How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

  Watermelons are 92% water by weight. That makes them cool and refreshing. Perfect for the summer time, they will help keep you hydrated on hot days.   Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C, a very good source of vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, magnesium, and potassium. A whole cup of watermelon contains only 48 calories. It delivers more nutrients per calorie, which is an outstanding health benefit!   Have you ever cut into a watermelon and it wasn't what you expected? And then you tasted it. It wasn't sweet and didn't taste good at all. I know I have!   Here are five tips to help you pick the perfect watermelon.     How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon   Pick the watermelon up. Is it heavy for it's size? You want to pick up a watermelon and say, Wow! That's heavy! A watermelon heavy for it's size will be nice and juicy inside.   Tap on the watermelon. It should sound hollow when you knock on … [Continue]

Thursday’s Giveaway Linky

Thursday's Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Thursday's Giveaway Linky!     I love entering giveaways, and have even won a few things. I really love hosting giveaways on Linda's Lunacy. It's so much fun to give stuff away! Now, with the Thursday's Giveaways Linky, you can find lots of great giveaways to enter!         Have fun, and I hope you win something! Thursday's Giveaways Linky Please, only link family friendly giveaways. My kids read here, and anything not family friendly, will be promptly deleted. Sorry, but it's for my kids. :)     Help spread the word! Share about Thursday's Giveaway Linky! Simply click the message below to tweet!     [Tweet "Thursday's Giveaway Linky- Find great giveaways to enter & share your #giveaway in the #linky, too!"]       … [Continue]

In the Kitchen with Linda & Dinner Menu

In the Kitchen with Linda

  I made Chicken Pasta Salad for the first time this year. It's a family favorite. It's perfect for a hot summer day.     Actually, salad of any kind is good during the summer. I usually use cheese, cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, for protein. This night, we had chicken on our salads, … [Continue]

Making a Home – Homemaking Linky

Making a Homemaking Linky

    Welcome to this weeks.........   Making a Home - Homemaking Linky!   This weeks featured post is......Make a Patriotic Door Wreath for the 4th of July from Paper Crafting Ideas.     The 4th of July will be here in just under two weeks. It's close, but you do have time to make this awesome … [Continue]

No Bake Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars

    Who wants to cook breakfast in the summer? It's too hot. The kids, most of them anyway, want to sleep late while they can.   These No Bake Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars are the perfect summer time breakfast. They would be also be great for grab and go breakfasts during the school year. They make a great snack, … [Continue]

Progeny Press Great Expectations E-Guide Review

Progeny Press Great Expectations E-Guide

  Progeny Press makes studying great literature easy with their Great Expectations E-Guide.  I received the Great Expectations E-Guide to review as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew. This e-guide is for high school students in grade 9-12. I had my 10th grade son read Great Expectations and use this … [Continue]

Thursday’s Giveaway Linky

Thursday's Giveaway Linky

Welcome to Thursday's Giveaway Linky!     I love entering giveaways, and have even won a few things. I really love hosting giveaways on Linda's Lunacy. It's so much fun to give stuff away! Now, with the Thursday's Giveaways Linky, you can find lots of great giveaways to enter!         Have … [Continue]