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Homemade Orange Zest Cranberry Sauce & More

This homemade orange zest cranberry sauce is a crowd pleaser…even for the folks that claim to dislike cranberry sauce. It is so incredibly different than your canned cran that people either love or hate. My family doesn’t enjoy the canned version although I don’t mind it! It brings back many childhood memories as there wasn’t …

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The Best Slow Cooker Garlic Pepper Steak Recipe: 5 Ingredients + 5 Minutes of Prep Time!

Take a step back in time to Grandma’s house with the delectable scents of Sunday dinner and the best garlic pepper steak recipe you’ve ever had… So many of my favorite recipes began in my Gram’s kitchen. It was a special place that always smelled like some amazing concoction she was cooking up. There are …

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No Bake Chocolate Cookies & Other Peanut Free Desserts

I say this with sadness because I LOVE peanut butter. Like….gravitate towards it 100% of the time. So what did I go and do? Fall hopelessly in love with a man who is deathly allergic. With lots of trial and error and patience I have come to find a couple of recipes that are still …

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Vibrant and Delicious Immune Boosting Smoothie

Coming into cold season I do all that I can to prep my families immune systems for the inevitable wave of sicknesses that come with temps dropping and school germs. One of my favorite ways is by incorporating and putting an emphasis on foods that naturally support our health overall like this vibrant and delicious …

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Homemade Christmas Cookie Recipes

Looking for simple and delicious, homemade Christmas cookie recipes? Look no further – here’s 4 of my absolute favorite recipes for Christmas cookies that you don’t want to miss! It’s no secret that I love to make cookies…especially Christmas cookies. In fact, I usually make so many cookies that we end up saving the leftover …

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Easy Spicy Pumpkin Dip Recipe

Looking for Thanksgiving dinner menu ideas? This Spicy Pumpkin Dip recipe is simple to make and only requires 3 ingredients. Perfect for an appetizer or a dessert at your Thanksgiving celebration! Even though I’ve been working hard on my new meal planner and Christmas cards, I haven’t forgotten about Thanksgiving! The Thanksgiving dinner menu is …

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Beef Bone Broth, Tomato Soup, Maple Baked Beans Recipes and More!

Happy Monday! You might notice that this week’s post looks a little bit different than our usual Monday recipe post and I really hope you’re going to love our new changes. Instead of our typical single concept posts, we’re moving toward more collective writings that will include a bit more of our story, rather than …

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3 Homemade Cookie Recipes You Have to Try!

Did you know there was a special day just for cookies? Try these 3 homemade cookie recipes for National Homemade Cookie Day this year! National Homemade Cookie Day is celebrated on the 1st of October…every year. And we love trying out new homemade cookie recipes! We love cookies around here. And I do mean love …

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Crockpot Southern Green Beans and Stewed Tomatoes

This crockpot southern green beans and stewed tomatoes recipe is the perfect way to jazz up dinner! For us, it’s a holiday favorite but this dish sits nicely with any belly filling plate.  This dish is something we always have accompany Thanksgiving and even Easter dinner. It goes so well with a turkey or ham. …

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How to Bake Potatoes In Your Slow Cooker

Wouldn’t you love to come home and have a nice hot baked potato waiting? Especially in the summer when it’s super hot? Read on to learn how to bake potatoes in your slow cooker… I love baked potatoes! They are not only delicious, they’re healthy, too. We should really eat them more often. And the …

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Homemade Croutons in ANY Flavor You Choose!

Learn how to make homemade croutons to add flavor and texture to your otherwise, boring salad! It’s salad season! And who wants to eat a plain old lettuce and tomato salad? Not me! Learning how to make homemade croutons is a great way to add flavor and texture to your otherwise, boring salad. Plus, you’ll …

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Hot Herbal Tea Mix Recipes that You Can Make at Home!

Looking to reduce or replace your coffee addiction? Switch to a healthier option! This post has 4 simple and delicious, hot herbal tea recipes for any day of the year! As I mentioned the other day, I love herbal tea. And my husband and children love it, too. We drink hot herbal tea all winter …

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Homemade Garlic Dill Pickles – No Canning Required!

Love the crunchy, yummy pickles you get with a sandwich at the deli? Learn to make your own garlic dill pickles at home – no canning required! Canning pickles is always a delicious way to use up your cucumber harvest from the garden. But, imagine stocking up on pickles without having to pull out the …

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Harvesting and Roasting Fresh Sunflower Seeds

Our goal this year for the garden was to try and use as much as we possibly could during harvest for our families consumption and use! Trying to think outside of the box and use, freeze, process and can as much of the plants and herbs that we could! Harvesting and roasting fresh sunflower seeds …

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The BEST Homemade Pancakes + FREE Printable Label

Are you looking for a quick and easy gift that doesn’t cost a lot of money? Just add a bottle of maple syrup to a basket and a jar of Homemade Pancakes. It makes the perfect gift for anyone! Who loves pancakes? Just about everyone I know! But, not everyone has time to make homemade …

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Fresh Roasted Tomato and Herb Sauce – Can or Freeze

This past week I made some fresh roasted tomato and herb sauce that you may can or freeze! This recipe is easy and absolutely delicious and only calls for a couple of minor adjustments if you plan to can it! I chose to freeze this first batch so that we have a quick pull out …

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How to Make Your Own Herbal Tea Mixes at Home

Do you love herbal tea, but hate forking out the excess price for it at the grocery store? Learn how to make your own, delicious and relaxing tea, with this easy to follow tutorial! Drinking herbal tea is one of my favorite ways to comfort myself whether I’m sick, tired, stressed out or even just …

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Day Lily Syrup Recipe with a Secret Ingredient!

Save the the flowers from your backyard and make this delicious day lily Syrup recipe to drizzle over pancakes and waffles throughout the year! I know, I know…you’re thinking I’ve totally lost my mind this time! But, this day lily Syrup recipe is soooo good! And if you’re willing to give it a try, you’re …

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Homemade Cream Puffs with Vanilla Custard Filling

Looking for a sweet treat to serve at your next party? These homemade cream puffs are perfect for parties, dessert or even an after school treat for the kids. My youngest daughter loves homemade cream puffs, as do the rest of us, but, she’s been asking for them for months. So, last week I finally …

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School Lunch Ideas for the Whole Week

Need some school lunch ideas for your kiddos? Check out this post – it’s packed full of ideas for the whole week! It’s that time of year again, you guys! There’s only a few weeks left of summer vacation and it’s time to start planning for the school year…not to mention school lunch ideas! Are …

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