Day & Night Cookies

Day & Night Cookies

When Big J was three, I started doing some preschool at home with him, and we started off each day with a Bible story, beginning at the beginning! One particular day, we were talking about how God created day and night and focused on the colors black and white. He...

Italian Herb Bread {Bread Machine}

I made this Italian Herb Bread a few years ago to kick off Bread Machine Week – a week where I used my bread machine every day! The bread machine had been put away for a while and I decided it needed to be used a little more often! Now we use it all the time!...

Choosing Homemade: Six Foods I’m Making at Home

I feel so blessed to be at home with and for our family at this stage in my life. I know this isn’t possible – or desirable – for everyone and I pray that I don’t take a moment of it for granted. One of the things I really enjoy doing with my...

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar just screams summer to me, so I thought I better post this recipe before summer ends! Just so you know, I have always strongly disliked beans and peas of any kind – except plain old green beans. So I was a little skeptical about trying this dip, but...

Back-to-School Breakfast Tradition: Chocolate Chip Scones

Yesterday was our first day of school and the first words out of Big J’s mouth as he came down the stairs were: “Can we have chocolate chip scones?! It IS the first day of school!” I guess I began a tradition when I made these scones for the first...

Meatloaf Muffins

I’m migrating some recipes over to this site from the cooking site I started way back when, so you can look forward to some yummy foods popping up over here! I love this recipe because it is EASY and versatile. I also like the idea of meatloaf muffins because I...