Category: family

Best Green Beans Ever

~Heat oven to 400 degrees. Next, place 8 oz or 1/2 package of bacon on a small cookie sheet. ~In a large skillet place 3 Tablespoons of butter. Melt on low heat. Add 3 cloves of fresh garlic, and a pinch of salt. ~Trim and snap approximately 1 pound of fresh green beans AND add to your skillet. Cover (while…

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…

World’s Best Ice Cream Topping Recipe

Dream Cream. The Frozen Spoon. Utterly Delicious Cream. Two Scoops. Kustard Cones. Creamery. Ben & Jerry. Haagen-Dazs. Blue Bell. Nestle. Dairy Queen. Ice Cream! Who doesn’t love good ice cream? We have so many choices for ice cream flavors and mixes. BUT, someone please give me a bowl of old fashion vanilla ice cream~ NUMMY!!! One of our favorite traditions…

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…

Best Zucchini Brownies with Frosting

Zucchini Brownies with Chocolate Frosting ~Spray a 9X13 pan and preheat your oven to 350 degrees. ~In a large mixing bowl, or kitchen aide, mix 1 1/2 Cups of sugar, 1/2 Cup of oil and 2 teaspoons of vanilla. ~Stir in or on low speed mix in 1/ Cup of cocoa powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda and 1…

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…

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…