Two 10-minute recipes for your home table ~ one savory, one sweet

My parents lived frugally, paid cash for everything and fully provided a college education for my brothers and me. To that end, we almost always ate at home.

So, for years, I thought home cooking was about saving money — which it definitely is! But I came to appreciate that homemade food really is the best. Now, when I want to treat myself, I take the time to cook and enjoy good food prepared well in my own kitchen. Continue reading “Two 10-minute recipes for your home table ~ one savory, one sweet”

Featured video: First Tomato, #1702

We step into the garden to find a ripe tomato for lunch, then read Rosemary Wells’ sweet story about the transforming power of imagination in “First Tomato,” from the Voyage to the Bunny Planet set of three short stories, then enjoy a leisurely look out the Seasons of Parenting Nature Window where Bunny makes a brief appearance, our chipmunks place chase, and the birds try to get a few seeds when the squirrels aren’t swinging on the feeders! Enjoy!

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Fun cookie tip!


Getting an early start on cookie baking for friends and family this year? It’s easy enough to arrange plates and tins of flat cookies that stack and wrap easily, but I needed a way to store and transport the slidey unstackables. This works well! Continue reading “Fun cookie tip!”