Mugs and Muffins Devotional

Mugs & Muffins! Today’s Muffin is Blueberry Cranberry. So Nummy! I have been eating these since our fun educational tour at the cranberry marsh several weeks back. If you ever get the chance to make the trip, it is well worth it. *AND* They may just be my new favorite muffin. What are you craving? My <a href=”http://<iframe style=”width:120px;height:240px;” marginwidth=”0″…

Mrs. Kerry’s Wild Rice Soup

What’s your favorite soup of all time? Do you have a favorite soup that is requested often? On a cold, gloomy day, this soup will warm any soul. It’s one of the soups that is thick and hearty like a stew. Mrs. Kerry would bring it to church potluck or a late night dinner after caroling in town. Here is…

52 Weeks of Literature Fun- Week 2: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Last week we looked at our first Oceans and Island themed books, Call It Courage. Week 2 of 52 Weeks of Literature Fun includes another classic and we included in our “oceans read aloud book group” many are familiar with, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. In our reading literature schedule, the older children really appreciated…

Tortilla Round Up- 45+ Good Eats You Can Make With Tortillas!

Kids LOVE tortillas. Over the years we have come to know so many things that are great that have the main ingredient- TORTILLAS. If you do not know how to make them, check out my recipe. In the meantime, they are also fairly cheap, even the different dollar store type chains carry them. The best price is our local grocery…

Campfire Chicken Pot Pie (Or quick oven option)

Dutch oven on the campfire warming some diced chicken! Add your favorite seasonings. We add 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Add 1 Tablespoon of minced garlic. Stir in hot dutch oven with warm chicken. Return to heat until chicken is fully cooked. Next, add 5 cans of mixed vegetables and 2 cans of cream soup. We add 1 can…

Tator Tot Hotdish (with 5+ variations)

I don’t know about your house, but this classic go- to recipe is a hit in our home! Oddly enough, I just assumed everyone has heard of tator tot hotidish. Well, you know what assuming does… One day my hubs was at work discussing classic meals that are always hits. Tator tot hot dish was one everyone participated in except…

Cranberry Salsa Recipe

What is better than fresh hot buttermilk pancakes with real maple syrup? Cranberry Salsa!!! Don’t let that fool you by the name, if anything it could be a mock jalapeño berry jelly! Add this quick and simple recipe to the breakfast table for the holidays! Begin with softening your cranberries by boiling 3 cups of cranberries. Next, prepare your food…

Mugs and Muffins Devotional

As you may know, our Ladies Bible Study meets Fridays! Oh, how I love to meet with these ladies. Their sweet spirit and excitement to be used of God continually encourages my heart! However, I would like to offer a weekly devotion to those afar or whom would like a weekend devotion. Enjoy! Mugs & Muffins! Today’s Muffin is Banana…

Autumn Camping and Dutch Oven Love

One of the best things about camping is the fresh crisp morning air, loons calling across the lake, calm clear water, fish following the canoe along each shore line, lots of sunshine, all day swimming adventures, and OH, camp food! We cannot forget about camp food, especially with a group of hungry teens or guys that spent all day fishing.…