Category Archives: Foodies

A Simple Monday to Begin the Week

I’m sitting in my creaky rocking chair beside our back room, my granny blanket laid over the back to stop the draft, and a cup of hot tea sitting beside me. It’s quiet time in our house now. My two boys are napping and the girls are here at my feet, listening to a Pippi […]

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Early Mornings {with a newborn}

“It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” ~Aristotle   Right now, the house is still. Outside, the world remains dark for this mild October morning. I am sitting in the dimly lit, quiet kitchen of our home, holding my baby son wrapped up in my […]

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Embracing a Life of {Do-Overs}

    The hot tea was poured and the strawberry apple pie was cooling on the counter,  warm from the oven. My dear friend-in-motherhood sipped her tea and sighed. She began to tell me that she finds her days of being a mother, wife, homemaker and homeschooler tedious, frustrating and full of do-overs. You know […]

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It’s a Marshmallow World 💕

  “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for play, it’s a whipped cream day I wait for it the whole year round. It’s a yum-yummy world made for sweethearts Take a walk with your favorite girl It’s a sugar date, what if spring […]

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Preparing for Winter: {Canning} Carrots

Almanzo ate four large helpings of apples ’n’ onions fried together. He ate roast beef and brown gravy, and mashed potatoes and creamed carrots and boiled turnips, and countless slices of buttered bread with crab-apple jelly. ‘It takes a great deal to feed a growing boy,’ Mother said. -Farmer Boy         What’s […]

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