Mom’s Pumpkin Bread Recipe – A Thanksgiving Tradition!

Thanksgiving week means one thing in this house – and no, it’s not Black Friday shopping. Thanksgiving time is pumpkin bread baking time! This tradition started back with my grandmother. I grew up baking the same recipe with my own mom year after year. After my mom died, my sister and I kept it going. … Read more

Bisquick Broccoli Casserole

This recipe takes me waaaaaay back – my mom used to make this often and definitely every year at Easter and Thanksgiving. It’s as simple as it gets – and super tasty to boot! Serves: 6 You will need: 3 heads of broccoli (crowns cut and rinsed) 1/4 Cup of milk 1 can Cream of … Read more

Slow Cooker Recipe: Crock Pot Applesauce

I first posted this crock pot applesauce recipe over on MC, but wanted to make sure I stuck it here, with the rest of my recipes.  This recipe is SO simple.  Lily Bean and I had fun together in the kitchen prepping our apples and throwing them all into our trusty crock pot. I tweaked … Read more

Slow Cooker Recipe: Crock Pot Spaghetti Sauce

Every year as summer winds down and fall, with its promise of chilly nights and orange-y leaves, edges closer, our garden decides to belch fifty trillion tomatoes.  This is the perfect time to make several batches of homemade spaghetti sauce.  It’s easy, it’s tasty, the ingredients are all natural and it fills the house with … Read more

DIY Olympic Ring Crayon Party Favors

Whether you are celebrating the actual Olympic Games or hosting an Olympic-themed party of some sort, we all know that favors add that extra something special to any event. And when kids are involved, the best favors are either edible or arts and crafts related. Ever since I picked up this heap of Crayola Crayons … Read more