$12 fruit and veggie haul.

“ Power, today, comes from sharing information, not withholding it.” Keith Ferrazzi My husband went to Market on the move a couple weeks ago and brought back a giant box of all kinds of organic fruits and veggies. All this was only $12. It used to be $10 but everything is going up everywhere, still…

July updates.

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18 July was a merry go month. You know, like a Merry-go- round at the amusement park. It feels like the whole world is…

June updates and favorite posts

. Worry weighs a person down, an encouraging word cheers a person up.                                         Proverbs 12:25 Well, June flew by. Is this normal? I can’t believe how fast everything seems to be happening. It’s like everything is being fast forwarded. June was a really hot month, too hot. Each year it is getting hotter and staying…

A sweet summer time treat .

 Food has gone up so much lately. Starting to feel a lot like the 1970’s. Now I know why my parents were so scared back then. I was really little but I do remember having to move in with my Nana to save money.  Even though food prices are going up there are still ways…

A chocolate house for Valentine’s Day.

A different take on the traditional gingerbread houses. Got the idea from a boxed Oreo house kit from the holidays. They were sold out at the store at the time so we made one ourselves after looking up the recipe for Oreo cookies. The cookies did not come out like the store bought Oreos but…

Blogmas day 4…Swedish coffee cake

This is a recipe I had in my file for years. I can’t remember where I got it but it is yummy I will say that. Okay, first let me explain about recipes and me. I don’t normally cook in my house because everyone else loves to cook whereas I love to craft and do…

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…

Update: Apple picking in the country

Wow, we are crawling with apples. Well it is that time of year, when apples are everywhere, so I shouldn’t be so shocked, but it is a little overwhelming. Our neighbors here in the city just went on a road trip and when they got back from visiting family in Idaho they brought back a…

Shopping trip with hubby

Sometimes we take shopping trips to my husband’s favorite stores. Those stores either are car related or outdoor adventure and sports stores. Whoops, forgot fish and scuba, oh and restaurant supply stores. Then there are the little mom and pop delis around the city. He actually enjoys a lot of unique shops. Last month we…

Peanut butter cookies

Time for something yummy and fun all rolled up together in a delicious little cookie. In our family we are still trying to make small changes here and there when it comes to the foods we eat. These simple recipes that don’t require a lot of ingredients are not only better for us but they…