Laundry Soap Recipe and what your Pinterest boards and pins say about you

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Coers Family Laundry Soap


Our family of eight – soon to be nine – can dirty up some clothes, let me tell you. Plus we have twins in cloth diapers. Our laundry is no joke. To save money, my husband recently explored Pinterest to look for a good DIY homemade laundry soap recipe. I’m always fascinated when I catch a guy on Pinterest. It’s like seeing a wild animal wandering around in the city.

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Cheesy Bacon Chicken Casserole


Maybe I should just call this “Crazy Good Casserole” – It has chicken, bacon, cheese, creamy saucy goodness… It’s crazy good.

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Chicken Pot Pie in the Crock Pot


For more great Crock Pot recipes, see our new site: and discover some more of our family’s favorites, like Chicken Stroganoff, Crock Pot Chocolate CakeMild Chili with Beans, or BBQ Pork Sandwiches.

I’m so conflicted about this post. I love Crock Pot recipes. I’m constantly on Pinterest cruising around for new ways to cook dinner in my Crock Pot. It annoys the heck out of me when I come across a recipe that I think is completely made in the Crock Pot only to discover there are additional steps needed to finish the dish.

And here I am, posting one of those recipes. But this pot pie recipe is so good, so easy to put together – it’s worth the few extra steps.

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Black Bean Chili in the Crock Pot


It was another beautiful day here. Rainy in the morning, but the sun was out after lunch. We enjoyed time at the park with our homeschool group. We had a trip to the store. I worked on a few projects around the house. And at the end of the day we enjoyed a nice bowl of Black Bean Chili.

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Mexican Lasagna and Terrible Food Photography


Have you seen really good food photography that makes you want to take a bite out of your monitor? You know, the up-close, detailed pictures that elevate food to an art form. Classy images of beautifully-plated meals are posed perfectly to inspire you to create your own culinary masterpieces. I love those pictures.

These are not those kind of pictures.

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