It’s late, and I’m exhausted. But I have a couple minutes before I close my eyes for the night. So I thought I would simply share this day with you. The kids are gradually starting to feel better. I’m relieved. So relieved that I felt I should push the kids to finish recording their memories… Read More Quarantine Day #74 – Exhausted!
So . . . We have another graduate on our hands! Joy Boy did it! Woot, woot! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 But only after Joy Boy’s Mother told him he had to organize all his loose papers into a portfolio, remove all the art from his curriculum book and add it to an art appreciation binder, test to… Read More Graduation Day 2020 for Joy Boy! 🎓 🍪 🥘
Have you ever had a bunch of sites opened and then something happens and you lose them all, but you can’t quite remember what they were, so you can’t exactly get the ones that you exactly wanted? Well, recipes are the worst sites to lose. I once found an incredible homemade oatmeal recipe that clearly… Read More New Recipes to Try – 2020
So, this is a bit ironic. But while the rest of the world seems to be hoarding food, we are trying to use up all of our food. It seems strange, but it is for a wise purpose. I just find the timing to be truly ironic!! But I must celebrate today because we had… Read More Elimination of Food Storage
Curly Cook asked if we could please eat our fancy dinner outside on Sunday. With our world turned every which way, I spontaneously said, “Yes!” She was in shock . . . and then she immediately got to work. After setting up a long folding table outside on our back patio, asked if we should… Read More Sunday Dinner Outside
I’ve been radio silent too long. What is the use of a blog if I don’t use it to share the lows, as well as the highs? I have been trying to come up with easy ways to blog lately. Simple ways . . . Like sharing a favorite snack I have been enjoying during… Read More Coronavirus- Day #53
Cast Iron Skillets are a fun tool to have in any kitchen.… Read More I LOVE My Cast Iron Skillet!!!
We had so much fun this month. Our family loves how Christmas has the power to bring people together. Like spending the day with this amazing family that GingerSnap and El Gringo met on an airplane to Costa Rica! The ladies of this family came to our home and spent part of their day with… Read More Quick and Easy Sugar Cookies
I love this idea!!! I received it from LivingScriptures.com (an entertainment program we enjoy using as family). I had wanted to try to make gingerbread houses, but I didn’t want my kids to have even more sugar than they are already consuming. So when I saw this idea, it was an answer to my earnest… Read More Gingerbread Nativity Scenes
So, a few weeks ago we had a visitor over for lunch who had some very strict dietary needs. He was to not eat lettuce and he could only consume a strictly vegan diet. What was I to do?!?!? I had never prepared vegan food before, nor did I want to make our guest sick!… Read More Spicy Pumpkin Bread (It’s Vegan too, but you wouldn’t know it!)