For the Love of Pie!

I remember going to my grandma’s for the day, or even overnight, and she would have to find various ways to entertain me.  I couldn’t have been much older than 4-6 and I’d laugh at the way she cooled coffee on her saucer and drank it, begged for chocolate ice cream, made brownies and fudge…

Garden Time!

I am so excited – you have no idea!  It’s finally time to start the garden! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  (AKA – we earn a small commission…

DIY-ing Homemade Hamloaf

I don’t know how or why – but I LOVE hamloaf!  I’m not even a huge ham or meatloaf person, but for some reason, this stuff is one of my favorites! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn…

I Never Made A Spaghetti Sauce I Liked

Until now! My mom – for all her wonderful cooking – never made her own spaghetti sauce.  She made her own lasagna sauce, but never spaghetti.  So I (mostly) did the same; I just found a jar of sauce I liked.  And I kept using it.  Once in a while I’d try a spaghetti sauce…

Homestead Bullet Journal: From the Garden to Meal Planning

When I realized the potential of a bullet journal, my creative – and research-oriented – mind went crazy!  I had to find more ways to use it! Since I knew our 2019 garden was going to be something involving a lot more investment in time and work, I wanted to add the garden to the “bujo”. …

Your Average Potato Salad

There are probably a hundred ways to make potato salad, and while I could be “SEO Optimized” and list all the different kinds that could be made, I’m not.  This is just your every day, ordinary, average potato salad. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed…

Save Money by Buying Per Ounce

Need to save some money? How about money on your grocery/food budget? Buy groceries by the OUNCE and SAVE! Check out this example – Garlic Powder.  Granted, this is the Walmart/Great Value brand, so it’s significantly cheaper to begin with, but don’t make the mistake I almost did. First – the teeny tiny container that is only…