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‘Eat Well – Travel Often – Live Happy!’

Baked Fish with Lemon, Carrots and Dill

Nick and I try to eat fish at least once a week, so I'm always looking for new, healthy recipes. I made this flavorful version of baked Tilapia a few days ...

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What Do Pet Owners Look For In Dog Food?

The pet industry is a booming, multi-million dollar business and it seems that every dog food company has something different to offer. From dry and wet dog foods, treats, bones and even ...

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Wine And Food Pairing Guide

Do you love entertaining in your home? A nice glass of wine can make any meal a special occasion. Most of us are inviting friends and family into our homes for dinner ...

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Ceramic Peeler by Boeker

Are Ceramic Peelers Worth It?

Ceramic Vegetable Peelers have been around for a long time now, since the 1990's or longer. So why are they not a more common kitchen tool I wonder? Over the past ...

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Traxo Makes Going on Trips Easier

One of the most annoying parts of planning trips is having to get all your documents together – passports, hotel bookings, plane tickets, car rental vouchers. Usually, you spend a lot ...

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Articles by Nick and Silke Jager

We hope you will enjoy Our Blog and feel free to share any of our articles.

Nick or Silke write an interesting and fun to read article at least once every week! We try out all of the products we review, have traveled to the places we write about and the recipes we feature have been prepared in our own kitchen. Of course we eat what we make. Waste not, want not!

Are you looking for an easy dinner idea? Take a look at our Easy Recipe Videos page.

Want to become a house sitter but don’t know where to start? Visit our House Sitting page.

Looking for fun and inspirational crafting books? Check out the Crafting Books page.

Our Most Loved Articles:

Leftover Bagel Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding Recipe

Bagel Bread Pudding Recipe

This Bagel Bread Pudding Recipe is so easy and quick to make, it will blow your socks off. The other day we bought a package of cheap, plain bagels that just … Read more

Coleman 4 Person Tent Review

Tent Review

Our Coleman Tent

Owning a tent isn’t just fun in Spring and Summer, it can also be used indoors during storms and power outages. Take a look at our review and then watch our YouTube video on how to set up a tent outdoors or inside your home… Read more

A Tranquil Day at the Park

Tranquility at a SC state park

Tranquility at a SC state park

We are very lucky to be living only 25 minutes by car from one of the many beautiful South Carolina Parks. A natural retreat in the Lowcountry … Read more



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Recipe videos from Nick and Silke Jager

You can choose from a dozen Delicious Dinner Recipes from Italian Style Pork Chops to Easy Spinach Quiche! We love to cook and we think it shows in these fun videos. Click the image above to see our step by step cooking instructions that are easy to follow and fun to make at home.

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JF History
Jager Foods Shiitake Soups were first created in 1985 by Pete and Sue Jager in Minnesota.

In 2007 Nick and Silke Jager created an online presence, unfortunately, a year later they had to stop producing the semi-famous Shiitake soups as well.

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