Back to the Basics—From Scratch Cooking Can Actually Be a Time Saver!

Good morning, everyone! I am excited about the series that we are starting. Really excited. Why? Because I love to teach people how to save money on their groceries. Actually, I love to teach people [...]

Simple Saturday Pleasures: Orange Cranberry Breakfast Bread

Good morning everyone,  and Happy Saturday to you! This morning I am starting a new tradition for Saturdays, and that will be sharing some sort of recipe with you every Saturday that uses my Wonder [...]

Jam—Ten Things To Use it For You Would Never Have Thought Of!

Ah........Jam.  Whether you are talking about the common grape jam that is lurking in everyone's cupboards, or the less common jams using herbs, it is easy for us to fall into the habit of thinking [...]

Blueberry Vanilla Jam–When Life is Sweet, Make Jam, Day 3

Good morning to you all! I don't know about you, but boy is this week just cruising on by! Lovely summer days here in Minnesota are all gone far too quickly! But with a wonderful [...]

When Life is Sweet, make Jam………..

Good morning to you all! My, how I have missed posting on here in the last few weeks, and yet, I have been so incredibly busy with family visiting, the garden going crazy, and just [...]

Lavender Orange Scones, a recipe for a summer tea party….

Good morning to you! As many of you know, we are quickly coming up on a summer tea party for my oldest daughter. Seeing that she is finally a teenager, and since during her birthday [...]

Welcoming Wednesday #12–It’s a Linky Party!

Good morning! Its that wonderful time of the week that so many of you look forward to-- I really hope you share with your friends, and get them over here, because everyone that wins "featured [...]

Cheeseburger Pizza rocks………and my kids love it too!

Good morning everyone! I have a very short window of time to post this morning as I have a full day ahead of me with lessons and life with my family. However, yesterday I promised [...]

Fabulously Frugal Friday—a Few Thoughts, and Pineapple Chicken with five ingredients….

Good morning! Whew what a week it has been with the weather around here....we are trying to dig out from ANOTHER winter storm that dumped 8 inches of snow (on top of the 14 we [...]

Meal Plan Monday—Six Days of Welcoming House Dinners

Good morning to you! One of the questions I get a lot is about what we eat. As in, "How do you make that meal?" Or "You eat beans?  And how do you make them [...]

Spring Fling with Papa Burgers…..

Yesterday was the first glimpse we had of a breath of Spring. Water running from the roof, dripping on the steps. Our first taste of warm air kissing the snow, melting it away from the [...]

Tasty Tuesday–Break Away from that Box! Meals on the Shelf mini-series…

Happy Tasty Tuesday to ya! I was thrilled to get so many good emails and comments  about yesterday's post on Five Meals you can Heat and Eat using a pressure canner. I know when we [...]