Sweet Maple {the book} and The Best Ever Maple Scones

Aaahhh, sweet maple - pure all-natural goodness. Living in New England we have maple trees and maple syrup all around us. We find ourselves surrounded by brilliant color of maple leaves in the autumn which gives me the promise of sweetness in the spring. Saturday morning pancakes are a favorite … [Read more...]

Everyday Cooking – A Cookbook Review

  Cookbooks are like friends to me and I have fallen in love with a new friend! When Everyday Cooking by Vickie Bentley (from Everyday Homemaking) arrived in my mailbox (so I could write this review for you) I settled into my comfy reading chair and opened the pages. What a joy to … [Read more...]

Tools for the Homemaker

This weekend I am: getting crockpot meals in the freezer for the upcoming weeks; watching an interior decorating course online; revamping kids' daily chores; beginning a new morning devotion. Does is sound like SuperWoman lives here? Not at all! I'm able to have some productive days with the help of … [Read more...]

This Week’s Menu 2.22.16

While I do plan my main meals a month at a time, I take time on Sunday evenings to fine-tune my weekly menu. There are always changes and tweaks to make, depending on how the previous week(s) have rolled. February was full of Valentine dinners and on-the-go meals and flexible switcharoo-type meals, … [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...]