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Best Banana Cake

Best Banana Cake

I really love bananas... they are soft they are tasty they make baked goods moist they are easy to mash they love me too!!! { the last banana fact is a bit hard to prove but they do always find their way in to my cart at the grocery store...maybe it's not so much love...

Peppermint Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes
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Peppermint Chocolate Christmas Cupcakes

Chocolate and peppermint…could there be a more heavenly combination???? I think not!  I saw these cupcakes on pinterest and had to make some for myself and to share…sometimes sharing is so hard!!!! I made them for our ornament party last week and they were a hit! I took some pictures and was almost ready to...

Best Cupcakes
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Best Cupcakes

I got your attention...didn't I????? : ) I found this recipe on pinterest and knew I had to try it.  I was short on time and this recipe {Cookie Brownie Cupcakes with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting} fit the bill.  Minimal ingredients yet maximum taste 'punch'! Cookie Brownie Cupcakes Ingredients: Brownie Mix {I used Duncan Hines Milk...

White Vinegar vs Keurig Descaling Solution
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White Vinegar vs Keurig Descaling Solution

If you have a Keurig coffee maker you've probably seen the descale alert displayed at one time or another. Regular cleaning of your coffee maker including the descaling process is an important part of proper maintenance, will keep your machine in tip-top shape, and will ensure delicious coffee cup after cup. *This post may contain...

Creamy Cucumber Salad - My Mom's Delicious Recipe
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Creamy Cucumber Salad - My Mom's Delicious Recipe

This creamy cucumber salad recipe is the perfect side dish and wonderful to serve at outdoor barbecues, family gatherings, and summer parties. Sour cream cucumber salad can be on the dinner table in just minutes and you probably have all of the simple ingredients you need already on hand. It's great served with barbecue grilled...

Easy Instant Pot Apple Butter Recipe - No Peeling
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Easy Instant Pot Apple Butter Recipe - No Peeling

Looking for a great way to use up all those apples from a day spent apple picking or in my case, my favorite apples from the grocery store? Then this instant pot apple butter recipe is for you. It can be made with just a handful of ingredients and is ready to enjoy in a...

Pumpkin Biscotti Made from a Quick Bread Mix
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Pumpkin Biscotti Made from a Quick Bread Mix

Making homemade pumpkin biscotti can seem a bit daunting but this biscotti recipe is made from a quick bread mix which makes it not only easy but quick to make. It's a delicious treat filled with fall flavors. This Pumpkin Biscotti is perfect for the fall season and can be made ahead of time (see...

Halloween Deviled Eggs and Dracula Juice
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Halloween Deviled Eggs and Dracula Juice

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time to start thinking about spooky recipes! If you're looking for something easy to make that will still impress your guests, these Halloween Deviled Eggs and Dracula Juice are the perfect choices! The Spooky Spider Deviled Eggs start with a traditional deviled egg recipe like...

How to Make a Simple Pumpkin Snack Board
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How to Make a Simple Pumpkin Snack Board

This easy pumpkin snack board tutorial will show you how to make one for your next party! It's perfect for Fall gatherings. This festive charcuterie board is perfect Halloween parties, after school play dates, school parties and almost any fall gathering. If you like this you may also like this Halloween Inspired Freak Shake, these...

Easy and Delicious Boiled Cabbage Recipe
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Easy and Delicious Boiled Cabbage Recipe

Have you ever tried boiled cabbage? If not, you're in for a real treat! This simple side dish is not only delicious, but it's also incredibly easy to make. It goes well with so many different main courses and most chicken, beef, and pork meals, but one of my favorite ways to serve this buttered...

Cheap Creative Crafting with Paper and Twine
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Cheap Creative Crafting with Paper and Twine

If you love to create with what you have on hand and to repurpose with what you have on hand check out these fun and easy ideas for using brown paper (the type that's packed into boxes), regular coffee filters, and basic twine! Brown Paper Crafts When you order something online and the package arrives...

10 Easy Crafts and Recipes for the 4th of July
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10 Easy Crafts and Recipes for the 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here! Are you looking for some easy crafts and recipes to celebrate? I've got you covered. These 10 ideas are all simple and festive, perfect for a fun day with friends or family and at the bottom of this post, you'll find more wonderful ideas and inspiration from the...

All-Natural Coffee Body Scrub with Coconut Oil
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All-Natural Coffee Body Scrub with Coconut Oil

If you want to give your skin the best organic body scrub experience possible, this is it! Made with natural ingredients like organic coconut oil and coffee grounds, which provide an exfoliating boost, this simple to make coffee scrub may increase blood circulation, lead to smoother skin, and remove dead skin cells. The Natural Ingredients...

Fresh Lavender Sachet Made From a Vintage Doily
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Fresh Lavender Sachet Made From a Vintage Doily

Lavender flowers are so versatile and one of my favorite uses for them is as a filler for vintage doily sachets. I find if I tuck the sachet under my pillow and lightly spray this homemade lavender linen spray on my sheets, I sleep a little better. I also enjoy it around the house and...

How To Make a Copycat McDonald's Mocha Frappe Recipe at Home
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How To Make a Copycat McDonald's Mocha Frappe Recipe at Home

Use this McDonald's Mocha Frappe Recipe to easily create your copycat drink at home. All you need is a few basic ingredients and a blender! It's easy, inexpensive, and delicious and many readers have told me that they prefer it to the original version. Dunkin' Donuts is my preferred coffee if it's hot but if...

