I was lucky enough to get to spend Easter with all my boys and my mom this year. My dad was visiting my brother or he would have joined us as well. The sweet boys got their Easter baskets from the Easter Bunny. We enjoyed lunch and took our dogs for a walk since it was an… Continue reading Easter
I am a daughter, sister, mother, wife and friend. I am also a self-professed city girl. Well, not really. I was born and raised in a small city, which as a teenager I couldn’t wait to get out of. My graduating class was 300+ people, so small is a relative term. How city was I you… Continue reading Well, Hello!
So, I started canning stock about a year ago. After we had a whole chicken for dinner, I would save my chicken bones (and/or turkey bones) from our amazing chicken/turkey that we get from The Weber Ranch, LLC. It has to be the best chicken/turkey I have ever had. I put the bones and skin in… Continue reading Chicken Stock
I don’t know what happened from when I was a kid to now. People don’t seem to be as concerned with having family dinners. I was going through my recipes the other weekend. I found hand written ones from my paternal grandmother, paternal aunt, maternal grandmother, and my mom. I feel like I am better just… Continue reading Home Cooking
With the new year I have started to look forward to spring and the new life of a fresh garden. But as I said before I want more squash and zucchini plants. Guess what that means, yep more sweat, labor, lumber, and compost. Lots and Lots of compost. Thankfully our beautiful little city has free… Continue reading New Year … Is it time to garden yet?
Last year was the first year we had the garden. My hubby very sweetly made me a raised garden in our backyard. We have a lot of clay so a raised bed would give this beginner more success. So some sweat, manual labor, lumber used to create a E shaped garden and then loads and… Continue reading Our Garden!
OK so I know that first post was a long one. Sorry about that, promise I will work on shorter posts. That being said … I wanted to give you all a little more background. We lived with my parents for a while – they are amazing for all the help they have given us.… Continue reading A lil more background …