Man does my husband ever love hot peppers. We always try to grow them, but this year we have a bumper crop so we are working on preserving as many of our excess hot peppers as we can for later.
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Don’t you hate when you have been working hard all day and then you have to face making something for dinner? Do you wish there was a way a magic fairy could leave dinner already ready for you? There is a way that’s simple and that fairy is your crock pot! Check out these healthy, whole food ingredient, kid friendly crock pot recipes your family will love. Get ready for some super yummy fall comfort food!
Are you worried about your child learning to write or draw? There are developmental stages of drawing that lead to writing success later on. Do you want to improve your child’s writing skills or teach them to write? Let them draw!
Grow your own garlic? Why would anyone want to grow garlic when it’s right there at the store? It might surprise you that they treat garlic with chemicals to keep it from sprouting? Do you know what those chemicals do to your body? Me either. No thanks.
When the garden decides to put out cucumbers, it REALLY decides to put them out. You can end up with a ton of excess cucumbers and that can get overwhelming. In a few weeks, there won’t be any available and you’ll be missing them like crazy. Check out some things you can do to get the most of them while they’re here.
Don’t you HATE when you are starving at the end of the day but have no inspiration for cooking? What if you could whip together the most delicious soup you’ve ever tasted in just a few minutes at the end of the day? I LOVE soup, so I’m a constantly looking for new ways to make it and this Chicken Tortilla Soup has rocked my world! I was able to adapt it to use my instant pot and I just tossed in a package of FROZEN SOLID chicken breasts and had a delicious meal in no time. » Read more
What in the world do you buy for a baby? Gifts for infants are so hard to figure out. To be honest, I think the best gift for an infant is something that helps mom with baby. I love buying gifts for infants that make mom’s life a little bit easier. The child doesn’t realize or know they are receiving a gift, so why not bless momma?
Have you ever made pickles and just didn’t like the way they turned out? I have and boy it’s disappointing. I hate a soggy pickle that doens’t have a yummy flavor. We have tons of cucumbers in the garden, so we’ve been making refrigerator dill pickles and they are awesome. I love them and the kids love them. Even my picky husband loves them. Making refrigerator dill pickles is a super fun, simple activity any age child can help with.
There’s that certain time of the year when produce from your garden is drowning you from every side. What do you do with all the excess tomatoes your garden produces? You know in a few months, you’ll be longing for those delicious home-grown tomatoes again and they will be nowhere near.
Do you wish you could cook nutritious, homemade meals for your family but you don’t have the basic cooking skills to begin? When I was younger, I really wanted to make wholesome meals for my family, but I just didn’t know how. Over the years, first I mastered tacos from browned ground beef, a packet of taco mix and some taco shells.
For years that was our standby meal because it’s really all I knew how to make that was good. I made mac and cheese from a box and ramen noodles. That was what we could afford at the time. I also didn’t understand the importance of healthy, fresh, chemical free food.