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Earth Day Every Day

Earth Day Every Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. As we were poking about in the garden I thought about posting a bunch of activities for Earth Day like making stuff out of other stuff or coloring pictures of earth and discussing pollution but then I asked myself what […]

Hilarious Japanese Toilet Candy

Hilarious Japanese Toilet Candy

For Christmas I bought this  Takoyaki candy from Japan for my teenager. Takoyaki is one of her favorite foods and she found it online and wanted to try it.  It was ok and I wish I had gotten pictures of it but she had fun […]

Easy Dairy-Free Grandma’s Fruit Salad

Easy Dairy-Free Grandma’s Fruit Salad

My grandma made fruit salad for us growing up and it was always my favorite because she put a few marshmallows in there.  My mom was always trying to eat healthy so marshmallows were a rare treat in our house.  I made this yummy salad […]

Easy Slow Cooker Cauliflower Coconut Curry (Dairy-Free/Vegan Option)

Easy Slow Cooker Cauliflower Coconut Curry (Dairy-Free/Vegan Option)

I love mild coconut curry with potatoes.  My mother-in-law makes a chicken coconut curry that is my absolute favorite but she doesn’t ever give up her real recipes so I created this cauliflower coconut curry recipe based on the many curry recipes I found.  Since […]

2017 Seed Starts

2017 Seed Starts

We are a bit late starting seeds this year.  We have been dealing with back to back sickness for months and a lot of our projects have been pushed aside. Last week I started some watermelons, sunflowers, pumpkins and ground cherries. Next week I am […]

Quick and Easy Soup and Sandwiches for a Tight Timeline

Quick and Easy Soup and Sandwiches for a Tight Timeline

My family has been pretty sick this winter and we have been eating a lot of soup.  We prefer to make our own chicken broth and use that to create our own soup but sometimes I just don’t have the time.  The solution I found […]

Furry Vacuums

Furry Vacuums

Anyone else use their dog as a furry vacuum? Zoey is very insistent that she sits under the baby while he eats.  The baby will look for her and drop food so she is frequently rewarded for her behavior. The baby drops so much food […]

Easy Pear Sauce

Easy Pear Sauce

Today I decided to make some of my easy pear sauce.  My kids devour it as soon as I make it. Luckily it only takes a little bit of work to make and is easy to make ahead.   We do most of our shopping […]

Easy Dairy Free Chocolate Covered Crispy Rice Bars

Easy Dairy Free Chocolate Covered Crispy Rice Bars

We are having some dairy issues in our house so we are adapting our favorite recipes. One of my three year old’s favorite thing to make is Crispy Rice Bars.  Since they normally use butter we had to adapt the recipe a bit by substituting […]