Category Archives: food/recipes

Apple Picking and Pumpkin Finding.

Our trip to the Catskills was wonderful and the grand finale was a stop on the way home to pick apples. Traditions are important to a person’s sense of belonging and military kids have many of the typical traditions stripped … Continue reading

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Plan To Eat – Black Friday Sale

Plan-To-Eat Black Friday Sale: Half-off!! $20. I have so many thoughts running through my mind, but for the moment, I want to share about a tool that has revolutionized my life!  PlanToEat is making my meal planning so much easier. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Delights!

Super fast post because I’m off duty today.  By that, I mean I’m not supposed to be spending time on FB or emails or anywhere else but on my life. I’m having special guests tonight and Hayden and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Shred Chicken FAST

How to easily shred four pounds of chicken in two minutes without doing any work at all. My sweet friend Christie P. told me about this idea.  She got the idea from Marathon Mom, Brandy.  I thought Brandy’s brilliance needed to … Continue reading

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We moved into this apartment in December of 2009 and the unit above ours was empty. It stayed that way for quite some time, and I prayed often that either it remain empty or it was filled with great a … Continue reading

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Blue Friday

I have never done the Black Friday shopping thing nor do I ever want to.  I prefer to spend my day after Thanksgiving converting our fall house into a Christmas house. Our favorite tradition has always been to go to … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 24 (skinny people)

Many of my friends are skinny and don’t have to work at it.  They can eat all they want and never gain an ounce.  I envy them. Today I saw a skinny girl exercising in the gym.  I thought, “GIRRRRLLLL, … Continue reading

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Moving news…

As is necessary when facing a PCS, there are steps to be taken that will help our family get from one side of the earth to the other.  This week we have gotten our DEROS set, flights scheduled, and our … Continue reading

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Apple Picking Day!

This morning I woke up to the most beautiful fall temperatures and I was thrilled because today was our homeschool group’s apple picking field trip! We loaded up our van and headed out to Appel-Hallel farm.  I was excited because … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Quesadillas.

I finally came up with a recipe all on my own!  And what’s funny is that it probably came out a bit differently than I expected because of a cold I have coming on.  Bet you’re wondering what my cold … Continue reading

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