10 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the ones you love.

” For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.” (1 John 3:11) I love Valentines Day. I blame my Nana of course, she had me believing for many years she was born on the 14th but it was actually the 13th. Which might as well…

Cactus tacos

This isn’t one of those fancy recipes so it shouldn’t be too hard, especially if I can put it together. Just a quick meal that we make every now and then. They are cactus tacos which are made from Nopales cacti but you may know them as prickly pear cacti. You can grow your own…

Home baked pretzels

Our whole family loves pretzels. These are so easy to make too. Hope you all like this one. Warm pretzels from the oven on a cold Winter day is so yummy. You will need: 5 cups of flour 2 1/2 cups of water 1 tsp. Salt 1 tsp. Yeast 1/4 cup of butter Mix into…

 Shopping at the Farmers market

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough” Frank Crane We try to get to a farmers market at least once a month. Nothing wrong with the larger food stores but at a farmers market you can find a healthier selection of foods…

DIY-Decorating sugar cookies

Repost- This was one of my favorite posts to write and it happens to hold the spot of number 3 most popular post of mine. I always love any excuse to bake cookies for the people I love. I also love being creative. The two didn’t mix very well in this post because my cookies…

Banana Bread

I am at a loss for words. That is not a very catchy title…just Banana bread. This week is the first week that the heat has officially hit us here in Phoenix Arizona and I am feeling the blahs. Or I am feeling the summer time blues. I don’t know what to call it, wow…

Lemon brownies

Been practicing baking and found this recipe on YouTube, just had to share it with you all. It is from Bake like a pro-lemon brownies . Yummy stuff. Hope you all enjoy.   1 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup of lemon juice 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup granulated sugar…

  Cookie treats for the ones you love.

If you are one of my followers, you know I have been watching a lot of YouTube lately. I am trying to organize and minimize my life. YouTube has a ton of suggestions on how to get that going and as you all know, once you click on one site another new site will pop…

Peanut butter brownies

  Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Thought you all would like this re-post of mine from last year of one of my families favorite treats. Hope you all are out enjoying life and your day is filled with your love ones and lots of love and you all get a chance to make these, they are…

Pineapple muffins.

Alright, it’s time for a recipe and please be kind, remember I really can’t cook. I bake though and I love crafts and up-cyling. Those are more my things but every now and then I like to post a recipe that we have tried here at Our Little Red House. This was suppose to be…