A refreshing salad and hearty comfort food all in one dish, Summer Chili comes from a family cookbook written by two of my aunts. It's super easy to prepare this meal ahead of time, then assemble right before eating. Enjoy!
Summer … [Keep reading…]
So. I knew it was in July. I thought about marking the occasion in some sort of fun, creative way. And then I looked at my archives.
My very first blog post was written on July 18, 2008. I missed my own blogiversary!
What a fun journey this … [Keep reading…]
Zucchini is so abundant in my garden right now! I needed a place to go for inspiration, and thought some of you could use extra zucchini recipes, too. So... don't run away the next time your neighbor knocks on the door with a bag full of zucchini. … [Keep reading…]
Just arrived home from a 36-hour mini vacation. A whirlwind of fun activity, great friends, and unhealthy food. ;-) Pretty glad my garden is bursting with fruits and veggies this week so we can get back on track!
Here's what our menu looks … [Keep reading…]
Many days I collapse in bed, giving up on my messy home (didn't I just clean that?!) and wondering "What did I do all day?"
Not this day! On recent trips to Dillons, I've collected bag after bag of reduced apples. Three pound bags for 99¢ and … [Keep reading…]
Maybe it's because I'm still a garden newbie, but I get such a kick out of checking my plants each morning... and evening... and during the day if it's not 100° out. It's an awesome thing to watch food grow. God sure knows how to … [Keep reading…]
If you're new to the Mommy, Come Home series, you may want to catch up here. Welcome!
I had such a hard time summarizing this transformative post by Kate. My thoughts are still jumbled and plenty, but they include the fact that sometimes it's … [Keep reading…]
"Save your money, Mama," is what the dental nurse told me as she pulled a loose bottom tooth from my 6 year-old daughter's teeny tiny mouth. The tooth that happened to have a permanent tooth growing behind it and catywompus from her other permanent … [Keep reading…]