Monday, August 3, 2020

10 Great Picnic Tips & Hacks


Picnic season is a favorite of our family. Whether it be a quick lunch in the park or a family gathering, it's always fun. You can have a picnic just about anywhere, at the beach, the park, in the back of your car with the trunk open, or in your very own backyard. We all can use some help on how to have a picnic go smoothly. Follow these helpful tips and enjoy the great outdoors!

1. Grab 'n Go Cut and fold chip bags down for easier access to your chips without having to reach in and get your hands greasy! 


2. Easy Sippin’ - Worry no more about losing your straw to the wind or into your drink. Instead, stick your straw securely through the cap of your soda or drink can.

Picnic Tips and Hacks

3. Keep Your Blanket Dry - Stick a shower curtain under your picnic blanket to ensure that no one has a damp seat from the grass!

Picnic Tips and Hacks

4. Make Your Own Speakers - Place your phone into a glass to stream music. The cup will amplify the music like a speaker!

Picnic Tips and Hacks

5. Cupcake Liners Aren’t Just for Cupcakes - Place a cupcake liner over your glass to keep the bugs at bay!

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6. Prevent Apples from Turning Brown - If you’re a fan of sliced apples and looking to prep them ahead of time, keep them from turning brown by holding the slices together with a hair tie or rubberband.

Picnic Tips and Hacks

7. Keep Your Salads Fresh - Store your salad in a glass canning jar, keeping the dressing at the bottom to prevent your salad from getting soggy. Stir when it’s time to enjoy!

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8. Easy Salt & Pepper Shakers - Don't throw those mint containers away. Store salt and pepper in empty mint containers for easy pouring.


Picnic Tips and Hacks

9. Prevent Sticky Hands - another use for those cupcake wrappersPlace a cupcake liner at the base of your popsicle to prevent dripping, keeping your hands free of a sticky mess!

Picnic Tips and Hacks

10. Frozen Water Bottles - Freeze water bottles ahead of time, using them as the “ice packs” for your picnic lunch!

Picnic Tips and Hacks

What do you think about these tips? Have you any tips or hints to share? We would love to hear from you!

Love and best wishes,
Kelly
The Sassy Silver Sisters
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Monday, July 27, 2020

Senior Moments OH MY!!

Senior Moment - nounDefinition of senior moment: an instance of momentary forgetfulness or confusion that is attributed to the aging processI think the dictionary is right on and to the point of a senior moment. We all are getting older and have MANY senior moments (at least I do), so why not embrace our days and forget our worries (maybe that would help with the growing older thing, forgetting our worries). Enjoy the following pictures all about growing older and having senior moments. Laugh out loud!!


What? Where in the world is this sign?




We all should have the young spirit of these ladies.

Those were the days! πŸ˜ƒ



This is crazy! Wondering if this was photoshopped?? What do you think?


Last but not least, I really hope I don't get to this point of 
forgetting to dress for a bike ride. 🀣

We hope you enjoyed todays blog. Do you have a favorite from the above? Do you have a senior moment you'd like to share? Comment below. We'd love to hear from you.

Love and best wishes,
Kelly
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Cathy, Rhonda & Kelly

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Monday, July 20, 2020

TerraShield for those Pesky Summertime Bugs

doTERRA products are fantastic and I'm here to share with you another amazing oil.

Summer is upon us.  Hot, sticky, bug infested summer.  I personally don’t spend a lot of time outdoors. If the heat doesn’t get to me, the bugs do.  I don’t like putting poison on me to keep the bugs away either.

When I joined doTerra, I found they have an oil blend to help me keep the bugs away.  It’s called TerraShield.  You can apply TerraShield on your legs, arms, and neck before going outdoors. You can also diffuse TerraShield.  It comes 15mL bottle or in a 30mL spray.

The ingredients are Fractionated Coconut Oil, Ylang YlangFlower, Tamanu Seed, Nootka Wood, Cedarwood Wood, Catnip Plant, Lemon Eucalyptus Leaf, Litsea Fruit, Vanilla Bean Absolute, Arborvitae Wood.

For the DIY people out there, I would recommend buying the oil blend and making your own spray.  If you want to buy both then you would already have the spray bottle to reuse. I am sure you can find many recipes online.  doTerra advocates are great at sharing recipes for making all kinds of products for your home.  Here is just one recipe you can use to make more TerraShield spray when you run out.

