Sublime Slime!

by Carmen on September 25, 2015 in Fun

The kiddos got the Play-Doh bin out to play with Sam and discovered that most of it was dried out.  Not to fear around this house…someone’s always thinking of something!  Rebekah found this slime recipe in a book she checked out at the library last week. Sublime Slime two bowls two plastic spoons 2 c […]

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If you did a happy dance when you flipped your calendar page this morning like I did and are looking forward to fall, then you are going to love what I have to share with you today!  I have a fun cookbook giveaway, and our shop is having a sale that you are not going […]

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French Toast Secret

by Carmen on May 8, 2015 in Food, Fun

We love french toast!  But…we love it even better since we started adding this secret ingredient to it…brown sugar!  It’s deeeelish!   1 loaf buttermilk bread (approx. 18 slices) 8 eggs beaten 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 T vanilla 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup brown sugar (loosely packed) Mix everything (except the bread!) together well. I […]

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Good Gravy!

by Carmen on April 18, 2015 in Dinner Table, Food

…and biscuits, too!  *wink* Our family loves to have breakfast for dinner!  We usually do about once a week. The options are endless! One of our favorites is sausage gravy and biscuits!  (Along with some scrambled eggs and hashbrowns, of course!) One of our girls made these biscuits for 4-H and won a blue ribbon!  […]

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We found this recipe in a Gooseberry Patch cookbook a few years ago and it has become a family favorite!  Our kiddos are quite proficient in the kitchen and this is one they whip up often!  (We make a double batch for our family!)  Head on over to our blog tomorrow to enter to win […]

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Our family loves to camp!  We try to make it up to northern Michigan for a week of camping each summer. It’s beautiful up there!  We love having a campfire, roasting marshmallows, talking, and sharing the favorite parts of our day.  Even when we’re not camping we like to gather around the fire in our […]

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Peach Jelly — the easy way!

by Carmen on July 16, 2011 in Food

I bought a bunch of peaches last week. I made two Creamy Peach Pies, some peach jam, and a couple of gluten free mini peach cobblers (for my mom). (Don’t get super excited…I haven’t conquered gluten free cooking…the crust part was Gluten Free Bisquick.) So the peaches that were used for the jam and pies […]

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Bananaberry Muffins

by Carmen on May 21, 2011 in Food

Each year our kiddos enroll in 4-H.  Last year our girls entered in the “foods” category.  Our Hannah entered Bananaberry Muffins, a recipe from a dear friend and fellow blogger, Karla, over at The Culinary Enthusiast.  These muffins got glowing remarks from the judge and are a common breakfast food at our house at least […]

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