18+ Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas To Make Your Morning Better

It can be hard getting a healthy breakfast and getting out the door on time in the morning! Check out over 18 great make-ahead breakfast options! #recipes

As I’ve mentioned before, breakfast is always the hardest meal for me to get on the table.  We have a couple of make-ahead breakfast recipes, like crockpot oatmeal and breakfast burritos, that we enjoy frequently, but I still turn to cereal more often than I like to admit.  We’re trying to cut down on processed … Continue reading

How To Chop An Onion Like A Boss (And Without Crying)

You don't need a special kitchen gadget to chop an onion, just a good knife, a cutting board and this technique. #kitchenhack #kitchentip #onions

Years ago, at my wedding reception, I sang “Any Man Of Mine” by Shania Twain to my very surprised new husband.  I don’t think he understood the full weight of the line “When I cook him dinner and I burn it black, he’d better say, ‘mmm, I like it like … Continue reading

How To Make Powdered Laundry Detergent Without Grating Soap

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Last week, as I was grating a bar of soap to make another batch of homemade laundry detergent, I decided that there had to be a better way.  So, after a little poking around on-line, I learned that Ivory soap expands and turns to a foam when heated in the … Continue reading

Screen Doors. How I Added Character To A Boring Hardware Store Door.

Screen doors are essential to any farmhouse. Read how to add character to a boring hardware store door. #diy #screendoor #farmhouses

Few things make me think of simpler times like the screech and bang of a screen door.  My thoughts immediately migrate to homemade pies, barefoot summers, and snapping green beans.  So, I decided early on that a screen door is an essential part of our farm house.  However, my many searches for old screen … Continue reading

Easy Sausage Gravy (Plus A Freezer Recipe)

This sausage gravy is easy to make and will remind you of grandma's home cooking! Even better, the recipe gives freezer instructions for a quick, hot breakfast! #biscuitsandgravy #sausagegravy #homecooking

I love old movies!  I love getting a peek into how life might have been before we became so industrialized as a nation.  One thing that has always fascinated me is how the whole town seemed to look forward to the County Fair.  The whole family would load up their … Continue reading