Lessons from Middle School

It pays to write everything down (or tell them to Siri, if you are so lucky to have a personal assistant), especially if you are a visual or forgetful person (and I am both). Don’t be afraid to ask questions.  The greatest desire of those who teach is to see […]

Pinterest Inspired: T-Shirt Quilt

I must admit that I have become a Pinterest Junkie.  Follow me if you like and you will see that it is so.  It has not been a total waste of time, however.  I have learned so many interesting things:  how to make your own laundry detergent, how to sew […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

I love soup!  Especially on cold, blustery days.  Since today is one of those days, I’m going to share the most amazing chicken noodle soup recipe.  You need to go make some right now!  You won’t be sorry…I promise. To start with, you will need a whole chicken.  I like […]

Strawberry Yogurt Muffins

Do you remember “Muffins for Mom?”  I bet you never got muffins this yummy.  They were probably picked up from the bakery section of the grocery stored or made from those woefully inadequate muffin mixes.   And why is it that the dads get donuts?  I must say I’m a […]

Crock Pot Dump Cake

Here’s a little secret I’m going to share with you that is great to keep in the back of your mind when you are entertaining.  Make your dessert in the crockpot!  While my parents were visiting my mom and I made this great meal with finds from the local meat […]