Goal Setting

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.

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How To Do It All

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.

Blackberry-Apple Jelly

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

How I Know I’m Done

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.

Crustless Quiche

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

Sourdough Pizza Crust

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.

What Do You Do All Day: A Homeschool Day

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.