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Are you looking for Pins that celebrate the Good Things in life like what to read, new recipes, where to travel, pretty garden inspiration or a unique way to celebrate for a party? Don't you love themed holiday ideas for decorating? How to DIY essential oils? Especially how to use budget finds from the Dollar Store! From dinner to dessert recipes, crockpot recipes (even keto or vegetarian options), I'm also pinning easy, healthy and delicious recipes. #recipes #books #food #travel #gardens

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DIY | Crafts | Home Decor

Simple but elegant card to make using watercolors and purchased notecards.

Watercolor Fall Greeting Cards

How to make a simple watercolor pumpkin card.

Dollar Tree Fall Wreath Tutorial #pinterestchallenge | Our Good Life

Dollar Tree Fall Wreath Tutorial #pinterestchallenge

A wreath for under $10? Yes! I made it and so can you!

A beautiful and moving way to bring the fall indoors. #floatingleaves #falldecor #chandelier #fallchandelier

Floating Leaves Chandelier Fall Decoration

A super easy, so pretty fall decoration for your chandelier.

Tips for making your home inviting during the summer months.

Inviting Summer Indoors

Tips for making your home inviting during the summer months.

Recipes for small batch sugar scrubs for the women in your life!  #sugarscrub #smallbatch

Mother's Day Sugar Scrubs

Make your own sugar scrubs! Inspired by Simple Pure Beauty, come and see the scents I made.

Seven things you can DIY yourself instead of paying someone else to do it.

7 Things to DIY

Seven things that can be done by you instead of paying someone!

Optimizing your home's health benefits everything residing in your home. Check out this post for ways to make your home healthier. #homehealth #purifyhome

Optimize Your Home’s Health

Keeping your home healthy so you are healthy, too!

Making your home cozy during the winter is so much fun and inspirational. A great way to take away the winter blues is to embrace it!  #winterhygge #hygge #cozywinter

Winter Hygge Tips

Winter hygge ideas to make you cozy and warm all winter.

Recipes

A delicious fall mean perfect for a Thanksgiving side dish.

Pumpkin Bacon Mac and Cheese

A wonderful savory dish with pumpkin: Pumpkin Bacon Mac and Cheese.

With all the delicious goodness of chai spices, this smoothie has all the tastes of fall. #pumpkinsmoothie #chaismoothie

Pumpkin Chai Tea Smoothie

A delightful pumpkiny smoothie with the flavors of a good chai.

A savory use of pumpkin, perfect for dipping or as a spread on a sandwich!

Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Welcome to Pumpkin Week 2020! Our first recipe is pumpkin hummus, a savory pumpkin dish!

This Dutch Oven meal is a perfect camping dinner, rich, hearty and delicious. #dutchoven #porkchops #porkchopcasserole

Dutch Oven Pork Chops, Potatoes and Mushroom Sauce

A Dutch oven meal made to be delicious and filling.

Fruit Bomb Smoothie #backtoschooltreats | Our Good Life

Fruit Bomb Smoothie #backtoschooltreats

Ever wonder about the beginnings of smoothies? And what is my go-to smoothie? Come and check it all out!

Egg pouches are mini omelets folded over twice, with fillings ! I filled these with cheese!  #eggs #eggdishes #eggbreakfast

Egg Pouches

Delicious eggs filled with cheesy goodness.

Delicious muffins with a chai flavoring. #chai #muffins #cakemixmuffins #chaitea

Chai Tea Muffins

Check out all kinds of treats for going #BackToSchool

A delicious bundt cake using balsamic vinegar to enhance the sweetness of the strawberries.  #strawberrybundt #strawberrycake

Balsamic Strawberry Filled Bundt Cake

Strawberries soaked in a glaze of balsamic vinegar and brown sugar are layered inside a strawberry bundt cake.

Delicious cookies made from graham cracker crumbs are the "bread" for these ice cream sandwiches. Delicious, but especially with Nutella ice cream!

Graham Cracker Cookie and Nutella Ice Cream Sandwiches

Delicious graham cracker cookies with nutella ice cream makes a wonderful ice cream sandwich.

