Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Hello you. I see I’m not the only one in search of a good, chewy, homemade, crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, sprinkled with sugar and love, fresh, hot gingerbread cookie recipe… Well, my friend, I think I found it, and I’m so happy to be able to bring this delectable goodness to…

Weekly Meal Plan Friday: April 26- May 2, 2015

Meal Plan Friday!!! The end of this week brings an end to my third week of gluten and grain free dinners that even my children have enjoyed! I didn’t stick to my plan completely last week. There was a last-minute-child-free afternoon where the husband and I enjoyed some time at the gym and then a…

Weekly Meal Plan Friday: April 19, 2015 – April 25

Well, here we are… Friday, yet again. As this week comes to a close, it’s pretty crazy to think about coming into the warm weather that is spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, the grass is turning green, and folks around this part of the US are tilling up the ground, getting…

Zucchini Lasagna

Hi! So, I have been quite leery of actually trying this recipe. I had it pinned for sometime, but never actually got around to making it… you know… Because cooked zucchini is mushy… There, I said it. I guess my texture taste palate has yet to pass the stage of a five year old… Mushy…

My Road to Clean Eating and Proper Nutrition

hi! Well, as I have said in earlier posts, my family and I are endeavoring to make new choices with the food we eat. Health is so important, and it plays a huge role in the the functioning of day to day life. From physical, to mental, our diet has the power to control the…

Natural News: Organic, Grass Fed, Raw Cream and Butter Benefits

And he hath brought us into this place, and hath given us this land, even a land that floweth with milk and honey. ~Deuteronomy 26:9 Hello, you πŸ™‚ Have you ever had something interesting in your life that you kept pondering over and over in your mind, and you thought about it so much, you…

Tips on making Homemade butter in your kitchen aid

I have been learning so much lately about the benefits of butter! ‘ It’s very easy to do in a stand mixer, and there are a multitude of tutorials online. This is how I do mine πŸ™‚ First, I start off with fresh raw cream. You can look around your community for a local creamery…

How I Started Meal Planning, and Why You Should Too!

Can it be April? of 2015? Really? To my surprise, and embarrassment, I received an email containing the stats of my “blog” in 2014. I say “Blog”, because, according to the said email, I only blogged 3 times last year. I mean, I knew I was a bit inefficient, but…. three times? (where is the…

Before and After: Ceiling Fan Makeover, on a budget

Hello you πŸ™‚ Here we are… the end of June…. Can some one please explain how these days seemed to have sped up these last few years? I remember a time when, on the first day of school, summer was not much more than a “off in the way far away” distant future, not to…

Probiotic Pancakes from Scratch with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Pancakes… What is to be said about those little (sometimes big) round gems of sweetness. They are a great way to gather around a breakfast table on Sunday morning with the people you love. However, give them about 15 minutes and your looking at a cake-y, dry, somewhat flavor lacking, crackable, round piece of… well,…

Whew… an update on things old and things new…

Well, 2014 has proved to be THE ONE OF THE BIGGEST YEARS OF MY LIFE… you know… save 1985 (the year I was born)… …and 2005 (the year I became Born again and became a wife…) …wait… don’t forget 2006 (Dealt with an emergency C-section, became a 1stΒ  time mommy, and relocated across the US…