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Christmas Mantel: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

Christmas Mantel | Red and White Themed on HoosierHomemade.com

It’s here! The 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration has begun! We had such a great response last year, and all of you asked for us to run the series again, so here we are. Can you believe how close the holidays are? Well never fear my friend, we are here to help you prepare […]

Fruit & Cheese Kabobs

Fruit & Cheese Kabobs On A Stick

During the school year it can be challenging to ensure the kids are getting the nutrition they need, especially after school. That time from when they get home to when dinner is on the table can be a time when the snack monster takes over and they will eat anything in sight. I’ve long since […]

Making a Natural Difference

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Do you love nature? I know I do, so much that I intentionally designed my office and my desk so I can enjoy the trees and wildlife right outside my many windows. However too many times we as a community get wrapped up in our everyday existence to fully appreciate the beauty of what nature […]

Homemade Holiday Inspiration

100 days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration

100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration is on the way! Each day we will be sharing a new and fun idea to give you inspiration for the Holiday Season.  You might also like… Homemade Holiday Inspiration: Christmas in July Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce:100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration Gingerbread Men Garland : 100 Days of Homemade […]

Celebration of Service with Team Depot

The Home Depot Celebration of Service

Earlier this week, I had the honor to be included in The Home Depot Celebration of Service. In just two months, from September 11 through Veterans Day, volunteers from The Home Depot will put their talents to work to transform 1,000 homes for our veterans.  You might also like… DIH Workshop at The Home Depot […]

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles

Football Shaped Oreo Truffles :: Recipe on HoosierHomemade.com

Football season is upon us, College Football has already begun and the official NFL season started as well. These Football Shaped Oreo Truffles are perfect for Tailgating Parties, a Football Party or even just to snack on during the game. They are super easy to make and take only 4 ingredients. You might also like… Mint Oreo […]

Fall Cupcakes: How to make Candy Acorns

Click here for Happy Fall Cupcake Toppers

Pumpkin – Apple – Spice – are you ready to start baking with all the wonderful Fall flavors? I am. These Fall Cupcakes are simply adorable. The Candy Acorns only take 2 ingredients and can be made in just a few minutes. And I have a bonus for you – FREE Fall Cupcake Toppers!  You might […]

Fall Outdoor Decorating: Window Boxes

Fall Outdoor Decorating | How to Decorate Window Boxes | on HoosierHomemade.com

Decorating the front of our home, especially the window boxes is something I look forward to every season. Even though the temperatures don’t quite feel like Fall yet, the calendar says it’s time to get some Fall Outdoor Decorating done.  You might also like… Decorating Fall Window Boxes Outdoor Decorating for Fall Fall Outdoor Decorating: DIY Painted […]

Simple Fall Decorating

Simple Fall Decorating | on HoosierHomemade.com

Decorating for Fall, next to Christmas, is my favorite time of year. The warm colors just make your home feel cozy. Today I have a simple Fall decorating idea for you that you can use on a Mantel, table or shelf. You might also like… Frugal Fall Decorating: Autumn Garland Fall Outdoor Decorating: DIY Painted […]

Kids in the Kitchen

Thanksgiving morning boys

Growing up in a large family, we always enjoyed the holidays. My Mom would spend hours and hours preparing Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinners. We were all expected to help, and even though I didn’t know it at the time, she was building memories that we all hang on to. In my own family, I have […]