Raindrops on Roses

Last week I was chatting with a friend and I  started going on and on about some products that I love.  I thought about how many things I’ve tried after hearing about it from a friend and realized that most of the things I use on daily basis started because of recommendations from others.  I thought I’d put together a few favorites to share with you.  These items are not linked to any affiliation program,  I just want to spread the love about some great products that me and my family use all the time. Continue reading

The Perfect Egg

A few weeks ago I stumbled on an article claiming to have cracked the code for the perfect hard-boiled egg.  It promised a well cooked, fluffy yolk, a non-rubbery egg white, and easy peeling!  I’ve heard similar claims before and so I was skeptical of this one, but decided to give it a try.  I’ve made them multiple times with the same results so I’m confident when I tell you, these eggs are perfect!  Here is the step-by-step:

  • bring water to a boil
  • lower cold eggs from the refrigerator into boiling water using a ladle or spoon (so they don’t crack)
  • boil for 30 seconds
  • pour a large cup (or 2)  of ice into the pot of boiling water
  • once the water reaches a boil again, cook for 11 minutes
  • remove from heat and drain water
  • run eggs under cold water until they’re cool to the touch
  • place in refrigerator

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