Basil Pesto


Pesto keeps for about a week in the refrigerator. If you grow basil plants, you may make pesto sauce to put away in the freezer. Basil Basil can be harvested several times in the summer starting … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Noodles Say Hi

noodles say Hi

I cook spaghetti for my family at least once a week. I use gluten free noodles and some sort of spaghetti sauce in a jar. Many times I add things to the sauce, like, ground beef, or meatballs or extra … [Read more...]

Granola 2010


It's back to the university for my son. His schedule is so tight, that for lunch he gets to walk from one building to another one while eating. He has to do that in under 10 minutes. He drinks this … [Read more...]

Hanging Mint to Dry

hanging mint to dry

Recently I picked over 400 mint stalks to dry. The only reason I know how many I picked is because I bundled them in groups of 12. I was hoping to harvest what would be considered a lot, and it felt … [Read more...]

A Homemade Marshmallow

Hi written in Marshmallow

"Hi" written in Marshmallow Upon seeing a mixer bowl full of white goo, my daughter asks, "What's that?" "Marshmallow" "OOOOOO" Four Squares has made homemade marshmallows. Another one of my … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Cereal

gluten free cereal

A week ago, we were looking for something else when my daughter spotted this gluten free cereal, Honey Nut Chex by General Mills. Of course, I bought two boxes and since then I have bought two more … [Read more...]

Steamed Broccoli Tree

tree-of-lunch broccoli tree

Preparing lunch, that daily activity that we stay at home moms partake in, can get so routine that we moms barely notice having to stop what we are doing to make it. Am I right? No? (I didn't think … [Read more...]

Impromptu Tea Bag

Crushed Mint Leaves

Let us say that like me, you use loose tea and you do not always want to pour it through a strainer before drinking the tea. You make not just one cup of tea, but instead, a whole pot of tea with your … [Read more...]