IQ Brain Game Giveaway: Remove Ring from Rope and Balls


My husband loves IQ brain games! Me…not so much! :) We picked up this brain game, had lots of fun figuring it out, and now we want to pass it on to one of you for your enjoyment.

We picked it up at our local church fair. You can watch it here. Jump to 2:44 to see it and listen to my response to Art purchasing it. :)

This giveaway is open to all US residents. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Must be 18 years or older.

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Zoodles with Tomato Basil Cheesy Cream Sauce


I came up with this dish when I had an abundance of zucchini, tomatoes and fresh basil. This dish captures the heart of summer with all of these fresh ingredients. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do!


Zoodles with Tomato Basil Cheesy Cream Sauce
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The low-carb dish is amazingly flavorful and you will never miss your pasta in this dish.
Recipe type: Low carb
Serves: 1-2
  • 1 small zucchini, spiralized
  • ½ cup thinly sliced onions
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil, thinnly sliced
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup half & half
  • ⅛ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Take your spiraled zucchini and place it in a colander and salt generously. Allow it to sit and drain for 15-30 minutes while you prepare the rest of your ingredients.
  2. While the zucchini is draining, place your butter and onions in a small skillet and cook them over medium heat until they are just start to turn brown and slightly caramelized.
  3. Rinse zucchini to remove salt and give it a toss in the colander to remove any excess water.
  4. Add zucchini, tomatoes, basil, oregano and salt and pepper to onions and cook for approximately 5 minutes. The cooking time will vary depending on how much water was left in the zucchini and how thick your spirals are.
  5. Cook zucchini until it is almost done.
  6. Add half and half, Parmesan and cheddar cheese.
  7. Cook until slightly thickened and reduced slightly.
  8. Serve immediately with additional Parmesan cheese

3K Subscriber GIVEAWAY: Vintage Chrome Waffle Iron Baker Maker

We are so excited to reach our 3k YouTube subscriber goal and we want to thank ALL of you for your support.  In keeping with our frugal, large family channel, we are giving away this gorgeous vintage chrome waffle iron baker maker. They do not make quality housewares like this anymore and when we discovered this like new waffle iron, we were so excited to be able to offer it to one of you, our viewers.

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