Homemade Stain Fighter and a little Announcement

Homemade Stain Remover for Real Housemoms by Cravings of a Lunatic | This is a little trick I learned over 20 years ago, works like a charm for getting stains out of clothes. Plus it's wicked inexpensive. Ditch the brand names you pay big bucks for and try this instead.

Homemade Stain Remover!  This is a little trick I learned over 20 years ago, works like a charm for getting stains out of clothes. Plus it is wicked inexpensive. Ditch the brand names you pay big bucks for and try this instead. Hey peeps. So my regular readers are scratching their heads right now. You're saying, very loudly I might add, where the H E double hockey sticks is the food. It's okay, I'm still a food blog. So let's just slow your roll for a minute. It's all good in the … [Read more...]

Cookbook Launch plus Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker Giveaway plus Cookbook Giveaway

Sweet and Spicy Carnitas by Cravings of a Lunatic

Today's recipe can be found in a new cookbook called Where Slow Food and Whole Food Meet. Read on to find out where you can get your copy! Okay so that title is a mouthful. I was trying to fit in all the elements of this post. It's for a good cause so bear with me. Plus you have lots of chances to win stuff so that's an added bonus. The basic idea of today' post: Show you the photo of the recipe I contributed to the cookbook we are chatting about today. Tell you a little about the … [Read more...]

Bacon Bits

Bacon Bits | How to make bacon bits at home. You can use them on salads, or keep them on hand for quick bacon pizza bites as an after school snack.

How to make bacon bits at home. You can use them on salads, or keep them on hand for quick bacon pizza bites as an after school snack.  Okay, I'm going to be honest here. I mean why hold back. But I feel like everyone already knows how to make these. Yet my friend told me she had no idea how to make them at home. Colour me surprised. So I jumped up immediately and made some bacon. Then smashed it to smithereens. I'm not going to lie. Making bacon bits is oodles of fun. First you … [Read more...]

Fig Newton Cocktail: Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Fig Newton Cocktail | Guest Post by My Catholic Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Fig Newton Cocktail is refreshingly delightful and oh so easy to prepare. I can't think of a better way to beat the heat than enjoying this seasonal libation Today is a very special day. I have the distinct pleasure of kicking off Booze Week. It's a week of guest posts by some of my bloggy buddies, all booze centric. How fun is this going to be. My first guest is no stranger to Cravings of a Lunatic. My dear friend Veronica of My Catholic Kitchen is going to entertain and delight … [Read more...]

A Sweet Tipsy Ending – Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshakes: Guest Post by Cooking in Stilettos #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Bourbon Pecan Pie Milkshake by Cooking in Stilettos, guest post on Cravings of a Lunatic

This Bourbon Pecan Pumpkin Pie Milkshake is like your favorite pie in a glass - but so much simpler to make.  Rich pecans meld with vanilla ice cream, shortbread cookies and a touch of molasses to create the perfect milkshake! Welcome to Day 5 of Booze Week. Today we're celebrating hub's 48th birthday, and our 22nd wedding anniversary. I figured if I married him on his birthday he could never claim to forget our anniversary, at least not if he wants his birthday present. See, I'm always … [Read more...]

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail: Guest Post by Food Lust People Love #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Watermelon Jalapeño Cocktail | Guest Post by Food Lust People Love on Cravings of a Lunatic

Fresh sweet watermelon chunks blended with ice and the double kick of jalapeño and tequila make a refreshing summer drink that will heat you up and cool you down. Welcome to Day 4 of Booze Week. I am on staycation, and enjoying some much needed time with family this week. So I asked some of my favourite bloggy peeps to guest post for me. Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my friend Stacy of Food Lust People Love to the blog. Stacy is an amazing blogger, and more importantly a wonderful … [Read more...]

Wild Blueberry Mojitos: Guest Post by Je suis alimentageuse #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Wild Blueberry Mojitos | Guest Post by Je suis alimentageuse on Cravings of a Lunatic

These are great for summer on the patio, a fancy little get-together (nothing says fancy like muddled mint, right?), or even just a treat for you and your partner! How gorgeous are these Wild Blueberry Mojitos? I am in awe. I cannot get over how pretty they are. Almost too pretty to drink. Notice I said almost. Today I have a very special guest post. Please welcome Lisa of Je suis alimentageuse to Cravings today. Lisa is a fellow Canuck which makes me super de duper happy. I love all my … [Read more...]

Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri: Guest Post by The Healthy Maven #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri | Guest Post by The Healthy Maven on Cravings of a Lunatic

Get your booze and veggies too with this deliciously refreshing Strawberry Ginger Kale Daiquiri Welcome to Day 2 of Booze Week. I'm off pulling a fun prank on my kids today. My son flew in for vacation, so I'm off work for 10 days. Today I'm forcing the entire family to go see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles against their will. My son was such an obsessed, avid fan when he was little. So as payback for all the hours I've put in watching it when he was younger I made them all go see it, even … [Read more...]

Blueberry Mango Mojito: Guest Post by The Little Ferraro Kitchen #BoozeWeek #Giveaway

Blueberry Mango Mojito | Guest Post for #BoozeWeek from The Little Ferraro Kitchen on Cravings of a Lunatic

These blueberry mango mojitos are the epitome of summer! The colors are vibrant and the fruit sweet as a summer breeze.  Welcome to Day 1 of Booze Week. I am on staycation this week, and will be off work from August 25 to September 3. My son is flying into town, and we're hunkering down for some much needed family time. So I invited some of my favourite bloggers to pop by with some delicious drinks for you. Today I  have a special friend of mine kicking off the festivities. Please meet … [Read more...]

Oreo Ice Cream Cake #IceCreamWeek #Giveaway

Oreo Ice Cream Cake | This is a super easy

Easy to make "cheater ice cream " recipe. This is one of my favourite recipes. I've been making this ice cream for over 30 years. It's such an easy treat and your family and friends will go crazy for it.  Welcome to Day 6, the final day of Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by myself, and Susan of  The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. I hope you all threw out the scales this week. Better not … [Read more...]