Selling Your Blog – Would You and for How Much?

I had an interesting discussion with some folks the other night and one of the main topics that came up was, "How much would you sell your blog for?"  One said $1500, one said $5000, and one said $5 million.  It's not only an interesting question, it's a valid one because you never know who might offer you a good chunk of change for your blog.  It ... Continue Reading

Mummy Dog Ingredients

Halloween Appetizer-Snack: Crescent Mummy Dogs

The Witches Brooms were so cute that I just had to make and share these Mummy dogs with you today.  Check out these cute pigs in a blanket, Halloween style!!  Tell me those are not cute, I dare you!  And you could use mustard or ketchup as the eyes.  With all the Halloween sweets I've been posting, I thought these would make for a great ... Continue Reading

Witches Brooms

Halloween Treat – Witches Brooms

One last Halloween treat for you guys!   These Witches Brooms are cute and tasty!  One recommendation would be to use your own peanut butter cookie dough recipe or even the store bought roll.  This one was okay but I've had better.  And of course you can make your own orange icing or you can buy ones like Wilton's Squeeze bottle icing. Let me know ... Continue Reading


He’s An Ol’ Vaquero

~~from another time, hands as fine as the dealer in reno.....(name that song) This is my man.  I know, he's hot.  Thank you.  I was going to blog something else today but because I got caught up on twitter all night, I had nothing. So you get this fine cowboy. heehee Photos are from the book he's in and they're actually supposed to be black ... Continue Reading


Photography Gift Idea – Lightscoop

EDITED TO ADD: There's a giveaway going on for one at that ends on Nov. 12th. Check it out! EDITED: From the folks at Lightscoop!! If anyone reading this would like to try out lightscoop, we are happy to offer a discount. For 10% off when you purchase Lightscoop - use code TNEWFOLPROMO when you checkout here ... Continue Reading

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Almost Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

I've made Chicken and Dumplings from scratch before but to be honest, it's not worth the extra time in my opinion. In fact, check out this post on an attempt to make them from scratch and you'll see exactly why go the quick route!  I learned how to take a shortcut a long time ago and it's the only way I make them now. This is one of those perfect ... Continue Reading

Pepperoni Pizza

Family Time and 30 Minute Pizzas (psst, giveaway too)

Pizza is like the best ever food invention. You can eat it cold, hot, with meats, vegetables, and even as a dessert.  When I was asked if I wanted to try the new Fleischmann's Pizza Crust Yeast,  I was like heck yeah! Any excuse to make pizza!  We were supposed to have family night but there were ranch duties that needed tended too. Luckily, I was ... Continue Reading

Kitchenaid Mixer

Kitchenaid Stand Mixer, Products, and Giveaway

The Kitchenaid Stand Mixer is my most favorite small appliance in my kitchen.  It's been with me a long time and just recently got me through 6 batches of fried pie dough...all within minutes!  Anyone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen needs one. While the stand mixer seems to be what Kitchenaid is known for, they have so much more that is ... Continue Reading


Blogging with Cents – Selling Ads Privately

Bloggers all over face the same problem. A great idea, a great blog that isn’t translating into a great moneymaker. Most bloggers first reach for Google Adsense and affiliate links. Both tools are a smart way to get started, but you may soon discover it is just not enough. The question is, “What do I do?” Once you’ve built up a solid traffic ... Continue Reading

Boo Baby ingredients

Halloween Treats- Boo Babies

More Halloween Treats!  Boo babies--Now tell me those aren't the cutest things ever!  Pretty simple to make too! INGREDIENTS 1 pkg. Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Cookies White Chocolate Morsels or Vanilla candy coating squares Mini Chocolate Chips Waxed Paper DIRECTIONS Melt the white chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave. Place ... Continue Reading