I’m looking outside at the bit of snow that has covered the ground and roof tops. It’s a brisk 25 or so degrees and, in
I love a good homemade, heartfelt gift. Whether its from my kids or a loaf of homemade bread from someone’s kitchen. If it’s made with
Homemade Popcorn is a quick, easy snack and around here Kaitlyn is the resident popcorn maker. Why homemade? I’m calling it homemade rather than microwave
It’s No Spend November so what to do, what to do? We’re listing 100 things you can do for FREE or at the very least
At least once per year our family takes on a No Spend season. Often it’s in January or February, but that’s not set in stone.
Beginning in a just a couple of days The Smallwood Parsonage is embarking on a No Spend November! Please join us as we share ideas,
These little tomato beauties are growing just outside our front door. Literally, we don’t even have to go off of our steps to pick them.
When life hands you zucchini…. …you make zucchini pancakes! We were given two ginormous zucchini this week. Most of it will be frozen for breads
Yay for us that cherry trees were discovered on our property line this summer! The trunks and half the tree is on the neighbor’s yard,
There was some landscaping done recently on the property and we were able to rescue some thin birch trees of various lengths from the fire
Today we found mulberry trees on our property. Jams and jellies and pastries to come. Today we picked cherries from the cherry tree we heard
I’m not saying this note is about me. I’m sure there are other moms who at this very moment are dreaming of a month at
This Southwestern Chicken Salad recipe is an easy use of leftovers OR an easy make-ahead salad. There are no set measurements, just some good wholesome
The girls and I had a long week last week, with testing for school and a lot of travel. We ate too much convenience food
Two ingredients. Two minutes. This honey butter is so simple, so good. Easy. Peasey. All you need is: 1 softened stick of butter and 1.5 tbsp
Somewhere I fell off the Frugal Friday Train…I think maybe it’s back in the 2016 Christmas totes… But I found it again and here are
My girls were all but begging me to place a random order at one of the local pizza shops for onion rings the other day.
You’ve probably seen the Caprese Mushrooms going around social media over the last few months. They are filled with garlic, cheese, basil and tomatoes topped
This is a little late getting posted…since we’re 10 days into January already….but we started No Spend January at beginning of the month. We have
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It’s snowy, cold and otherwise super conducive to making homemade bird feeders. The girls used to help me with…