Homemade Bug Spray using doTerra Terrashield Oil

Ingredients:
• One 8 ounce spray bottler 
• 1/2 c, boiled or distilled water
• 1/2 c. witch hazel
• 30 drops of the Terrashield blend

Here are some links for these doTerra items:


I hope everyone enjoys their summer.
If you have any questions about doTerra products,  contact me Rhonda Byler , I am always happy to share. ~ Rhonda

Have you every used Terrashield? If so, please share in the comments  your thoughts about the product.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Old Fashioned Peach Jello Salad Recipe

Old Fashioned Peach Jello Salad
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I just had to try this
πŸ‘ Peach Jello Salad .
πŸ‘Peach is a favorite and it has been so hot lately, I thought I would try it out.
It was sweet, crunchy, creamy and peachy goodness!
You can change it up by using whatever fruit and Jello you desire.






Peach Jello Salad
Ingredients:
2 Small Boxes Peach Jello
2 Cups Boiling Hot Water
1 Large Can Peach Pie Filling or Fresh Peaches
1 Small Can Crushed Pineapple (drained)

Directions:
In a medium - large bowl, mix peach Jello and hot water until it dissolves. Add in Peaches or Peach pie filling and crushed pineapple. Once mixed, put in fridge for 3 hours or until it sets up.

Topping:
8 Oz Cream Cheese
8 Oz Sour Cream
3/4 Cups Sugar

Directions:
In a medium size bowl, mix topping ingredients with an electric mixer. Spread on the top of your chilled salad then top with chopped Pecans. Chill for another 30 min. and serve.


This recipe was found on YouTube Cooking with Shotgun Red Channel.

Do you have a cool summer dessert you'd like to share? We all love new recipes, so feel free to share in the comments.

I hope you give this a try! 
Thanks, Cathy

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Gettin by on Barely Nuttin Honey




Did you know I share frugal, free and fun tips on my Facebook page, 
Hope you go over and like the page so you can  get in on some ideas!
Thanks, Cathy

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Monday, June 29, 2020

No Bake S’mores Recipe by The Pioneer Woman


I don't know about you but it's way too hot to be roasting marshmallows, even though I LOVE them. Recently I found a recipe for No Bake S'mores Bars by the Pioneer Woman and decided it's a great time to get my roasted s'mores and not sweating to death LOL!
Plus, these would make a great treat for the upcoming 4th of July.

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray, for the pan
  • 4 T salted butter
  • 10 oz. bag mini marshmallow
  • 12 oz. bag semisweet chocolate chips
  • Pink of salt
  • 9 graham crackers, broken into pieces
  • 1/4 C mini chocolate-coated candies
  • 2 T rainbow sprinkles
Directions
  1. Line a 9" square baking pan with waxed paper, overlapping all 4 sides. Spray with cooking spray.
  2. Place a nonstick pan over low heat and add the butter. When melted, add 2/3 of the marshmallows and cook, stirring, until the marshmallows have melted and combined with the butter, about 3 minutes. Next, fold in the chocolate chips and stir until they are melted. Add the slat and half o the broken graham crackers and stir so the cracker pieces are incorporated into the chocolate marshmallow mixture but not broken up too much.
  3. Tip the mixture into the prepared pan and press in into the pan with a wooden spoon. Sprinkle over the remaining graham crackers and marshmallows, pressing them down with your hands so they set into the base. Next, add the coated candies and sprinkles and press them down.
  4. Allow to set for 1 hour before removing from the pan and cutting into bars. Or you can chill for 10 minutes and slice if you're in a hurry.
I like the marshmallows toasted so I put the bars in the broiler before adding the sprinkles and  candies then cooled them. Make sure you pay attention while broiling, it doesn't take long to get them toasty.



Here is the finished product. They were ooey-gooey, chocolatey, marshmallowy GOOD.


Have you tried this recipe? Do you have a special S'mores recipe you like to share? We love recipes!

Until next time, stay safe and healthy!
Kelly
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Monday, June 22, 2020

Good Egg or Bad Egg? That is the question!

Due to not shopping as much, I found I have sell by dates on my eggs to be 2 weeks old. Okay, so there is a way to find out if the egg is okay to eat!
This method has always worked for me so you try it the next time you are wondering if the egg is good or bad!
Each egg should be tested individually out of the carton.
A glass of water and an egg is all you need for this!


See where mine landed in a cup of water...


Hard to see in this pic but it was standing on end which means -- use soon! 

Hope this helps you to determine if the eggs are good or bad. 

Do you have a helpful tip on determining if an egg is bad or good? Let us know in the comments below!!

Have a great day and stay safe and healthy!!
Cathy
of the Sassy Silver Sisters

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10 Great Picnic Tips & Hacks

Picnic season is a favorite of our family. Whether it be a quick lunch in the park or a family gathering, it's always fun. You can have ...