The savory goodness of avocados in a refreshing, cold treat! #avocado #icecream #unusualicecream

Keto Friendly Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado ice cream is a thing! Creamy and so delicious!

Cooking with a Dutch Oven and charcoals is easier than you might think. Our first time trying it we got these two delicious recipes!  #spritechicken #dutchovencooking #campcooking #dutchovenbiscuits

Campfire Cooking: Sprite Chicken and Biscuits

Our first campfire cooking recipes: Sprite chicken and biscuits!

A delicious and thirst quenching summery drink! #amaretto #fizzes #prosecco #proseccococktail

Amaretto Prosecco Fizz

Summery cocktail with a light fizz and delicious taste.

A delicious way to make goat cheese ice cream even better- add roasted peaches!  #nochurnicecream #peachicecream #goatcheeseicecream

Roasted Peach and goat Cheese No Churn Ice Cream

A no-churn ice cream with bits of goat cheese and roasted peach. Delicious!

Such delicious and refreshing pops that are easy to make with just three ingredients!

Pineapple Whip Frozen Pops

See how the movie Just Go For It inspired me to make these delicious Pineapple Whip Frozen Pops.

Delicious cupcakes made with sourdough starter.  #strawberrycupcakes #sourdoughcupcakes

Sourdough Strawberry Cupcakes

Another delicious cupcake for National Cupcake Day!

A delicious alternative to spinach, basil adds a nice finish to this strawberry forward smoothie. #smoothies #strawberrysmoothie #basil #strawberrybasil

Strawberry Basil Smoothie

Delicious, not-too-sweet Strawberry Basil Smoothie.

Looking for a way to spice up your grilled corn on the cob?  Look no further, this delicious compound butter makes your corn dance!  #cornonthecob #compoundbutter

Chipotle Red Pepper and Cilantro Compound Butter

Happy National Herbs and Spices Day June 10! Check out our recipes for you to celebrate in style!

I love drinks!  And this one I can have as often as I want, as the carbs are low and the taste is out of this world! #keto #ketolemonade #lowcarblemonade

Keto Lemonade

The best in lemonade is Keto Lemonade!

Delicious chocolatey goodness. The texture is similar to a frosty!  #keto #ketodesserts #ketomilkshake

Keto Chocolate Malt

A dessert for keto people! A net carb value of 3!

A delicious combination of fresh seafood, pineapple and a lovely wine from Israel! #grilledseafood #mahimahi #pineapplesalsa

Grilled Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

A beautiful wine and fish pairing with Gilgal Sauvignon Blanc

We use this delicious slaw on top of our smoked pork tacos. It gives the perfect compliment of flavors, the sweet against the smokey.  #porktacos #poppyseedslaw #slaw #BBQWeek

Poppy Seed Slaw

The perfect slaw for a side dish or to add on top of Smoked Pork Butt tacos.

A delicious way to use leftovers from your smoked pork butt.  I always set aside what I need, not taking any chances!  #smokedporkbutt #porktacos #BBQWeek

Smoked Pork Butt Tacos

How to use smoked pork butt to make delicious tacos!

This mac and cheese is made in one pan, so makes for very easy clean up!  #easymac #macandcheese #onepanmacandcheese

Easy, One Pan Macaroni and Cheese

The easiest macaroni and cheese you have ever made!

Welcome to Burger Month 2020!  To start out this incredible month is this Jalapeno Popper Burger. The popper is inside the burger as well as one for the garnish.  #jalapenopoppers #burgermonth #memorialdaybbq

Jalapeno Popper Burger

It's Burger month! Join us and see all the delicious burgers we have in store for you all through the month of May.

A compilation of burgers from Our Good Life that are tried and tested! Delicious, meaty, but there is one vegetarian option, too!  #MemorialDay #Burgers #BurgerMonth

5 Burgers for Your Summer Cook Outs

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Delicious paired with a well grilled steak, but use the leftovers to make fried rice!

Mushroom Rice

Wine pairing of mushroom rice and a Northern Rhone Syrah wine.

