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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

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, [...]

Make Your Own Flavored Coffee Grounds for a Fraction of the Price!

Guess what? It is the start of a brand new year AND a new year of our.. And on a wonderful spin off from last year's incredibly popular post (over 500 hits in ONE DAY) on DIY coffee Syrups, our super popular post on DIY powdered coffee creamers, and with a whole new spin for those [...]

The Best link I have found for Crockpot meals…..Tasty Tuesday!

Well we all know it is coming. School begins in our household this week, even though it is around the dining room table, and believe it or not, that means a little bit of stress as we get our lives back on track and into a routine for the first week. Which is why I [...]

By | September 2nd, 2014|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Guest Bloggers, Meal Plans|2 Comments

Does this look “Disgusting” to you?

So.....in an effort to clear up the controversy my post caused on eating leftovers and rolling them forward into other meals (which honestly, came out of left field and surprised me), I wanted to share a simple recipe and show you what I meant. Come on. Really? Does this look disgusting to you? Of course [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Cook, Fast and Easy, Food Storage|9 Comments

Let the CHALLENGE BEGIN—Fabulously Frugal Friday and FOOD STORAGE CHALLENGE COMBINE!

Its the start of a brand new month, and a brand new challenge, and to be honest, I am incredibly excited about doing this right by your side. I intentionally picked an easy month for this challenge, because many people have gardens coming in, or food is available more inexpensively than during the winter months. [...]