Category: Food and Recipes

Final Cake Decorating Class

Rebecca had her last cake decorating class yesterday. (You can see her projects from the other classes here and here.) They learned how to create flowers and write text. The instructor told us about cakes she has seen at Wal-Mart…

Our Visit to Tom and Chee

Our Visit to Tom and Chee

We’re big Shark Tank fans around here, and I’m probably the biggest fan in the house. I could write an entire post about why I like Shark Tank (and maybe will), but one of the reasons is that we learn…

Cake Decorating by Rebecca

Twelve year old Rebecca has been dying to take a cake decorating class for several months now with little luck. First I tried to sign her up for a homeschool cupcake decorating class, which she was thrilled about … but…

Italian Shotgun Wedding Soup

Crockpot Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

I absolutely love making dinner in the crockpot. It makes the house smell nice all day, it’s easy to prepare in the morning or even the night before, and it’s fantastic to come home to dinner all ready to eat!…

Banana Bread? No, Banana CAKE!

Quick and Easy Banana Bundt Cake Recipe

  I got this banana cake recipe a few years ago from AllRecipes.com. I always have bananas in the freezer, and sometimes I get tired of making the same old banana bread recipes again and again.   This recipe for…

Fourth of July Berry Parfaits

Berry Parfaits Fourth of July Dessert

We’ve never been good at celebrating the Fourth of July the way you’re “supposed” to. We don’t attend or participate in any neighborhood parades, and we’ve never, not once, been to see fireworks. It’s not that we’re not patriotic, or…

Stainless Steel Spice Racks

Stainless Steel Spice Racks

Today we’re going to talk about stainless steel spice racks. I like to cook, and I like to bake, and dealing with the many spices I use ┬áhas always been a challenge that I still haven’t been able to conquer.…

Spaghetti and Meatballs from Scratch!

Spaghetti and meatballs from scratch

I’m continuing my twelve year old daughter Rebecca’s photos for blog inspiration. Tonight Rebecca made us spaghetti and meatballs for dinner, using tomatoes from her garden to make the sauce. It was sooo good! I don’t know exactly how she…