Long term goals require a plan (or plans) and lists. They usually take a little discipline and a whole lot of patience. In the end it is all worth it. We hope.
Life is a balancing act. Figuring out how to be healthy but still enjoy life and food. How to be a good mom and wife (because it's hard to be both). Keeping a clean(ish) house while still living in it.
This adventure started out as trying to make my own liquid pectin from (sour) apples for making jelly. I attempted the recipe found here, but I did not have cheese cloth for the staining. Instead I used my ancient berry/tomato de-seeder strainer and ended up with applesauce that had a high level of pectin (I hoped). … Continue reading Blackberry-Apple Jelly
I remember saying I had changed my mind about having more kids and that I might be a one-and-done. But I remember having this nagging little feeling in the back of my head telling me that I would need more.
"I don't know how you do it."
Looking back on how my three bundles of joy came into the world, I have to laugh.
It wasn't until I was in my teens that I was introduced to quiche. I always thought it sounded so fancy. Quiche. But you know what it is? A giant egg pie. But it's so good. In our house, quiche is eaten for any meal. It's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This is a basic … Continue reading Crustless Quiche
Oh I was so excited to be done with buying dry active yeast. I had my precious sourdough. But then it hit me. How am I going to make pizza? I had only ever found recipes for dry active yeast, but there must be one out there! The first pizza was not made with dry active yeast.
I don't know many people that like this question. It's usually directed at two groups: stay at home parents and homeschoolers. Unfortunately, I fall under both categories. Luckily, this is not a question I hear too often.