Christmas Cookies

Merry Christmas! One of our other traditions of the holiday season is baking and decorating sugar cookies. The year this picture was taken, we made SO many! We had enough to give some to our mail carrier, the trash guys, the firemen down the street, and various friends in the neighborhood. This year the cookiesContinue reading “Christmas Cookies”

Mini pies

I’m sad to say that I don’t even remember making these mini pies – I made them back in 2011. That means one of two things. I’m either at the beginnings of dementia, or our lives are so busy that my brain can’t hold all the awesomeness. They look so delicious, I’m sure they tastedContinue reading “Mini pies”

Braided Pizza Bread

I am not very adventurous in the kitchen. Being a rule follower, I like to follow recipes. Like, to the T. I rarely deviate unless I just don’t have a spice or ingredient. Not sure why I’m like that other than the fact that if I do something I want it to turn out rightContinue reading “Braided Pizza Bread”

Cleaning and Homeschooling Don’t Mix…Do They?

Preconceived notion about being a SAHM: “Since you stay at home all day your house should be clean. All the time.” That is a preconceived notion I myself have┬ábut only about myself. Not towards any other SAHMs, oddly enough. I expect that every other mom is so busy with her kids that her house won’tContinue reading “Cleaning and Homeschooling Don’t Mix…Do They?”

How Monthly Cooking Works for Us

For several months I’ve been on the once-a-month freezer meal cooking bandwagon. When I first learned about monthly cooking, many years ago, it seemed like the things people were freezing to eat later were chili, soup, chili, another tomato based product, and chili. Not being so adventurous in the kitchen, the idea of cooking onceContinue reading “How Monthly Cooking Works for Us”