffee 1 ½ tsp baking soda OR 1 tbsp baking powder ½ tsp baking powder) ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter, softened ¾ cup Raw Stevia Sweetener ( you may use the same amounts of Sugar) 4 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp Stevia Extract Liquid ¾ cup almond milk 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar (omit if using baking powder) Peanut Butter Frosting: 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 4 tbsp butter, softened 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup powdered Raw Stevia (You may use the same … [Read More...]

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My AIP Homemade Pineapple Sorbet-

  After being on the AIP Paleo diet for awhile you get a craving for something sweet and creamy. I decided to try my version of Pineapple Sorbet but you can use any organic FROZEN fruit that you like most. I just happen to love pineapple. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen organic Pineapple Chunks 1/2 cup Organic Pure Coconut Water 1/2 cup Fresh Organic Coconut Milk 1/2 Lime Juice organic for me- (NOTE : I make mine from unsweetened organic shredded coconut) I use the food processor 1 cup coconut 1 cut boiling water and process for about 5 minutes or longer. Then strain it once it cools with cheese cloth and can for keeping in my frige. I sue this for my AIP if you are not AIP use the liquid you want water is fine.. I use … [Read More...]

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Making changes in the Loving-room 2015

I think a home should be a reflection of you, not a trend, a fad, but what you love and welcomes you each time you open the door.. My home does that for me and that is what matters, that it makes me happy, right? I hope you decorate for you and it makes you happy when you enter as well..  Good afternoon everyone, well  2014 was bittersweet year for me and my family. We are looking forward to a new, brighter year in 2015. Shortly after I took Christmas down and put it all away I was so bored with my living-room, you see I love stuff. I have never been  one that liked the sterile look. Don't get offended there is nothing wrong with less is more if you like that look! I happen to like things in order but more then a little here and there. I … [Read More...]

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Warm Cinnamon Bread-

Print Warm Cinnamon Bread- Ingredients Ingredients 1 cup Milk 6 Tablespoons Butter 2-1/2 teaspoons Active Dry Yeast 2 whole Eggs ⅓ cup Sugar 3-1/2 cups All-purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Salt ⅓ cup Sugar 2 Tablespoons Cinnamon Egg And Milk, Mixed Together, For Brushing Softened Butter, For Smearing And Greasing Instructions Preparation Instructions Melt butter with milk. Heat until very warm, but don't boil. Allow to cool until still warm to the touch, but not hot. Sprinkle yeast over the top, stir gently, and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Combine flour and salt. In the bowl of an electric mixer, mix sugar and eggs with the paddle attachment until combined. Pour in milk/butter/yeast mixture and stir to combine. Add … [Read More...]

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AIP Beef Stew-

Print AIP Beef Stew- Ingredients 1 Small beef sirloin roast (GRASS FED ONLY) 10 baby carrots 1 small japanese sweet potato diced 1 granny smith apple sliced Instructions Cook the roast in a crock pot on low for 3 hours Add all veggies cook on love 2 to 3 more hours salt and pepper to taste if needed 3.2.2885 … [Read More...]

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AIP Living- Chicken Sausage Leaks and Spinach

Print AIP Living- Chicken Sausage Leaks and Spinach Ingredients 1 Pound Chicken sausages removed from casings ( I use only grain fed Chicken no hormones or antibiotics! If you are AIP this is a must 2 large organic leaks washed and chopped anyway you like 3 cups of organic spinach Instructions Fry the chicken sausage in 1 tbs spoons of Olive Oil, drain if needed, add leaks cook until tender.. Then and spinach turn heat to love cover to about 7 minutes. This is so good, enjoy 3.2.2885 … [Read More...]