Category: Tips and Hacks

Rubber Band Hacks Make Life Easier

I’ve discovered some rubber band hacks that make life so much easier. Undoubtedly, these little stretchy pieces of rubber have more uses than most of us ever imagined. Most people have rubber bands lying around the house. Either you purchased packages of them or they came on something you purchased, and you knew better than

How to Make a Three-Tiered Serving Platter

If you’ve ever needed to know how to make a three-tiered serving platter, you may have been overwhelmed by how complicated it can be. That’s why I’ve decided to share my easy instructions. A well-designed serving platter is necessary in a southern home. After all, you need to make everything look as inviting and delicious

Clothespin Hacks You Need to Know

If you’re anything like me, you’ll find these clothespin hacks invaluable. If you don’t have these little workhorses, go out and pick up a pack. They’re super cheap, and you can easily find them in the laundry section of most discount stores. Back in the day, one of the biggest uses for clothespins was hanging

Food Substitutions – Healthier Recipes

Food substitutions can make your meals much more nutritious. It isn’t difficult, as long as you follow a few basic guidelines. Food Substitutions – Flavor vs. Nutrition I’ve always enjoyed a variety of flavors, so I learned to cook at a very early age. My mother always had a full-time job, so I didn’t have

Southern Manners Basics

Knowing southern manners is essential when living in the South. Every southerner knows the importance of good manners. Whether he or she uses them or not is a whole ’nother story. Southern Upbringing It seems like there’s something about southern mamas—and sometimes daddies—that compels them to harp on the importance of being mannerly. I think

10 Quick and Easy Cooking Hacks

Cooking hacks make putting food on the table quick and easy. One of the things that keeps people from cooking at home is the time it takes to shop, prep, cook, and clean up. Once you learn a few basic cooking hacks and reset your thoughts about how to get a nutritious meal on the

Last Minute Christmas Decor Hacks

Has time gotten away from you this holiday season? Have you put off decorating due to so many things tugging at your time? Simple and Budget-Friendly Christmas Decorations If your house isn’t ready for the season at this late date, don’t despair. There are still some simple things you can do that won’t cost a

Welcome to a Southern Home

Southerners know how to create a welcoming home that looks good, smells good, and has lots of yummy food. Until recent generations, it was mostly the women who kept the home fires burning, but men are getting in on the action now. And that’s a good thing. It’s a lot of pressure for one person

Celebrate Christmas on a Budget

We all know it’s easy to overspend during the holidays, but so many of us do it anyway. It’s that time of year when we want to make everyone happy with gifts, food, and of course, the decorations. Spend More Time and Thought Than Money on Christmas Gifts Buying Christmas presents can put a serious