I'm not a huge coffee fan, but I do like my chai!  Here's a version of whipped coffee using chai tea powder.

Keto Whipped Dirty Chai Tea

A take on the famous Whipped Coffee.

Paired with ancient old world Sicilian wine, this dish is divine! #pastawithmussels #musselsdish #pastaandseafood

Mussels, Orange and Olive Pasta

A beautiful description of ancient wines in Sicily and a delicious pasta dish with mussels, citrus and olives.

Need a salad that will enhance any meal?  Try this simple salad with this lemony vinaigrette. #greensalad #lemonvinaigrette

Simple Salad with Lemon and Lemongrass Vinaigrette

A simple green salad with a refreshing vinaigrette.

A simple and delicious treat for your Easter brunch table. Just a few ingredients and of course, a Peep! #EasterPeepTreats #EasterCakeMixCookieBar

Easter Cake Mix Cookie Bars with Peeps

Easter brunch ideas, along with cookies and other spring treats.

Enjoy this delicious breakfast for brinner!  #Brinner #IrishBreakfast

Irish Breakfast for Brinner

Several ideas for "brinner" breakfast for dinner!

Individual cheesecakes to aid in portion control and to enjoy a delicious, keto friendly dessert. #ketocheesecakewithcrust #ketocheesecake #ketodesserts

Keto Vanilla Cheesecakes, Cupcake Style

Delicious, 5-ingredient cheesecake cupcakes that are keto friendly!

A great casserole that is made the  night before, and bakes quickly for a warm and delicious breakfast. #blueberry #frenchtoast #breakfastcasserole #blueberryfrenchtoast

Overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole

Overnight blueberry breakfast casserole is a beautiful dish to make during blueberry season.

Serve this warm baked brie with a Cremant de Bordeaux, another sparkling wine with the creaminess of champagne. #bubblesandbrie #cremantdebordeaux

Warm Baked Brie

Baked brie with a surprising wine pairing: the Cremant de Bordeaux.

Delicious sloppy Joes made with hidden veggies for a healthier take on this family favorite!  #sloppyjoes #healthysloppyjoes

Homemade Healthy Sloppy Joes

Ways to make your sloppy joes homemade and healthy!

Banana Bread Pancakes are perfect for your Easter brunch. Tips for putting together the perfect pancake board are included. #pancakeboard #bananabreadpancakes #pancakes #pancakecharcuterie

Banana bread pancakes for Easter brunch pancake board

Banana Bread Pancakes served on a Pancake Board. I'll tell you how!

So refreshing and delicious.  You will want to sit in your front porch and enjoy one of these! #keylime #cocktails #keylimecocktail

Key Lime Cocktail

Yummy pie, cocktails and rock candy for your Saint Patrick's Day fun!

Easy, delicious and hard to share.  :)  #blackforest #pancakes #blackforestpancakes

Black Forest Pancakes

An easy and delicious Black Forest Pancake recipe that is delicious enough for dessert!

Four easy desserts that will impress your guests! #roastedstrawberries #Profiteroles #cannoli #divinity

(Secretly Easy) Desserts

Four easy desserts that will impress your guests! #roastedstrawberries #Profiteroles #cannoli #divinity

A wonderful recipe inspired by Chef Simone Tong from the book A Place at the Table.  Book review is included, too!  #cookbookreview #stirfry #shrimpstirfry

Shrimp and Sausage Stir Fry

Book review and recipe adaption from the book A Place at the Table.

Our Good Life: Mom's Potato Soup with Egg Dumplings

Mom's Potato Soup with Egg Dumplings

Delicious soup with both potatoes and egg dumplings.

Seafood Pasta and Tannat Wine

Tannat and Pasta-A Surprising Combination

A description of Tannat wine and an unusual pairing of Tannat and seafood.

A delicious and pretty margarita! #nationalmargaritaday #margarita #pricklypear

Prickly Pear Margarita #NationalMargaritaDay

A bunch of margarita recipes to help you celebrate National Margarita Day!

