Homemade Toaster Strudels


  • 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed
  • 2/3 cup berry jam (blueberry, strawberry, raspberry, etc.)
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp salted butter, melted
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp half and half, then more if needed
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp almond extract

For instructions please visit: Source


Mini Egg and Cheese Tortilla Cups

  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream (or milk, or heavy cream)
  • ½ cup shredded cheese (you can use any type, I used cheddar and mozzarella)
  • diced veggies (I used a mixture of bell peppers and onions)
  • 1 extra large tortilla or 4 small
  • salt and pepper to taste

For instructions please visit: Source


Pretzel Dogs

  • Sausages
Pretzel Dough
  • 1½ cups warm water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt (reduce amount if using table salt)
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 4½ cups all purpose flour
  • 2 oz unsalted butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for pan
  • Baking Soda Bath
  • 10 cups water
  • ⅔ cups baking soda
  • Egg Wash
  • 1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 Tbsp water
  • Coarse kosher salt or Pretzel Salt
For full instructions please visit: Source

Garden And Yard Decor!

DIY Miracle Grow: 1 gallon of water, 1 tbsp epsom salt, 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp of Household ammonia. Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plants.

Learn how to grow your own seeds indoors using eggshells in this simple, DIY tutorial video. 

Black-eyed Susan vine - you must plant one of these in your garden this year - it's the vine that keeps going strong all summer long

Renters' Remodel: Pallet Outdoor Room

Flower Pedals Plant Stand 

Around the World!

Angkor Wat. » Have you been? It's high on my list of places!

Walter’s Wiggles, Zion National Park, Utah, USA - After seeing this picture, how can you not want to conquer that? 

Great Blue Hole, Belize

Mountain Rail, Yukon, Alaska 

Luxury Huts Mexico | Glamping Beach Huts

Cool Garden Items!

Awesome tree stump art

Minion fire pit 

Spider web climbing. Include in playground?

Herb Garden Mosaic 

Any old boots will do, but Red Rubber Boots Planter with Strawberries Plants really look good.

Garden Ideas!

How to Build a Dog Potty Area

Glowing Outdoor Orbs

41 Groundcovers to Know & Use. 

No Weed / Grass Garden Paths

Take an old cloth soak in cement water, drape over a stand and leave in the sun to dry. Paint and you have beautiful plant holders 

Around the World!

The Westin Resort & Villas, St. John, USVI

Starfish Colony - West Coast New Zealand 

Hundertwasserhaus Flats in Vienna, Austria

Crystal Cave, Iceland 

Shiragawa-Go, Japan

Garden Ideas!

Tips on designing a container garden

DIY Kits for fibre optic lighting on a path or a deck. 
What a fun use of a fallen log! 
Flower fence... This is so pretty! 

Fire Up the Brick Barbecue. >> Would love to do this, but a Brick Oven would be even more awesome!

Travel the World!

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Taupo Bay, New Zealand 

Havana, Cuba

Huanglong, China 

Kos, Greece

Green Zone!

Hopscotch pavers in the garden - how cute is that... 

Backyard dry streambed of river rocks.

Pathway plants 

Awesome for camping!  

Nice fence detail


Gardening Things!

DIY: Grow Your Own Lemon Grass

Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium! 


LOVE... Old bed frame makes a wonderful garden gate. 

Lovely outdoor lighting using lanterns and solar Christmas lights. 

Wonderfull Places!

Monet's Path, Giverny France.

Andronis, Oia Santorini 

Hawaii Sunset

Portofino, Italy 

Grutas de Tolantongo natural hot springs in Hidalgo, Mexico.