• Favorite Family Recipes

    Dad’s Favorite Estella Bars

    Dad’s Favorite Estella Bars 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. brown sugar1/2 c. peanut butter 1 beaten egg 1 Tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. oats 1 c. flour 1 Tsp. baking soda 1/4 Tsp. salt 1 c. chocolate chips   mix all together except for chocolate chips pour into 9×13 pan sprinkle chocolate chips on top bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

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  • barrelracing

    Barrel Racer Gifts

    Barrel Racer Gifts Looking for those special Barrel Racer Gifts? Check out Etsy and Ebay! They have some adorable gifts for the equine enthusiast. Check these rustic beauties out. Etsy has just about everything you could imagine. From home decor, crafts, jewels for you and your horse. Home Decor Barrel Racer Bedding from the EloquentEquestrain Etsy Shop Inspirational Pillowcases from SweetTeaDesignsSouth. Barrel Racer Bling from PetronellaGDesign. More Bling from WhippoorwillValley Gifts for the Baby Barrel Racer   Or how about a customized Blanket for the future barrel racer from CelesteComm? For the horse 127.99 Prices may vary   80.00 Barrel Racer Diy Craft Ideas   7.99 Since, I just purchased…

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  • Adventures,  barrelracing,  NFR,  Vacation Blog

    Breyerfest on a Budget

    Breyerfest Tips Tricks and Breyerfest on the Budget Breyerfest on the Budget because, Sometimes it is just not economically possible to go everywhere you want to go and do all you want to do. But that doesn’t stop us from giving it our best shot. My sisters and I had a ball while doing Breyerfest on the Cheap. We hopped in our buggy (SUV) armed with its backpack (luggage carrier) for the items we purchased and drove down to Lexington Kentucky home of Breyerfest at Kentucky Horse Park. There is so much to do we didn’t even miss not having the exclusive three day ticket. And we enjoy doing Breyerfest…

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  • Vacation Blog,  Yeah or Neigh Vaction Reviews

    Yeah or Neigh Lost Pines Lodge Michigan Review

    Lost Pines Lodge Lost Pines Lodge located in Harietta, Michigan. First of all, Lost Pines Lodge is just three miles from Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort. Since, Caberfae was sold out of rooms they recommend Lost Pines Resort when. We booked the condo at 425 a night. Be prepared to pay more for lodging at Lost Pines Lodge if you are paying by credit card and not cash prices may vary. What does Lost Pines Lodge have to offer? Since, Lost Pines Lodge also rents snow mobiles. Although, I believe this would be a fun thing to add to our list of things to do. Lost Pines Resort also rents chalets…

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  • Vacation Blog

    Breyerfest 2018 Off to the Races Featuring Charmayne James

    Off to the Races for Breyerfest 2018. Breyerfest 2018 This spectacular three day event is Off to the Races for Breyerfest 2018. Breyerfest takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park July 13-18 2018. Barrel Racing Icon Charmayne James will be there this year as a guest speaker with her beloved Cruiser! I know myself I will be inline for her autograph again this time with my Breyer model of Scamper. Autograph sessions may be limited to the first 200 check Breyerfest website for further details. Charmayne is not only an amazing jockey her people skills are out of this world!) Cruiser Along with 11 time world Champion Charmayne she will…

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  • Las Vegas,  NFR,  Vacation Blog,  VEGAS VACATION TIPS

    Ten Tips for your First Trip the NFR 2018

    BE PREPARED TO BE AMAZED AT THE 2018 NFR In December 2017 we went to the NFR on a budget. This was our first trip to the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. We had fun, learned a little saw a lot. As with every adventure you must take the first step. Here’s a Ten Tip Checklist (for those on a budget) for your first trip to Las Vegas Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 2018. RESEARCH, RESEARCH, RESEARCH AND REACH OUT We chose to go for the final round of the NFR (Wrangler National Finals Rodeo) after watching a rerun of 2016. One could think I did my homework, however…

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  • Challenges,  crafts,  DIY,  Indiana Quarter Horse Racing,  Projects

    How to make an easy DIY Mesh Wreath

    How to make your own diy mesh wreath couldn’t be easier…. #countrycraftchallenge I have seen these puppies all over the internet DIY Easy Mesh Wreath and couldn’t wait to make my own and now you can too I was checking out hometalk when I came across a cute little valentines wreath made by ourcraftymom I just had to try it armed with some mesh I had collected over the years (I thought I had red for Valentines Day) but oh no not today…. I did the best I could with what I had…and will continue my quest on simplifying my life organizing all my craft materials soon very soon My…

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  • crafts,  DIY,  Projects,  Things I Love

    DIY Farm House Door Turned Mirror / Chalk Board

    My sister replaced the doors in her house years ago and last Christmas we decided to make one of the doors into something special for my niece. I took many of pictures however who knows where they have disappeared to ( I think I took them from my hubby’s phone) However, since I have had this web site for years and have never done much with it and have had plans to turn it into a blog I have challenged myself you have to start somewhere ……. so here I am challenging myself to at least an hour a week to share what is on my mind … or on…

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  • camping,  crafts,  DIY,  kids projects

    Canchasin’s cool craft idea of the week rustic outdoor chandelier 

    This idea came from All Things Heart And Home such a cute idea! Right now at this time in my life for some odd reason I am infatuated with lighting …. It appears I am a few years behind the rest of the world but hey no worries I live in my own little world  I think I am going to use their above article and the one about a mason jar chandelier as inspiration …. Now if I can only accomplish this little task …. I think it would be fun to let the kiddos make the orbs and hang some solar sting lights to it and use them for our…

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  • Uncategorized

    Freezing Tomatoes Has Never Been Easier

    Hear is my homesteading tip of the week it comes from Grandparentsplus.com I personally have not tried this yet …. But it is on my list! Could it really be as simple as tossing the maters in a blender and pouring them into a muffin pan and freezing then when frozen toss into a ziplock …. It does appear to be true…. Simple steps right up my ally 

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