Ok, grown-ups!  Why should kids have all the fun??  Here's what we have been waiting for, the Grown Up Snow Cream (cocktail!) #snowcream #cocktails #snowcreamcocktail #wintercocktail

Grown-Up Snow Cream

The adult version of a snow day favorite!

Use a simple sugar cookie mix, add cherry flavoring and then dunk in melted white chocolate.  Simple and delicious. #valentinecookies #cherrycookies #maraschinocherryflowers

Cherry Sugar Cookies with White Chocolate Glaze

Valentine sweets for your sweetie.

A quick take on a classic, using convenience foods to get this hearty soup on the table fast!  #heartysoups #hamandbeansoup #quicksoups

Quick Homemade Ham and Bean Soup

A quick version of ham and bean soup that is homemade and hearty.

If you can't be in Spain, cook like you are! This delicious soup really had us feeling the Mediterranean feels. #nationalsoupmonth #eggplant #tomato #mediterraneansoup

Eggplant and Tomato Soup

Delicious and hearty soup with eggplant and tomatoes.

This dessert, made for two, is served warm and gooey for a decadent experience. SOOO good and rich.  Try some keto friendly ice cream on top for an extra bit of swooning!  #valentinesdaydessert #ketodessert  #ketomugcakes #ketovalentines

Chocolate Keto Mug Cakes for Two

A great keto mug cake that is designed to serve two.

If you can't be in Spain, cook like you are! This delicious soup really had us feeling the Mediterranean feels. #nationalsoupmonth #eggplant #tomato #mediterraneansoup

Eggplant and Tomato Soup

Delicious and hearty soup with eggplant and tomatoes.

A lower in sugar cocktail that is delicious and doesn't pack a sugar punch.  #ketococktails #ketobloodymary #ketodrinks

KETO Bloody Mary

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A warm and cozy breakfast that gets you out the door!  #steelcutoats #instantpotoats

Steel Cut Instant Pot Oats

Steel cut oats made in the Instant Pot is fast and you don't have to stand at the stove! Try this!

A delightfully easy casserole that is delicious served as leftovers. It makes a quick day-to-day breakfast.  #ketobreakfast #ketoeggs #ketocasserole

Keto Breakfast Casserole

An easy keto breakfast that you can make ahead and heat up during the week. Breakfast is done!

Posts from the Heart

The changes recommended in this post have huge benefits as it pertains to the quality of your life. You don't need to do them all, but pick the ones that speak to you!

Routines That Will Make a HUGE Difference in Your Life

Routine adjustments that could make your life a much higher quality of life.

Reviews of Products I love!

A wonderful list that includes items from food to scarves! #petgiftguide #petownersgiftguide #petgifts

Gift Guides for Pets and their Owners!

Great gift ideas for pets and their beloved humans.

A small list of great ideas for your favorite foodie!  #foodiegiftguide #foodiegiftideas #giftguide

Foodie Gift Guide

A short but mighty list of wonderful gifts for the foodie in your life!

A small list of wonderful gift ideas for your favorite foodie!  #foodiegiftguide #foodie #giftsforfoodies

My Fun Foodie Gift Guide 2019

A short but mighty list of wonderful gifts for the foodie in your life!

Gardening

Use your lettuce twice!  Don't throw away those ends, plant them!  #recyclegardening #gardening #cutting #lettuce #saladbowlgardening

Growing Lettuces from Cuttings

Salad Bowl gardening with cuttings

Travel

The honeymoon is the most important vacation of your married life! Make it the best, too! #honeymoon #honeymoondestinations

5 Best Honeymoon Destinations

Five exotic and wonderful honeymoon destinations around the world.

Are you waiting to travel, too? Here are some ideas for your post Covid-19 trip! #grouptravel #vacation

Ideas For Your First Big Post-Lockdown Group Vacation | Our Good Life

Ideas For Your First Big Post-Lock-down Group Vacation

A guide to a week in Sedona, Arizona, home to the famous Red Rocks and so much more! #sedona #redrocks #travelguideSedona #spiritualSedona

Travel Guide to Sedona

Travel Guide to Sedona.

