Category: DIY

Sweet Squash Cakes

As crazy as this sounds, winter squash cakes are delicious! Perhaps it’s the fact that I love breakfast comfort food. Maybe it’s my love for winter squashed baked to perfection with melted butter running down the sides (like my pancakes). Either way, the fact that I can combine those two items for breakfast is absolutely wonderful. This recipe is so…

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…

Breakfast Vegetable Hash

With the garden thriving and vegetables flowing to the kitchen, canning season is in full swing. With all the fresh eats, one of our absolute favorite things to make is a full breakfast with vegetable hash browns all the way. After our morning chores and rummaging through our various gardens collecting fresh produce we wash our freshly picked veggies. To…

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Egg Recipe #16 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Customized pizzas are the best kind of pizzas! Don’t forget to add your favorite toppings and ingredients like pepper varieties, mushrooms, tomatoes, extra meats and specialty cheeses to this great recipe! Here is our basic sausage and egg breakfast pizza recipe. Sausage and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe…

DIY Cloud Sand Dough Sensory Bin with Recipe

Children LOVE sand. Hours at the park, beach or in the back yard sandbox accumulates a large portion of our summer for the littles. To my surprise, while working at a preschool, the private school center actually did NOT allow the children to play in an outdoor sandbox due to safety precautions. As wild as that sounds, that did not…

Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Raising chickens is by far one of the easiest and most inexpensive hobbies one could acquire. In doing so, you would be providing a long lasting benefit of bug eaters, compost producers and edible eggs. (Or as my boys tactfully say- fresh butt nuggets AKA eggs.) Rasining chickens is a great way for the whole family to begin homesteading and/or…

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…

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…

Twice Baked Breakfast Potatoes Recipe

Egg Recipe #9 Happy chickens= a lot of eggs= egg recipes for you! Twice Baked Breakfast Potato Recipe ~Gather: 4 Baking potatoes, 8 eggs, 8 strips of cooked bacon, cheddar cheese, butter, cream, salt & pepper **Optional sour cream and chives ~Preheat oven to 400 degrees. ~Bake (4) Russet Potatoes until tender. (40-45 minutes) ~Remove potatoes from the oven. Cool.…

Broccoli and Cheese Soup

~Saute 6 cloves of garlic (minced) in a cast iron frying pan or dutch oven for 1 minute. ~Add 5 & 1/4 Cups of chicken broth. Heat on medium. As is begins to warm, add 1 & 1/2 cups of heavy cream & 6 cups of broccoli chunks. (I have diced mine small in a mandaline chopper for young children…