Traditional and Nontraditional S’mores….

I personally love the traditional S’more – Graham cracker/chocolate/semi burnt marshmallow and using a tree limb/branch to roast the marshmallow. S’MORES CAMPFIRE CONES  These homemade S’mores Campfire Cones are so easy. Heat in an oven (cast iron dutch oven or covered cast iron pot will work) or over a grill (not an open flame) for the…

Drought, Fire Ban, 70+ degree Weather in Winter!

Last year (midsummer) I built our fire pit and the very next day, a no burning ban was established until further notice….we had all the firewood ready for a fire that evening! I don’t live in or near Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, but, our mountains lost a lot of acreage due to fires.  We could see them…

Kitchen Progress / Update

The concrete floor is poured, “curing’ and waiting for polishing!!  Robin did an outstanding job on them. Even though they are in rough form – I LOVE THEM…He is now in the process of custom making the pantry!  I will have so much more room than before it’s breath taking!  I am so excited and…

Treasures Are All Around Us

To me, these treasures feel like home, comfort and says This is one of my favorite little chairs.  My youngest daughter use to play dress up and have tea parties with her dolls.  I loved watching and listening to her play.     Think I will be putting myself on a new mission and look…

Monkey Bread (Pull Apart Bread)

Easy Monkey Bread (Pull Apart Bread) Ingredients Prep 15 m / Cook 35 m 3 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup raisins (optional) 1/2 cup chopped/whole pecans (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease one 9 or 10…