Category Archives: Baking

Delicious Mistake

I spent the day waiting for a phone call. I expected it early in the day, so I didn’t do anything for hours. Well, I cleaned up the kitchen, took the pups out and did a few loads of laundry, … Continue reading

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Peach Crisp

I love all the varieties of peaches that are available right now! Big, juicy, yellow peaches are my favorite.  When I saw some in the grocery store this afternoon, I knew I had to get them.  I thought about making … Continue reading

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Emptying the Pantry for Summer

We spend a fair amount of time away from home in the summer.  There are youth camps, missions trips, family visits, and a beach vacation to name a few.  Because we are often gone so much, I like to empty … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

One would think by the title that I’m planning to share about all the events that surrounded my oldest son’s high school graduation. While it would be an apt title for how I was feeling- it is not the subject … Continue reading

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It’s a good day for Fruit Salsa and Chips

As an educator, I have pretty high expectations for each of my guys.  Unfortunately, we occasionally differ on what constitutes academic success.  It can be a little stressful for all involved. I substituted at the local middle school this morning, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Cookies a la Pioneer Woman

I have a confession….I really enjoy watching Food Network.  I know I should probably watch more healthy living inspired programming, but I enjoy cooking, baking and … most importantly… eating. One of my favorites is The Pioneer Woman.  She has … Continue reading

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The Ants Made Me Do It!

The weather has mellowed nicely from the crazy freeze we were experiencing a month ago.  Trees are budding, some even flowering.  I have a handful of grape hyacinths and a couple of daffodils peaking out.  We’re able to spend tons … Continue reading

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