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Ideas for stress-free living, to help you live more, stress less and spend better.  You’ll always find great stress-free recipes, entertaining ideas and tips for living better but spending less.

Easy St Patrick’s Day Recipes

St Patrick’s Day Recipes. Start the day with Irish Buble and Squeak Eggs Benedict. For supper serve Irish stew, soda bread and sherry trifle.

Easy Recipes For Mardi Gras Party

Easy Recipes for Mardi Gras PartyThrow a fun and festive Mardi Gras party with these easy recipes.  Throw a Mardi Gras Party  Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler – Let the Good Times Roll! With These Easy Mardi Gras RecipesAs we say in New Orleans, Laissez le bon...

How to Make a King Cake | Mardi Gras Recipe

Learn how to make a King Cake, a traditional Mardi Gras recipe. No Mardi Gras celebration is complete without the iconic King Cake.

Easy Crawfish Boil to Feed a Crowd

Super Easy Crawfish Boil Recipe Try this Super Easy Crawfish Boil recipe for your Mardi Gras party or for a fun backyard get together. Easy Crawfish Boil Mardi Gras Party Crawfish boils are a part of Louisiana life, friends and neighbors get together to gorge...

21 Recipes for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

21 Recipes for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner. Forget the packed restaurants – over-priced, uninspired and underwhelming menus. For true romance, this Valentine’s Day, create a Frank Sinatra channel on Pandora or Spotify and cook your own Valentine’s Day meal. Create your own menu with the mix and match romantic recipes.

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Easy St Patrick’s Day Recipes

St Patrick’s Day Recipes. Start the day with Irish Buble and Squeak Eggs Benedict. For supper serve Irish stew, soda bread and sherry trifle.

Easy Recipes For Mardi Gras Party

Easy Recipes for Mardi Gras PartyThrow a fun and festive Mardi Gras party with these easy recipes.  Throw a Mardi Gras Party  Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler – Let the Good Times Roll! With These Easy Mardi Gras RecipesAs we say in New Orleans, Laissez le bon...

21 Recipes for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

21 Recipes for the Perfect Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner. Forget the packed restaurants – over-priced, uninspired and underwhelming menus. For true romance, this Valentine’s Day, create a Frank Sinatra channel on Pandora or Spotify and cook your own Valentine’s Day meal. Create your own menu with the mix and match romantic recipes.

25 Easy Super Bowl Party Recipes

Here are 25 Easy Super Bowl Party Recipes so you can throw a stress-free Superbowl party that everyone will enjoy. You’ll actually see the game.

7 New Years Day Food Traditions

7 New Years Day Food Traditions to try for health, wealth and prosperity in the new year. Italian pork and lentils or Southern Hoppin’ John.

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Secret Hacks to Keep Your Backyard Bug Free

Try these Secret Hacks to Keep Your Backyard Bug Free. Your next backyard barbecue is guaranteed to be bug-free. Your guest will thank you.

Make Your Own Essential Oil Bug Repellent

Make Your Own Essential Oil Bug Repellent. No more dangerous chemicals, sticky sprays, and stinky bug spray. Try one of these recipes for Essential Oil Bug Repellent.

How to Clean a Boat Hull – the Easy Way

Learn how to clean a boat hull – the easy way. Here in Florida, our boats are always exposed to the elements and to keep it looking great you’ll need an easy way to clean the hull. If you leave your boat in for a couple of days you’ll notice it has a ring around the hull at the waterline. Here’s an easy way to clean the hull and remove that waterline.

Easy DIY Hanging Rope Shelf

For about $30 and a couple of hours, you can build this easy DIY hanging rope shelf. A super cute DIY shelf that fits into any coastal or rustic decor.

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor Easy driftwood distressed hardwood floor tutorial Learn how to create beautiful, professional looking floors with this easy beachy distressed hardwood floor tutorial.  I'll show you how to rescue old damaged hardwood floors and make...

Create Your Dream Master Bedroom for Less Than $400

Create Your Dream Master Bedroom for under $400. This easy DIY project will take your masterberoom from blah and booring to wow.

How to Remodel Your Kitchen on a Budget

I love my kitchen…
But that wasn’t always the case.  Take a look at how our kitchen looked when we moved in.

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Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna

Sesame Crusted Seared Ahi Tuna marinated in soy sauce and dark sesame oil then just barely seared and served with wasabi dream. Easy and delicious.

Grape Jolly Rancher Hard Lemonade

I love the intense flavors of Jolly Rancher candies and have used them to infuse vodka for years. My husband loves this Grape Jolly Rancher Hard Lemonade.

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Time to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Grab a margarita or a Mexican beer and make these coastal-inspired fish tacos. When I lived in California there were so many awesome places to get fresh fish tacos right off the beaches. Nothing better…

How to Make Irish Soda Bread

Learn How to Make Irish Soda Bread. This traditional Irish bread is so good and the perfect complement Irish Beef Stew.

Steamed Alaskan King Crab with 3 Dipping Sauces

Steamed Alaskan King Crab is a super easy, stress-free entree to serve for any special occasion. Whip up one or all of these 3 Dipping Sauces to serve alongside.

Easy Creole Crabmeat Au Gratin Recipe

Easy Creole Crabmeat Au Gratin Recipe. Crabmeat Au Gratin makes a great dinner served with a simple green salad and lots of warm crusty french bread.

How to Make the Perfect Daiquiri

How to Make the Perfect Classic Lime Daiquiri – a cocktail to try again. Made properly, a daiquiri is pure heaven. The simple balance of rum, sugar, and lime.

Walnut Stuffed Dates | Simple Tapas

Walnut Stuffed Dates | Simple Tapas. Walnut Stuffed Dates are a welcome addition to any tapas platter or charcuterie board.

Easy Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Easy Homemade Chocolate Truffles are so easy and so good. You’ll never buy boxed truffles again. Top truffles with your favorite toppings.

Mango Watermelon Lemonade

This mango watermelon lemonade is a tropical escape packed into a very refreshing beverage. Sure to be a hit at your next party.

4th of July Barbecue

4th of July Barbecue

4th of July Barbecue A collection red, white and blue recipes for a 4th of July barbecue to celebrate Independence Day. Gather family and friends and celebrate the hard-earned freedom of the United States of America.   How To Throw a 4th of July Barbecue  ...

Hard Blackberry Sage Lemonade Cocktail

Hard Blackberry Sage Lemonade Cocktail

Try this Hard Blackberry sage lemonade cocktail. Blackberry sage lemonade is amazing on its own but with the addition of vodka, it’s the perfect summer cocktail. Herbs and fruit make a refreshing base for this hard lemonade. A hint of fresh sage makes this lemonade special.

Make The Perfect Classic Mojito

Make The Perfect Classic Mojito

Learn how to make the perfect classic mojito. There is nothing more refreshing than a classic mojito with the balanced flavors of mint and lime. This is my personal favorite recipe and it’s easy to make a single perfect mojito or an entire pitcher. Bonus – this is a great low-calorie drink. When I’m dieting I replace the rum with vodka – still amazingly yummy. Let’s make a mojito.

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