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. They’re slow to ripen this year, but mighty sweet. We love a good Bruschetta, or our cold Tomato Mozzarella Salad, which is a must this time of year when the… Read More Tomato Black Pepper Mozzarella Appetizer
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 and muffins throughout the year, but some of it will be eaten and some of it WAS eaten during lunch today. Lunch today consisted of Fresh Roasted Tomatoes with Black… Read More Savory Zucchini Pancakes-Gluten Free
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, while the other half hangs over our church/house property. Our neighbor was incredibly generous in letting us pick however many cherries we wanted this summer. We picked and pitted and… Read More Cherry Habanero Jam-Recipe
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 pit pile. I’ve seen these types of candle holders on Pinterest but I haven’t wanted to cut down the birch just for the sake of a candle holder. When they… Read More DIY Candle Log
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 rumored was on our property but couldn’t find. Fresh eating from the tree as juice trailed down our chins. Today we worked alongside church family. Sunny, laughing, working family. Today… Read More Simple Blessings
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 the beach, a maid, and a full-time chef, but that’s not me. Not. at. all. It’s for all the other Moms out there. Who may or may not be me.… Read More When Mom is Stressed. There Are Options.
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 ingredients and a kickin’ dressing to top it off. Even the dog approved. But then she usually does. Except last night when I made roasted fresh green beans with olive… Read More Spicy Southwestern Chicken Salad
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 and drank more than our share of Chic-Fil-A lemonade. By Thursday night at 6:30, when we finally arrived home and were done with tests, it was time for some home… Read More Peach Blueberry Crisp
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 honey Mix well and viola! Honey Butter. Slather it on top of warm corn bread and watch the goodness melt.
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 some frugal, easy recipes to make as we head into the weekend! Homemade Onion Rings French Toast Oatmeal Bake Cahn Chowda Twice Baked PotatoesTwice Baked Potatoes Chicken Soup Easy Potato… Read More Frugal Friday-Frugal Recipe Roundup