Category: Be A Blessing

Garden Muffins

Having a flexible recipe is just that, flexible. But, how do share a recipe based on indefinites? LOL. Well, to cut to the chase I will share it by the recipe I made last since it was delicious! Feel free to half the recipe, but this feed my tribe (1) breakfast and (2) snacks. Or 24 regular (full) muffins. In…

Great Amazon Find for Kids

One of our favorite parts of the day is Bible time. Whether we are in school, church or on vacation, Bible time is always in our life. Thank you. This isn’t to pat ourselves on the back, but to state it’s a habit, and a good one. Just like any other routine that can get mandayne, often we find ourselves…

Old Fashioned Corn Cob Jelly

Warm melted butter oozing down off a slice cornbread, delicious. What could even make it tastier? Corn cob jelly. Smooth buttery, salty sweet goodness. Great grandma preserved everything. Partially because it was delicious and everyone looked forward to her recipes. As well as, for years it was necessity. Rarely do you have the opportunity to taste many of our old…

Homeschool Curriculum

I’m homeschooling and I don’t even know where to start. What is the best curriculum to use? Welcome! As parents, we want the best for our children. “What is the best curriculum” does not have a cookie cutter clear answer though. The real question should be, “What is the best curriculum for us?” I will begin this first section to…

Marrow Love AKA Zucchini

Gardens around the world are in full swing and in the midst of their season. Talking with gardeners, one common grown “vegetable” or botonical berry grown across the globe. Perhaps my thoughts are best summarized in a quote: “Buy a neighbor lady fresh zucchini and she will be grateful. But, teach a neighbor lady to gardener and all the neighborhood…

Soft Maple Cookies

Flavorful! Amazingly Delicious! Irresistible! If you lack self control in the kitchen, skip this post and move on please. [As my husband would say ~To the living room with a glass of milk perhaps~ 😉 because these cookies are like fresh maple syrup topped pancakes.] ~Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Set your baking sheets aside. ~ In a large…

Southwestern Egg Bake

Egg Recipe #15 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Brunch time must- try recipe! A great make- ahead meal that can be refrigerated up to a day in advanced, leave this dish simple with a bit of a twist to traditional bakes. Let’s begin: Southwestern Egg Bake Recipe ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Mix 2 Cups…

Ultimate French Toast Recipe

Egg Recipe #10 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Ultimate French Toast Recipe ~In a round baking pan beat 6 eggs. Add 5 Tablespoons of whole milk. Blend with fork. ~Gently add a splash of vanilla extract and a couple drops of almond extract. Mix. ~Top off your batter with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. (I only…

Flock of Feathers

Perhaps the most exhilarating sign of spring are the birds. Anticipating their arrival our craft area is filled with tools and supplies for creative new feeders for our feathered friends. As a teacher, I must confess, this is a unit I enjoy every year! -AND- I do not skip this unit for any age. Faithful feathers peak at the feeders…

Garden in the Winter

Although gardening in the “frozen tundra” appears to be impossible, especially since there are no signs of end at this current time. Extending our growing season this year by transplanting some garden produce plants into buckets, allowed us to pick fresh peppers and tomatoes up through Christmas. It was such a nice treat to add to our sprouts, greens and…