Looking Back on 2016

We are getting ready to turn the page from one year to the next. 2016 has been a year of change and transition for our family. It's all been good, but not all easy. Things have been rather quiet here at Apron Strings & other things as I take the things God has been bringing my way and work at … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodles – a Fun and Easy Recipe

Snickerdoodles: fun to say, easy to bake and yummy to eat! It's near the top on the list of favorites in our house, both the baking and the eating of them. Through the years, I've found working along side my kids in the kitchen is a great way for them to learn culinary skills, but also a way of … [Read more...]

I.R.L. The Family’s Gotta Eat

In Real Life, it's Monday. And it's the last week of the month. And everyone in the family still insists they eat. Every day. At home. Sooooooo, here's this week's I.R.L. menu for you! Monday Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos Lunch: tuna sandwiches, veggie sticks, apple slices Supper: Chicken … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Savor the Moments

We rush through our days, convincing ourselves we have important things to do, important places to go, important tasks to accomplish. But what about the little not-so-little-things right here, right now? Have you noticed how we rush things? The other day hubby and I stopped in at the local home … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Someone Had Better Do the Dishes!

  What happens when days get busy and Mom gets emotional and we have late nights and places to go and things to do? Somehow we find ways to get to where we have to be and we find time for the things we think we really need to do. But around here, that rarely includes the dishes. With all … [Read more...]