Food, Recipes

Taco Soup recipe

Anyone else have picky eaters?  How in the world did I get picky eaters???  The Hubs and I love most types of food.  These kiddos?  Not so much. Oy. We got home from church today, and I had no plans for lunch.  Ack. I had ground beef, that was it.  So, what do you do… Read More Taco Soup recipe

Real Life

I’m Back!!!

Hi, Friends! I did disappear.  It’s true. I started a travel business… …and homeschooling my kids… …and… …and… …and…. I’m trying to be back. Really! Join me on the journey?

Food, Recipes

Granola Recipe

A throwback blog post! I like granola. I’ve never loved granola before because I’ve never had a recipe that really just made me go, “oh yeah!” My Dad’s a good granola eater and has gotten his from the Little Debbie outlet in a nearby town. It’s ok. We ran out and didn’t want to trek… Read More Granola Recipe

Firsts, Food

I CAN Can

A throwback blog post! I DID IT!  Eons ago, I “helped” my mother can.  We canned green beans and tomatoes and peaches…and a myriad of things that I don’t even remember.  She instilled a healthy fear in me of canning with a pressure cooker — she had one of those ancient ones of the era… Read More I CAN Can

Firsts, Real Life

If They Only Knew…

These boys are the best outside kitties ever!  They have taken out birds, snakes, squirrels and even a rat (ewww!). We got them when they were just kittens from friends with four kiddos and a farm.  They had been man-handled by the best and have been so good to let our littles (especially ACE) just… Read More If They Only Knew…

Real Life, Recipes

Purify This!

Have you ever had one of those sets of days that just stuck it to you? We’ve been healthy this year.  I am so very thankful.  Last year we were plagued with multiple strains of the flu as well as strep and bronchitis that probably morphed into pneumonia (are you supposed to make gurgling and… Read More Purify This!