How-To Make a Decorative Bird's Nest from Twine
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How-To Make a Decorative Bird's Nest from Twine

It's so easy to make a pretty faux bird's nest from twine or string with this easy-to-follow tutorial. How-To Make a Nest from Twine I am smitten, smitten I tell you with twine.  It's utter simplicity is appealing.  Something about the symmetrically wrapped up ball screams my name.   I have, in the past, been...

Marshmallow Pops Recipe
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Marshmallow Pops Recipe

These chocolate covered marshmallow pops are fun to make and so easy to customize for any special celebration like baby showers, birthday parties, and more! The particular marshmallow pops I'm sharing today is specifically for St. Patrick's Day but a simple change up of sprinkles and chocolate makes it perfect for almost any occasion. This...

Traditional Irish Soda Bread Without Buttermilk
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Traditional Irish Soda Bread Without Buttermilk

Is it possible to make a Traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe without the use of buttermilk? Yes, it is and I'll show you how to make this delicious bread from start to finish in under one hour (it's closer to a 50 minute recipe) with only 5 minutes of hands on time. Irish Soda Bread...

Mississippi Chicken Instant Pot Recipe
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Mississippi Chicken Instant Pot Recipe

This Mississippi Chicken Instant Pot dish is such an easy recipe to make! It reminds me of a dump cake. The simple ingredients are added all at once on top of the chicken to the instant pot or slow cooker and that's it. You'll find complete recipes for both the Instant Pot version and the...

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How to Make Your Own Christmas Potpourri
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How to Make Your Own Christmas Potpourri

How to Make Your House Smell Like the Holidays with Slow Cooker Christmas Potpourri I love almost everything about the holidays including the scents and this Christmas Potpourri is easy to make, budget-friendly, and smells amazing! When there's a chill in the air and the first thing you or guests smell is that unforgettable holiday...

Beautiful Thanksgiving Table Décor On a Small Budget
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Beautiful Thanksgiving Table Décor On a Small Budget

Create beautiful Thanksgiving table décor with upcycled tin cans, drop cloth scraps, doilies, buttons, and fresh Rosemary wreaths. Thanksgiving Table Décor On a Small Budget There are so many beautiful ways to decorate when money is no object or when you have a fairly high budget for such things but when you are limited and...

33 Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, and Decor Ideas
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33 Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, and Decor Ideas

Thanksgiving is one of my absolute favorite holidays for so many reasons and one of those reasons being.....the food! For this month's Thrifty Style Team share I went through my archives and found 33 recipes, super cute and easy kids crafts (my heart melted when I saw how little my youngest son was in the...

Old-Fashioned Homemade Pumpkin Spice Cream Filled Donuts
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Old-Fashioned Homemade Pumpkin Spice Cream Filled Donuts

These homemade Pumpkin Spice Cream filled donuts taste amazing and they'll save you a trip to Dunkin' Donuts or your favorite donut shop! There is nothing quite as satisfying as freshly made donuts. The bounce of the dough...the light and airy texture....the aroma while they're frying....and the taste of freshness. They are right alongside some...

Creamy Amish Potatoes - Absolutely the Best and Only Three Ingredients
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Creamy Amish Potatoes - Absolutely the Best and Only Three Ingredients

If you're looking for a quick side dish that tastes amazing, this recipe for Creamy Amish Potatoes is ideal. It's easy to make, but it still tastes rich and decadent. The ingredients are simple: potatoes, butter, half and half, and salt. The texture of this potato dish is very similar to scalloped potatoes but without...

Easy and Quick Upcycled Garden Planters to Make in Minutes
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Easy and Quick Upcycled Garden Planters to Make in Minutes

If you are looking for ideas on how to spruce up your garden here is some beautiful inspiration for making your own upcycled garden planters with items you probably already have on hand. If there is one thing that always adds a personal touch to garden décor, it is a unique planter or multiple unique...

The BEST Air Fryer Frozen Steak Fries
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The BEST Air Fryer Frozen Steak Fries

These are the only directions you'll need to make air fryer frozen steak fries that are truly the best you've ever had! This simple cooking process is the easiest way to make air fryer French fries with a delightful crispy texture. Tip for Different Frozen French Fries - Temperature and Cooking Times I'll share with...

How to Make an Easy and Inexpensive Patriotic 4th of July Centerpiece
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How to Make an Easy and Inexpensive Patriotic 4th of July Centerpiece

This oh so Patriotic 4th of July Centerpiece is a wonderful way to give three cheers for the Red, White, and Blue - it's also super easy to make and cheap! I love almost anything patriotic. I always have for as long as I can remember. I got it from my Dad. He was in...

Golden French Toast with a Fresh and Delicious Strawberry Puree Syrup
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Golden French Toast with a Fresh and Delicious Strawberry Puree Syrup

This delicious French Toast with Strawberry Syrup (pureed strawberries) may sound hard to make, but it is so easy and perfect for a weekend breakfast! Whether you're looking for a tasty breakfast treat for yourself or to make for your crew, this fluffy and not too sweet dish is sure to please...seriously. Add some bacon...

How To Make a Simple Easter Bunny Garland from Paper
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How To Make a Simple Easter Bunny Garland from Paper

DIY Easter and Spring Decor I love creating easy decor and this simple Easter Bunny Garland doesn't get much easier. I've included a template so that you can print the bunnies on paper and an SVG file so that you can use with your favorite cutting machine (I love my Cricut and used it to...

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I'm Mary Beth! I'm the doer behind The How-To Home. My earliest memories are of ‘doing' - gardening, sewing {learning on an old Singer}, helping my Dad build our house {I’m sure he didn’t mind one bit!?!} painting, crocheting, saving scraps of whatever to make stuff later {I hate to waste}, starting my own family...