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Love on a Plate–Monster Cinnamon Rolls

I am sure you know this, but we love food. We do. And I love to cook and bake almost as much as I love food, because I love the calm, sweet process that goes into the whole project...that is, unless my kids are doing it with me. Then I turn into some crazed micro-manager [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy|Comments Off on Love on a Plate–Monster Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Honey Nut Granola–A Tasty Tuesday recipe

I cant talk enough about how important it is to learn simple skills, you all. With grocery prices rising, and things looking a little bleak, I wanted to share a simple recipe with you that is an absolute favorite around here---and easy to adapt as you add the things YOU love, instead of what we [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy|3 Comments

A Delicious Fall Dinner Recipe….

Sometimes I forget that the things I share on our dinner table are as delicious as they are until I take a picture and post it on my FB wall. Have you ever had that happen? We look forward to this meal every year, and this year, when I made it and posted it my [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy|4 Comments

Harvesting Sunflowers for Snacking

I always get lots of questions from folks about why we grow so many sunflowers. There are lots of reasons, but two of the biggest are: Its a lot of reward for a little effort, and the results are VERY tasty. :D This year we grew giant sunflowers from an heirloom seed, and even I, [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Cook, Fast and Easy, Snacks or Sweets|1 Comment

Coconut Pecan Raisin Breakfast Muffins

Its that time of year when it is lovely outside, cool, crisp, enjoyable to spend time puttering around the house. It is also the time that I love to take the chill off the house in the morning by baking something nutritious and filling for my family. Everyone loves a simple, solid, and delicious muffiin [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Uncatergorized|1 Comment

Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

One would think in the middle of harvest season, I would be less concerned with what is on my shelf and instead focused on what it in the garden, but if there is one thing I have learned over the years it is to keep track of where we are at, and where I want [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Cook, Food Storage, Pressure Canning, Waterbath Canning|Comments Off on Why I am Checking my Food Storage list….twice.

Cinnamon Rhubarb Jam…one of the best recipes for Rhubarb!

How many times have you heard that phrase in your life? Since it was one of my mom's favorite phrases over the last couple years, it is constantly in my head. And today is no exception. The transition to our new home, leaving behind everything we have worked so hard to pull together the last [...]

By | May 26th, 2015|Cook, Waterbath Canning|1 Comment

Four Things To Keep Us Healthy….

As the years have passed and we try to get healthier... and learn more about real health instead of what some establishment tells us is healthy... I have found a few things that really help our family. Today I decided that sharing these simple tips with you will hopefully help you see as well that [...]

By | May 6th, 2015|Cook, Growing Herbs, Heal, Herbal Medicine|Comments Off on Four Things To Keep Us Healthy….

Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part Two)

If you are just joining us on this totally awesome series after clicking a link on Pinterest or BlogLovin, I hope that you take a moment to read the FIRST part of our series and grab those ideas for saving money as well. You can find it right here by clicking this link. I promise, [...]

Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part One)

It seems like no matter how much I write on this subject, people always ask for more, so I hope this gives many of my regular readers an awesome recap, and helps my new readers learn more about a subject near and dear to my heart. Yes it is true. I feed a family of [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Cook, Meal Plans, Uncatergorized|Comments Off on Five Simple Ways to Shave Money off your Grocery Budget (Part One)