Today is a BIG DAY!!! It is our last day living in “our dwelling.” I won’t say home because the last 5.42 years have taught me that home is not where you live but where you are meant to belong. I belong with my family, so wherever my family may go, that will be our… Read More Q-Day #112 – Haystack Cookies and What I Gained from Living in Costa Rica
Remember this post? I promised to give feedback and here it is! Recipes to try: Instant Pot Steel Cut Oatmeal (with eggs) – I never got to try this recipe. I ran out of steel cut oats before I could get to this recipe. Maybe in 3 months I’ll try it again. Chicken and Fall… Read More #Throwback Thursday – New Recipes to Try, Reviewed
Well, what do you think I did today? Did I make granola or finally pack up the entire homeschool room? What if I told you we did both!!!! 🎉🎉🎉 We all worked together and in a matter of 5 hours we had two batches of granola, chocolate and peanut butter, cooked and stored, as well… Read More Q-Day #91 – Packing the Homeschool Room vs. Making Granola?
What do you think I chose to do today? Yep, I made zucchini bread. 3 different varieties to be exact! And it was great fun!!! I had two motives that came into play: We had 4 bags of frozen, shredded zucchini we didn’t want to waste and we needed the room in our freezer! We… Read More Q-Day #90 – Pack Homeschool Room or Make Zucchini Bread? 🤷🏻♀️
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