Best Dinner Rolls Recipe

There is nothing like homemade bread. This recipe is simple but yields big flavorful results!

Baking bread is my passion. I do it often and lose myself in the process, letting my stress melt away as I work the dough. It is a magical process for me.

I make bread all the time, but I have never shared this with you guys. Why is that? I have no idea! So today I want to share my best dinner roll recipe with you. It also makes lovely loaves of fresh white bread.


3 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 stick of real butter, softened
1/4 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
2 1/2 teaspoons of active dry yeast
1 cup of warm milk
1 egg
1 teaspoons of butter flavored crisco 
2 tablespoons of melted butter

Take a large mixing bowl, 'grease' it with Crisco and set it aside.
Add warm milk, sugar and yeast to a medium size mixing bowl. Stir it up and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
Add butter, egg, salt and 1 cup of flour to the milk mixture, stir to break up butter and egg.
When those ingredients are inco…

Kid Made Straw Necklaces

Bling; made for kids, by kids!

My kids really like to get crafty. They also like to peek in my jewelry box and beg to wear all of the pretty things! So we set out to see what we could create with things we already had at home. This is what we came up with. Straw Necklaces!
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You will need: Straws
Bakers twine or yarn

Rolf was kind enough to cut the straws for both of the necklaces we made.

We simply added a bead of glue to one side of a straw, then pressed it onto another. Repeat until you are out of straws.

Thread your string, twine or yarn through one straw and tie to make the necklace.

This was a fun craft for both kids. Harp was pleased to have her own "bling" that she made by herself.

7 Luscious Lemonade Recipes

Summer is near, so the time to stock up on lemonade fixings is now! I have 7 Luscious Lemonade Recipes to inspire your summertime sipping!

Pin this to your drink board for later!

There is nothing like a glass of lemonade on a hot day. I found 7 awesome recipes that I can't wait to try. I think you are going to love these too. From the traditional twist of a strawberry version that promises to be easy to an unforgettable Lavender punch that tickles the taste buds in style.  I can't wait to hear which of these recipes you want to try first!

Sparkling Watermelon Lemonade
Strawberry Kiwi Lemonade
Easy Strawberry Lemonade
Sparkling Pineapple Lemonade
Lavender Lemonade Punch
Strawberry Basil Lemonade
Blueberry Lemonade Punch

Making homemade lemonade is super easy to do! I have a few tips to help you make the best ever lemonade at home!

5 or 6 lemons will yield 1 cup of juice.Select lemons that are bright yellow and firm.Washing lemons after purchase will keep them fresher longer.Room tempera…

12 Ways to Make Homemade Soda

Summer is so close I can almost taste it. I can't wait to gather with my friends and family and soak up the sun! This year instead of turning to a can of soda, I have gathered 12 ways to make a homemade soda worthy of writing home about!

This collection has something on it for everyone! From a yummy blood orange option to a perfect pomegranate pop recipe, I know you are going to find a few you want to try! 

Homemade Pomegranate Soda by 52 Kitchen Adventures
Cranberry Sodas by Ginger Casa
Ginger Lime Soda by Tastes of Lizzy T
Homemade Cream Soda by Shaken Together Life
Strawberry Soda Syrup by Ginger Casa
DIY Italian Cream Soda by Dukes and Duchesses
Raspberry Italian Cream Soda by Housewife Eclectic
Pink Italian Cream Soda by Creative Southern Home
Homemade Orange Soda by What Rose Knows
Meyer Lemon Blueberry Soda by Chicken Scratch NY
Homemade Strawberry Soda by Hot Eats and Cool Reads
Blood Orange Soda by 52 Kitchen Adventures

Which of these homemade soda recipes do you want to try first? …

7 Appealing Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus is one of those veggies that brings a lot of flavor to any meal! Discover 7 new ways to cook this favorite green!

I could eat asparagus for every meal and never regret a single bite of it. I love it every way you can serve it and if I dine at a restaurant that has it on the menu, please bring me 2 sides of asparagus!!

I found 7 recipes that I can't wait to try and I think you are going to love too! From a delectable bacon wrapped asparagus to a yummy creamy version with rice! If you have a great recipe for asparagus, please share it with me in a comment!

Asparagus can be used in so many dishes! I love that you can use this delectable veggie in:

Breakfast BurritosOn the GrillSmothered in Hollandaise Roasted to perfection and more!

Below are those yummy recipes you stopped by for! Click the link below to view the original source.

Cheesy Asparagus Straws
Cream of Asparagus Soup
Creamy Asparagus Rice
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Shaved Asparagus Pizza
Ham and Asparagus Spaghetti

13 Must Try Jalapeno Recipes

There is nothing like the powerful punch of flavor that a simple jalapeno can bring to any recipe or dish! This collection of recipes includes some fantastic options to spice up your meals and add a delectable spicy flavor to the dinner table.

I can't wait to try the Bacon Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese! I can tell you from personal experience that the Jalapeno Popper Spread is fantastic. You will love it spread on crackers, dipped with chips or on a sandwich as a spicy and creamy spread to take the experience to a new level of deliciousness!

If you have a favorite recipe making use of the gorgeous little green pepper, be sure to give me the scoop in a comment! I am always looking to try something new and tasty!

Jalapeno Artichoke Mac n Cheese

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Black Bean Burgers

Bacon Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

Cheesy Jalapeno Corn Cakes

Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

Jalapeno Popper Bread

Jalapeno Popper Wonton Cups

Loaded Jalapeno Bites

Cheesy Jalapeno Mushroom Bites

Jalapeno Popper …

Sock Roses for Teacher Appreciation Week

If you are looking for a cute way to give an inexpensive token of appreciation to a special teacher this year, this sock rose craft is the perfect way to gift something fun and functional in a unique way.

This project is so easy! It comes together in matter of moments and really adds a lot to the presentation of a simple pair of socks! All you need is:
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Begin by stacking your socks together and folding up the toe section.

Next, begin rolling from the top. Roll tightly! 
As you get to the folded top section, keep rolling in, this will be your outer petal.
As the socks are tightly rolled, secure them with your rubber band. I knotted it, then knotted it again, on the other side for a really snug hold.
Remove the rubberband.
Gently insert the pencil or wooden dowel into the "bottom" of the sock rose…