Just Another Monday

I'd love to talk about some fascinating, inspiring project I tackled today.  Would be thrilled to share some earth-shattering event that happened while I was at work.  But today is Monday, and Mondays at my house are usually catch up-type days.  Not … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Homemade Maple-Flavored Pancake Syrup

Living 15 miles from the nearest grocery store has taught me the value of "make do, or do without."  And in learning that, I've found that some of my "make do" experiments turn out to be a much preferred item in our home. The first time we ever … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Menu Plan, Week of February 23

The kids and I returned tonight from a "cousins' fun-fest" at my parents' this weekend.  After I heard last week that my brother's four children would be staying all day Saturday and Sunday while their parents were at a weekend meeting, I called to … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Finer Things Friday: Small Stuff

I've said it before, and I'll say it again... and again... and again.  Children are easily impressed.  They are Masters of The Finer Things. My oldest is a huge broccoli fan.  Raw with ranch dip, if you please.  Last week as I was cleaning out the … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Garden Plans

Spurred by an unseasonably mild Kansas winter and some bloggy friends who have already purchased (and started!) their garden seeds, I've been doing a little browsing.  My one year of garden experience certainly does not qualify me for choosing from … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Dating Your Children

dating

Dating our children is something we try to do to get individual, positive, encouraging time with each of them. Parent-child dates don’t have to be an expensive activity, and they don’t have to add time to an already full schedule.  It’s not the … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Weekly Dillons Bargain Meal

Looks like a good week to buy pork at Dillons with their Hog Wild Sale going on.  We don't eat a lot of pork since our beef is so plentiful, but I've found a couple of recipes that look tasty and inexpensive with this week's sale items. Pork Hash … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Meatless Meals

With the season of Lent just around the corner, I thought I'd join Faith and Family as they gather a collection of tasty meatless meals from around the blogosphere.  In addition to the sacrifice it represents, eating vegetarian once a week is also … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Grateful to be Home

Tonight at the supper table my five-year-old daughter announced "I think I just want to be a Mommy because I don't know how to get a real job." I'll let that sink in for a moment... Finished laughing? Good. After composing myself enough to … [Keep reading…]

  • Share This Post on Facebook
  • Email this Post
  • Share this Post on Twitter
This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here.

Disclosure Policy | Copyright © 2008–2014 | Site Design by New Season Design


Blogger Network