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Southern Baked Beans

Easy Southern Baked Beans ~ this sweet and savory side dish is topped with bacon, and it's quick to whip up using canned white beans | FiveHeartHome.com

Sweet and savory baked beans get a southern spin with the addition of bacon and barbecue sauce…plus they’re extremely quick and easy to whip up since they start with canned white beans! Ack! Y’all…I cannot believe it’s July. I know I sound like a broken record with the arrival of each new month, but seriously, people…where has this year gone??? Despite my state of denial regarding the passage of time, the 1st of July means it’s almost time for the {Read More}



Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad with Avocado

Tomato Cucumber Pasta Salad with Avocado, Kalamata Olives, Feta, and Fresh Dill | FiveHeartHome.com

Juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumbers, and creamy avocado combine in a pasta salad that showcases the best of summer produce, with Kalamata olives, crumbled Feta, and fresh dill adding extra flavor and color. Today I bring you a pasta salad that I’ve revamped from one of Five Heart Home’s most popular (and very first) recipes ever! To date, Tomato Cucumber Salad with Olives & Feta has been viewed and pinned about 100,000 times each (thanks, y’all!). So if that recipe appeals {Read More}



Features & Fun Friday #15 ~ Top 5 Flag Desserts + Fourth of July Recipes

Top 5 Flag Desserts

Happy Friday, everyone! Each end-of-the-month, I highlight five fun features as well as share a sneak peek of life at Five Heart Home. So to start, how ’bout a little red, white, & blue? {Top 5 Round-Up ~ Flag Desserts for the 4th of July} 1. Flag Cake (from Scratch) >>> photo & recipe by The Brown Eyed Baker 2. Wave the Flag Cupcakes >>> photo & recipe by U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council 3. 4th of July Flag Cake >>> {Read More}



Minty Peach Lemonade

Minty Peach Lemonade ~ homemade lemonade meets mint simple syrup and peach puree in this refreshing summertime drink | FiveHeartHome.com

Minty Peach Lemonade is a tasty, refreshing drink combining classic homemade lemonade, mint simple syrup, and fresh peach puree…sure to become a new summertime favorite! I am so excited about today’s recipe, y’all…I don’t know why peach lemonade never occurred to me before. Strawberry lemonade? Sure. Peach tea? Of course. But to take my favorite summer fruit and combine it with my favorite summer drink? Brilliant. I promise that I’m not trying to toot my own horn here. It’s just {Read More}



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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Wednesday, friends! Whether this is your first time to join us or you’re an old (young) regular, we’re happy to have you here at Moonlight & Mason Jars today! Now that summer is finally officially here, I hope you’re all enjoying it! I’m just not sure how June is already almost over. It’s going to be time to pack school lunches again before we know it {sob}! But in the words of a certain Ms. O’Hara, I’ll think about {Read More}



Dairy-Free Coconut Waffles

Dairy-Free Coconut Waffles ~ made with whole wheat pastry flour, coconut milk, coconut oil, and honey...tender, golden, and delicious! | FiveHeartHome.com

Dairy-Free Coconut Waffles — made with whole wheat flour, coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut flakes, and a touch of honey — are tender, golden, and absolutely delicious! It’s been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So why not put important to good use and make breakfast scrum-diddly-umptious at the same time? (Did I just make up that word? Because I sure don’t know how to spell it.) As a self-proclaimed waffle connoisseur, I feel obligated {Read More}



Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds ~ you're just 2 ingredients away from a quick and easy, delicious summer side dish! | FiveHeartHome.comParmesan Zucchini Rounds ~ you're just 2 ingredients away from a quick and easy, delicious summer side dish! | FiveHeartHome.com

A simple summer side dish of Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds comes together quickly using only two ingredients…and will disappear from the table even faster! Zucchini is one of those summer vegetables that not only grows abundantly, but it tends to come in all at once. Thanks to my generous in-laws and their bountiful garden, we are the lucky recipients of boatloads of zucchini each summer, and I try to use it up in a variety of ways, from zucchini bread {Read More}



$200 Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY!

$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway to celebrate the first blogiversary of Carmel Moments!

Happy Friday, friends! I’m popping in today with a fun surprise. Melanie, from Carmel Moments, is celebrating her first blogiversary, and I’m joining a fabulous group of bloggers to help her celebrate! So who’s up for a chance to win a $200 Amazon gift card? Someone is going to enjoy quite the shopping spree with that much cold, hard, Amazon cash! After you enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter below, I hope you’ll hop over to wish sweet Melanie a {Read More}



Caprese Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes ~ a delicious new spin on a classic summer side dish! | FiveHeartHome.com

In this caprese spin on a classic summer side dish, nutrient-packed quinoa is blended with pasta sauce, gooey mozzarella, & fresh basil, stuffed into ripe tomatoes, topped with Parmesan, and baked to perfection! To say that I am a fan of red, juicy, garden-ripe tomatoes would be an understatement. While I have an arguably black thumb and no garden to call my own, I’m lucky enough to have nearby in-laws with a bountiful garden full of resplendent summer veggies. And {Read More}



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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

How’s your day going, friends? I’m so glad you’ve taken time out of your busy week to join us for Moonlight & Mason Jars today! Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. CST, we have a party where bloggers are invited to link up some of their latest recipes, crafts, DIY projects, and seasonal fun…and readers get to check out all of that talent in one place! That makes this a great place to find great new ideas and inspiration. Thank you {Read More}



Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Blueberry Buttermilk Sherbet ~ four simple ingredients combine in this sweet and creamy frozen treat | FiveHeartHome.com

A purée of fresh or frozen blueberries is blended with buttermilk, sugar, and vanilla for a sweet and creamy sherbet that makes a refreshing summer treat! Well, I’m probably going to jinx us by even talking about it, but so far, Texas has been experiencing a relatively mild summer. As in, the projected temps this week are in the high 80s/low 90s! Yes, it’s humid, and yes, we had a fun little summer thunderstorm last week that wreaked a bit {Read More}



Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy

Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy ~ quick stovetop supper featuring tender medallions of pork in a savory mushroom gravy | FiveHeartHome.com

Tender, sautéed medallions of pork tenderloin are smothered in a savory mushroom gravy in this quick stovetop dinner that’s sure to become a family favorite! We interrupt your regularly-scheduled program of grilled meats, cool salads, and other summer entrees to bring you a savory supper that can be enjoyed any day of the year! Confession time, y’all…I can’t help feel but a little guilty today posting a recipe that’s not specifically summer-related. But I’ve inundated you with plenty of those {Read More}



Easy Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

Easy Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries ~ made with crescent roll dough and fresh sliced strawberries | FiveHeartHome.com

Flaky crescent roll dough is wrapped around a filling of cream cheese and fresh sliced strawberries in these quick and easy breakfast pastries. I have always had a fondness for cream cheese. Whether spread on a bagel as-is or jazzed up in a recipe to make it sweet or savory…if cream cheese is an ingredient, you can bet I’m going to inhale it! For example, when presented with a platter of pastries or kolaches (for those of you lucky enough {Read More}



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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Happy Wednesday, and welcome back to Moonlight & Mason Jars, friends! We just love having you party with us each week. Thanks to everyone who helped me celebrate my 1st blogiversary last week by sharing your sweet messages and supportive words, and by participating in the big giveaway. Check HERE to see if you were the lucky winner of the $400 Amazon gift card! Y’all are the best…I certainly felt the bloggy love! Well, my boys have been out of {Read More}



Father’s Day Free Printable ~ Dad Quote

Father's Day Free Printable: Dad Quote ~ frame on its own, next to a photo, or as part of a collage; available in 2 sizes and 3 colors | FiveHeartHome.com

Brighten a special dad’s Father’s Day with this free printable father quote (available in two sizes and three colors), which can be framed on its own, side-by-side with a photo, or incorporated it into a photo collage! Father’s Day is just around the corner, and some of you us may still be looking for a last-minute memento to make dear ol’ dad feel special. Well, today I’ve got a quick little idea for ya! I am so blessed to be {Read More}



Red, White, & Blue Watermelon Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette

Red, White, and Blue Watermelon Salad with Watermelon Vinaigrette ~ a fruity summertime salad to celebrate the Fourth of July | FiveHeartHome.com

A summertime salad of mixed greens, juicy watermelon, plump blueberries, creamy feta, and toasted almonds in a sweet and tangy watermelon vinaigrette is a side dish worthy of barbecues, picnics, and Fourth of July parties! For a variety of reasons, Independence Day is one of my favorite holidays of the year. First off, it falls during summer, which — despite the oftentimes ridiculous Texas heat — is my favorite season of the year. Secondly, it’s a holiday that you can {Read More}



Fresh Summer Corn Dip

Fresh Summer Corn Dip | Five Heart Home for Uncommon Designs

This cool and creamy Fresh Summer Corn Dip — featuring roasted sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, and vibrant ribbons of basil — is the perfect appetizer to kick off barbecues, potlucks, and picnics all summer long! So what do you do when you have an excessive amount of leftover roasted corn, grape tomatoes, and fresh basil from what was possibly the most amazing tortellini pasta salad known to mankind? Well, you could make another batch of said pasta salad, and it {Read More}



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Moonlight & Mason Jars Link Party ~ Wednesdays at 5 p.m. CST at FiveHeartHome.com

Welcome back to Moonlight & Mason Jars, everyone! It’s been an exciting week around here so far…my boys have been celebrating their first week of summer vacation, and I’ve been celebrating my first blogiversary! That’s right…Five Heart Home is officially one year old, and some of my bloggy besties have joined me to give away a $400 Amazon gift card to commemorate the occasion! So be sure to CLICK HERE and enter for a chance to win, in case you {Read More}



Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream {Dairy-Free}

Double Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream ~ a delicious treat that can be made dairy-free | FiveHeartHome.com

This creamy chocolate ice cream is made with coconut milk and ribboned with flecks of semi-sweet chocolate for a decadent dessert that’s also dairy-free. I’m not gonna’ lie, folks…ice cream is right up there amongst my least favorite foods to photograph. In fact, this is a post that almost didn’t come to be because I just didn’t feel that these photos were up to par. But I decided that this recipe was just too good not to share, and even {Read More}



Five Heart Home’s 1st Blogiversary + $400 Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY!

Come enter the $400 Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY to celebrate the 1st Blogiversary of FiveHeartHome.com

Exciting news, y’all…Five Heart Home is celebrating one year of blogging today! That’s right…June 1st marks our first blogiversary! I’m so lucky to have 20 fabulous bloggers helping me celebrate today…and just look at what we’re giving away: Who couldn’t put a $400 Amazon gift card to good use?! I’m pretty excited about being able to share this amazing prize with one of you! It’s just a small token of appreciation for all of the support y’all have demonstrated during {Read More}