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Cast Iron Skillet Care and Recipes

Cast Iron Skillets have been a staple in kitchens for many years. I absolutely love mine! You can cook hamburgers, hash browns, desserts and more with cast iron skillets.

I have collected a few smaller ones to take camping with me. They are great to cook on the campfire with.

You take care of your cast iron and keep them seasoned, they will last for years!

We have many sizes of cast iron skillets, corn bread pans, muffin tins, and more in the store.

Below is info on how to care for your cast iron skillets. Save this and refer back as often as needed.


Skillet Spinach Artichoke Dip – Click on the pic for the complete recipe. Can you imagine this cooked on the campfire with a bag of chips. This is on my list for my next camping trip!

This one is going on my next camping trip list also!!

This quick and easy pizza skillet is like an amazing pan pizza baked and served in your favorite cast iron skillet.



  • 1/2 tsp Oregano, fresh


  • 1/4 cup Tomato sauce

Baking & Spices

  • 1 Desired toppings
  • 12 oz Pizza dough, fresh

Oils & Vinegars

  • 3 tbsp Olive oil, extra-virgin


  • 4 oz Mozzarella, fresh


This one might have to go onto my camping recipe list also! What a great weekend snack while moving watching



Let me know how you like these receipes!! And don’t forget to share your favorite with us!!

Have an awesome day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Creative Christmas Crafts for the Kids

The kids will be out of school soon for the holiday break. Today we are going to share some cute crafts that the kids can make for friends and relatives to keep them busy.

Don’t tell me that grandma & grandpa wouldn’t love to receive something special from the kids?

Just click on the picture to be taken to the directions! Have fun, and please share pics!


I LOVE this pinecone ideas, and there is nothing more fun than headed for a walk searching for beautiful pinecones.


Have a great day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston

Cleaning Old Bottles

As a bottle collector I know that when you dig bottles up that they are very dirty and full of yuck.

I personally like to clean them with soapy water, and leave some of the weathered look. This isn’t everyone’s style.

Here is a great article on how to clean old bottles with lots of pictures. Easy Peazy


Have an awesome day!

Nancie, Haley d’Pug & Winston