Giant Bubbles

Hi! It’s been a long time since I’ve posted! We’re off for the summer now. This is our time to relax, get some things done that we’ve been piling onto the “to do” list, and do lots of fun activities! I have a goal, a “summer resolution,” if you will, to post once a week. […]

Giant Bubbles

Homemade Granola

When my school has inservice days, we do a breakfast potluck. I usually bring fruit, but I knew others would bring fruit, and I wanted to do something different for a change. I’m dairy free because I’m nursing Eleanor who has a milk protein allergy, so that really narrowed things down. I also wanted something […]

Homemade Granola

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

I’ve been making my own taco seasoning for quite a while now. When I started really getting into food and watching Food Network a few years ago, I watched a lot of Rachael Ray 30 Minute Meals, because that was relatable to me. Even when making a meal in 30 minutes or less, she always […]

Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Nutella Peanut Butter Ice Cream With No Machine!

Since you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’re intrigued by the idea of homemade Nutella peanut butter ice cream. You might be thinking, Wow, that sounds outstanding! And without an ice cream maker? Great! But if you’re like me, you’re understandably skeptical. I bet it won’t taste right. Surely the texture will be all wrong. It’s […]

Nutella Peanut Butter Ice Cream With No Machine!

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

I have been making my own hot chocolate mix for about four years now. Originally, I just thought it would be fun to make it for us to have on cold winter nights, so put it in a huge canister and we enjoy it all winter long. But after a couple of years of making […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

Balsamic Glazed Carrots

As much as Tim and I love vegetables, there’s one that we really never cook just as a side dish.  Carrots.  We eat them raw and we use them in recipes, but we just don’t really eat cooked carrots.  Until now.  These are so delicious, I’ll definitely be adding them to our rotation.  The carrots […]

Balsamic Glazed Carrots

Homemade Granola Bars Redux

I think I’m kind of obsessed with this granola bar thing.  There are so many different ways to make them – I just can’t help myself!  This time I went back to the old standby of peanut butter and chocolate chips, but I also used coconut oil and added coconut.  Try to contain your excitement. […]