Thanksgiving is fast approaching, like just a few days away. Ever year I make my homemade bread and people love it! They have actually come to expect it. But not this year people, sorry. Nope, not gonna do it. Oh sure it would be the easy way out, but I
We love our dog, Heidi the Homestead Hound. She was a rescue dog, and in her short life before we got her, she had been neglected, injured and traveled hundreds of miles to join our family. She came with NO manners, which is not good for a 100+ pound puppy. And
Weather you have a bumper crop of spuds and you’re looking for a way to preserve them…. or you’re just a “do it yourself” kind of person, here is an easy way to make your own homemade frozen hashbrowns! Why buy those overpriced bags in the frozen food section, when
Nothing starts the day out right like a nice stack of pancakes! But why grab a box of store bought pancake mix when you can whip up your own mix with things you already have around your home? With just a few simple ingredients and a storage container, you
The littlest country kid LOVES yogurt. I mean like a junkie looking for his next fix, he will stand in front of the refrigerator yelling “yogurt!!!” I am please he like his dairy products, but having just turned two, his spoon skills are lacking. Feeding himself yogurt is just a
Easter is a time of year, that regardless of religious preference, it seems everyone always sits down to have a nice family meal. We usually have ham and fixings along with a loaf of my homemade bread. This year I wanted to spice it up a bit. Oh sure, everyone
I love to bake…. a lot. It seems like many of my recipes call for vanilla and I go through a lot of it. Well I am finally tired of paying out the nose for tiny bottles of vanilla and I refuse to use the artificial kind. So what is
Let’s face it….. There are just some morning when you just don’t have it in you to make a killer breakfast. You know the one with pancakes, eggs, bacon, the whole nine yards. But cereal from a box?!?! Yeah, it’s a little lack luster….. What about oatmeal? You don’t feel
Since we have started doing meal planning, I know where I am going each day when it comes to dinner. It is almost a relief to know ahead of time what we are having and it makes it easier to try new dishes, since it is not all last minute.
One thing I love about Fall is it puts me in a baking kind of mood. I have never dabbled much in the way of baking with pumpkin but I am learning VERY quickly I have been missing out by not embracing this ingredient sooner! So I am now on
So as I have told you all before, I have roses coming out of my…. well, we have got a lot of them! So I have been looking for ways to use them, like the candied rose petals I made. Well, here is something exotic to do with with your
So my climbing rose bush has really started blooming… I mean like falling over, loaded to the gills, more blooms then you can make flower arrangements out of. So I started thinking, what can I do with all these roses!?!?! Then I remembered a Victorian tea I had helped with
Okay, when I say scones, what pops into your head? For me it is a British accent and the thought of tea. Don’t ask me why, because I have no clue! I also think yummy goodness, which is what these Chocolate Chip Scones are! Why are they “country kid” scones?
So, once again I was the go to mom in the oldest country kid’s classroom for the holiday party. Guess I did too good of a job at Halloween. The teacher wanted to keep the party snack healthy since lunch was right after the part. Really!?!?! Okay, I was on
Want to offer up a holiday classic with a twist? Then forget peppermint bark and whip up some BACON bark. Yes, I said bacon! Ingredients 1 packages store-bought bacon, no special flavor, cooked crispy 2 sticks of butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 packages semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat oven to 350