My Spring Garden These are some decent sized carrots, and a solitary beet from my garden. They were overwintered. Currently growing (left to right): Corn, cilantro, spring peas, beets, bok choy (which didn’t come up), green beans, eggplant, tomatoes I forgot to plant summer squash, which is very unfortunate.
Bon Appetit! Here are the tasty things that I will be making and baking this week: Orange French Toast (made with challah this time) Apple Cream Cheese Bundt Cake courtesy of Southern Living (omitted pecans, used 3 2/3 cups milled whole wheat pastry flour) Puerto Rican style black beans (based on this recipe, with no [...]
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We made reservations to go camping, along with an absolutely ridiculous number of other homeschooling families at a local campground on a lake. I noted on Wednesday that there was a 30% chance of rain for Saturday and Sunday. Nowhere did the weather forecast say, “Horrific thunderstorms, downpours, and flash flood warnings at your campground.” [...]
I received a gorgeous paisley set of 15 soft flannel wipes from Family Cloth to be able to share this review and giveaway with you. I’ve posted before about how our family has used cloth wipes with our three children, and family cloth. family cloth wipes I washed our set of 15 cotton flannel wipes [...]
Creamy Banana Bread Yield: 2 loaves Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, room temperature 2 eggs, room temperature 1 1/4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon molasses 1 cup mashed bananas (2 medium) 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 3/4 cups freshly milled whole wheat pastry flour (soft white)* 1/4 [...]
Conscious Box As part of the Conscious Box giveaway promotion, I received a free Conscious Box. Conscious Box provides a monthly subscription service box that includes a wide variety of natural and environmentally minded foods, body products, supplements, and home products. Right up my alley! Are you curious what’s in a Conscious Box? Here’s a [...]
Avocado … Chocolate … Cake ? Yes, you really read that. I purchased a bag of avocados at Costco and then realized that they were all actually ripe. What to do? Start Googling of course, and then I come up with the brilliant search query, “Avocado Chocolate Cake.” Then I see this picture from Joy [...]