Essential Oils

Favorite Fall Essential Oil Blends | Our Good Life

Favorite Fall Essential Oil Blends

Lovely cozy fall essential oil blends. These will make your home extra cozy for fall.

Fabulous tried-and-true essential oil blends to help with learning. #essentialoilsforschool #essentialoilsforlearning

Essential Oils for Learning

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An effective bug repellent perfect for camping, or just your own backyard. #homemadebugspray #DIYbugspray

Homemade Bug Repellent

Products that may help you enjoy camping a bit more bug-free, including a recipe for a homemade bug spray!

Cocktails

Moscow Mulette | Our Good Life

Moscow Mulette

Try a skinnier version of the famous Moscow Mule. It's delicious!

Books

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A delicious fall mean perfect for a Thanksgiving side dish.

Pumpkin Bacon Mac and Cheese

A wonderful savory dish with pumpkin: Pumpkin Bacon Mac and Cheese.

The honeymoon is the most important vacation of your married life! Make it the best, too! #honeymoon #honeymoondestinations

5 Best Honeymoon Destinations

Five exotic and wonderful honeymoon destinations around the world.

With all the delicious goodness of chai spices, this smoothie has all the tastes of fall. #pumpkinsmoothie #chaismoothie

Pumpkin Chai Tea Smoothie

A delightful pumpkiny smoothie with the flavors of a good chai.

A savory use of pumpkin, perfect for dipping or as a spread on a sandwich!

Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Welcome to Pumpkin Week 2020! Our first recipe is pumpkin hummus, a savory pumpkin dish!

With all the delicious goodness of chai spices, this smoothie has all the tastes of fall. #pumpkinsmoothie #chaismoothie

Pumpkin Chai Tea Smoothie

A delightful pumpkiny smoothie with the flavors of a good chai.

A savory use of pumpkin, perfect for dipping or as a spread on a sandwich!

Spiced Pumpkin Hummus

Welcome to Pumpkin Week 2020! Our first recipe is pumpkin hummus, a savory pumpkin dish!

Sometimes you just want a cream cheese danish! Here is a keto friendly version for your eating pleasure! #ketodanish #peaches #freshpeaches

Keto-Friendly Danish with Fresh Peaches

This delicious fresh peach danish is keto-friendly!

Simple but elegant card to make using watercolors and purchased notecards.

Watercolor Fall Greeting Cards

How to make a simple watercolor pumpkin card.

Favorite Fall Essential Oil Blends | Our Good Life

Favorite Fall Essential Oil Blends

Lovely cozy fall essential oil blends. These will make your home extra cozy for fall.

Dollar Tree Fall Wreath Tutorial #pinterestchallenge | Our Good Life

Dollar Tree Fall Wreath Tutorial #pinterestchallenge

A wreath for under $10? Yes! I made it and so can you!

This Dutch Oven meal is a perfect camping dinner, rich, hearty and delicious. #dutchoven #porkchops #porkchopcasserole

Dutch Oven Pork Chops, Potatoes and Mushroom Sauce

A Dutch oven meal made to be delicious and filling.

A beautiful and moving way to bring the fall indoors. #floatingleaves #falldecor #chandelier #fallchandelier

Floating Leaves Chandelier Fall Decoration

A super easy, so pretty fall decoration for your chandelier.

Fruit Bomb Smoothie #backtoschooltreats | Our Good Life

Fruit Bomb Smoothie #backtoschooltreats

Ever wonder about the beginnings of smoothies? And what is my go-to smoothie? Come and check it all out!

Egg pouches are mini omelets folded over twice, with fillings ! I filled these with cheese!  #eggs #eggdishes #eggbreakfast

Egg Pouches

Delicious eggs filled with cheesy goodness.

Fabulous tried-and-true essential oil blends to help with learning. #essentialoilsforschool #essentialoilsforlearning

Essential Oils for Learning

A blog about everyday living: movies, books, recipes, travel, family, work, friends, home décor, gardening, dogs, and education,

Delicious muffins with a chai flavoring. #chai #muffins #cakemixmuffins #chaitea

Chai Tea Muffins

Check out all kinds of treats for going #BackToSchool