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Hi! I am Laura, I am just a small town country girl who you know…grew up and married a handsome Soldier! This little nest on the interwebs is my haven to share recipes, tips, tricks, homemaking, and homeschool advice. Y’all come pour yourself a cup of sweet tea and sit back and relax a bit!

Teaching Kids To Write Effective Letters

  Teaching Kids to Write Effective Letters The writing skills acquired prior to the social media explosion, pre-2000s, are dying out at an alarming rate. If you feel compelled to disagree, check out a few social media posts from people of varying ages. You may or may...

Instant Pot Cheeseburger & Fries Party Dip

Fourth of July is just around the corner and people are planning their Fourth festivities!  With all the decorations, shopping and planning, getting a menu together that is sure to be a winner can leave us all stressed! If you are you looking for the perfect hit for...

Instant Pot Shepherd’s Pie

Years ago my husband tried to impress me with his kitchen culinary skills by trying his hand at Shepherd's Pie. He spent about 8 hours in the kitchen reading recipes, chopping vegetables, peeling potatoes and browning meat. Basically, it took him about 8 hours in...

Easy Gifts To Create From Your Phone

We live in a world where technology is not only all around us, but rules many aspects in our lives. Online forums, mobile device apps, and even our alarm clocks found on our smart phones. Technology is in our pockets, in our purse, in our car and even next to our...

6 Types of Letters Kids Can Write

  6 Types of Letters Kids Can Write Want to teach your kids how to write effective letters, but not sure what kind of letters they can write? Here are 6 ideas to get you started! Thank You Notes The ability to show gratitude is a skill we all want our kids to develop....

Instant Pot Taco Pasta

My kids love Tacos. In fact, my oldest reminds me every week that we need to have tacos on Tuesday. When were stationed at Fort Bliss, I learned from some good friends how to fix tacos and other authentic Mexican dishes "the right way." Well, we followed the trend of...

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Instant Pot Cheeseburger & Fries Party Dip

Fourth of July is just around the corner and people are planning their Fourth festivities!  With all the decorations, shopping and planning, getting a menu together that is sure to be a winner can leave us all stressed! If you are you looking for the perfect hit for...

read more

Instant Pot Shepherd’s Pie

Years ago my husband tried to impress me with his kitchen culinary skills by trying his hand at Shepherd's Pie. He spent about 8 hours in the kitchen reading recipes, chopping vegetables, peeling potatoes and browning meat. Basically, it took him about 8 hours in...

read more

6 Types of Letters Kids Can Write

  6 Types of Letters Kids Can Write Want to teach your kids how to write effective letters, but not sure what kind of letters they can write? Here are 6 ideas to get you started! Thank You Notes The ability to show gratitude is a skill we all want our kids to develop....

read more

Instant Pot Taco Pasta

My kids love Tacos. In fact, my oldest reminds me every week that we need to have tacos on Tuesday. When were stationed at Fort Bliss, I learned from some good friends how to fix tacos and other authentic Mexican dishes "the right way." Well, we followed the trend of...

read more

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