I.R.L. Pumpkin Spice Whatever

In Real Life there's a chill in the air, the leaves are turning scarlet and amber, and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. I look that first taste of pumpkin pie as the holidays draw near, I'm a big fan of spices and I do LOVE my coffee and latte. BUT I do NOT care for Pumpkin Spice Latte and … [Read more...]

Homemade Laundry Detergent

This week we made up a big batch of powdered laundry detergent. I love that I am able to whip up a large batch, for just a few dollars, using ingredients of my own choosing. Our family is working toward using as few pre-made cleaning products and personal care items as possible. Partly for health … [Read more...]

Blackberry Crisp Recipe

Berries are one of Summer's most wonderful pleasures and some of God's purest treasures. I love it when I have fresh berries to serve up to my family. We are especially partial to berry desserts. Desserts like Blackberry Crisp. The recipe I use is so easy! But oh so delicious! It only takes a few … [Read more...]

Tomato Basil Angel Hair Pasta

    The temperature is rising and summer is now in full force so I am always on the lookout for recipes that won't heat up the kitchen. Tomato-Basil Angel Hair Pasta is just the thing. This light and fresh recipe is delicious, using in-season tomatoes, fresh basil (although dried can … [Read more...]

A Favorite Slow Cooker Recipe – Cheesy Potatoes and Sausage

You are raising a family, chauferring your children here and there, keeping house and maybe even educating your children at home. Crazy, but with everything going on, everyone still wants to eat! Gotta get the meal on the table too. What you need are tools in your life that streamline your days and … [Read more...]