Many years ago, more than I can even believe, I received an electric carving knife as a gift at one of my wedding showers. My thought was who would ever need or use one of these. Yet for some reason I held onto it instead of releasing it through any number of garage sales that we… Continue reading Turkey Time!
Today I’m going to share one of my favorite breakfasts with you! Since Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season are upon us, many of us will be hosting guests in our homes. Baked oatmeal is delicious, filling, and no problem to prepare in advance. It can be mixed and baked the morning you want it. … Continue reading Baked Oatmeal
Recently I heard good things about a new grocery store here in Edmond. Natural Grocers is the name. I had actually visited one in Tulsa and thought maybe it was too pricey. It’s also outside of my usual route to anywhere so thought I’d just let it go. After visiting further with a friend I thought it… Continue reading Natural Grocers and Turkeys
Thanksgiving! Family, fall weather, delicious food and gratitude. That’s what Thanksgiving means to me. Enjoying all of that with gratitude helps if you aren’t a stressed out mess when the guests arrive. A couple of years ago we hosted most of my husband’s family in our home. Many stayed overnight with us and everyone had… Continue reading Thanksgiving Prep and Dressing
Test post-March 21, 2015 Somehow, between the hotter than usual weather and the gophers or moles who think my garden is the best place to tunnel, I have still managed to grow some seasonal greens. In the past this would not have been that exciting to me, but now I know all the benefits greens provide… Continue reading Eat More Greens!
Today’s post is quick since we arrived home last night from a fall break camping trip. Beautiful weather – just about perfect for spending three nights in our Aerostar turned camper! We met up with my two adult children and my husband’s parents to camp and visited War Eagle Craft fair near Springdale, AR. This… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Spice
October! My favorite month (I’m sure I’ve mentioned that before)! With the cooling temperatures and some rainy days I don’t mind firing up the oven to do some roasting. With apples now in season this is a perfect time to pull out the recipe I want to share today. This particular recipe is one I… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples
The last couple of weekends I’ve been busy stockpiling food for a camping trip we are planning for fall break. In my opinion this is the best time of the year for it. Warm days and crisp nights perfect for a campfire! We are turning our Aerostar van into a temporary camper as we decide… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Chicken Legs
Today’s post will be quick as I forgot to write it over the weekend. Hopefully it will be helpful to you! Recently I was making hummus and needed a couple of lemons juiced. My method in the past has been to roll them around a while on the countertop to help break up the membranes and… Continue reading Lemons and a Fun Gadget
I have dedicated the last several blog posts to items that can be made in advance, frozen, and pulled out for a quick meal or addition to a meal. Today is no different and is one of my favorite make ahead breakfasts! Pumpkin muffins are so delicious, easy, and signal the end of a hot… Continue reading Pumpkin Muffins