While I don't like the idea of "diet" foods, I do adhere to the idea of eating healthy and nutritious foods for most of my meals. I really try to eat foods that are nutritious for me including fish...
I love soups, all kinds of soups. I can eat them all year round, even in the heat of the summer, and I love making leftovers into a bowl of hearty goodness. For me all holidays provide an opportunity to...
Summer is almost here and with it comes the desire to lounge in the sun, eat watermelon and grill anything covered in barbecue sauce.The first thing most people think of when they hear barbecue is ribs and they are...
This week we have been covered under a layer of ice on our little farm and temperatures haven’t been above freezing. We’re in the part of winter that’s hard. It’s grey all day, it’s cold and with Christmas way...
I’ve really been trying to do more with less lately. We are one income down (mine) and with 1,000 medical bills (my son’s) I’ve been trying so hard to stick to a grocery shopping budget each week. It’s different...
The days are really heating up around here. It’s supposed to be in the 90’s the next two weeks and we decided not to put the pool up this summer. The good news is that the lake is only...
My daughter and I love to create together. Whether it’s practicing writing words together, crafting or cooking, we always bond over the experience of working together and learning together.When I heard that Uncle Ben’s® was hosting the first ever...
I’m a little obsessed with meatballs. To me they’re sort of like the Italian taco in that they can be anything but Italian – like a taco can be anything but Mexican - and there are endless ways to...
It seems I’ve been on an Asian food kick lately. I have to admit, the flavors used in Asian cooking really just make my pallet happy.I honestly could eat Korean food, Thai or some of the other Asian cuisines...
 When it comes to summer menu planning, everyone should have a few good burger recipes in their apron pocket to grill up for a weekend cookout or a quiet night at home. This Ginger Soy Pork Burger with hoisin...
A couple years ago I wanted to re-create a bowl of chili that I had in college. There was a small, secondary bookstore near campus called Brian’s Books that also had a café that severed this amazing, white chili...
I feel like fall has officially started and fall always makes me want bowls of comfort food. Pasta is my go-to comfort food. I try not to eat it too often, but fall and winter are the perfect seasons...
 My husband and I sent the kids off to grandma and grandpa’s this weekend, binged on Netflix (watch Stranger Things!) and soaked up some quality time together.Usually we try to pack these kid-less opportunities with things outside our house...
I Sometimes people will ask me, “What’s your favorite food?”That is a pretty challenging question for me. I love so many different kinds of food from different cultures all over the world. I love that a lot of times...
I’ve been wanting to make gazpacho for at least a month now. It’s one of those things I’ve been dying to try but just didn’t feel like I had the time to commit to make it, which was silly...
I love a good meal as much as anyone else. I love to take my time cooking, working on each component of the dish slowly and without pressure of hungry little people waiting in the wings.Unfortunately, that’s not how...
I’m a cheese girl. I love all kinds of cheese – blue cheese, goat’s cheese, stinky cheese, etc. If a person could live off cheese (and wine and bread), I’d be in heaven. So I jumped at the chance...

Recent Posts

Eggcellent Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Do you need an eggcellent egg decorating idea for Easter this year? Look no further than these fun Tie Dye Easter Eggs that kids...

Bird Nest Bundt Cakes For Easter Dessert

With Easter just around the corner, and my house being the designated “host” house this year, I have been thinking up ways to add...

Marble Egg Easter Craft Your Kids Will Love

Since St. Patrick's Day was so close to Easter this year, I didn't feel like we were able to really enjoy the Easter decorations...

4 Easy Brunch & Breakfast Casseroles

Spring is in the air and that means that people are coming out of hibernation and spring holidays are about to begin. With Easter,...

Free Printable Daily Homeschool Schedule

I’m not a teacher. Sure, I have this website that has some fun ideas on it that happen to dovetail with learning, but I’m...