Category Archives: For the Foodies

What I Have Been Up To…

Well, what *haven’t* I been doing the last month?! I mean, I am a mom of 4 trying to do it all. Haha. I am crazy, that’s what I’m getting at. Any who… So, I’ve been doing some noteworthy projects: … Continue reading

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What The Family Has Been Up To…

The Family has been… Looking at fish while grocery shopping.  Playing with a giant magnet… {These nips of pipe cleaners make a fun magnet toy something like the iron shavings in those “make a face” toys.} Designing and making their own … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Early…

fried turkey (by Deric)Homemade Cheddar and Sour Cream Mashed PotatoesBread StuffingOrange glazed marshmallow sweet potatoes “but does yams doe…” ~Samm Home harvested pumpkin in pumpkin pieHomemade whipped cream and Apple upside-down pieHome harvested pumpkin in pumpkin roll A spread to thank … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Baking and Making Day…

It’s fall, and am a lover of (almost) all things pumpkin! So, I was inspired to have a… Pumpkin baking and making Day: *Pumpkin play dough *Pumpkin apple spice muffins *Pumpkin peanut butter dog treats All while drinking pumpkin tea. … Continue reading

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Gardening Continued, and Pumpkin Time…

–Preserving your carrot crop– I decided to freeze my crop of carrots this year for soups and sides through the winter. It is a very easy process: Wash. Peel (and chop off ends). Slice. Blanch. Measure out. Vacuum Seal. Freeze. … Continue reading

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Fun Festivities for Fall and Playtime…

Sometimes playtime means celebration time. Like when your kids get new stuffed animals. Naturally it is important to celebrate birthdays with friends, gifts, and treats. That means Mom is in charge of creating something special with what she has on … Continue reading

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Canning Season: Chili Sauce, Pickles, and Food Storing…

Food storing is a fabulous thing. I love having plenty on hand to create nutritious and satisfying meals for my family when I can’t get to the store. I love this time of year because there are case lot sales … Continue reading

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Canning Season: Peaches and a Canning Craft…

Since our tree didn’t produce more than a dozen peaches this year we headed up to Brigham City for local peaches. We made a family trip of it and ate at Maddox. It was delicious, and nice to drive and … Continue reading

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Canning Season: Plums and Grapes…

PLUMS —>> Fruit Leather {My neighbor dropped off this box for me} {Just a touch of honey to make these perfect: tart and sweet} *TIP:* The directions I found recommended spraying the mats with pam. I opted to brush on … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer…

When we got back from our Pennsylvania trip we were all exhausted… But it felt good to be home so we dug in and did all the housework and gardening and cleaned out the van, and did laundry… I discovered … Continue reading

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