Could You Use a Few More Recipes?

Now THAT’s a Real Cookie 2 cups butter, softened 4 cups whole wheat flour 3 cups honey 3 eggs 2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 4 cups rolled oats 1 ½ cups raisins 1 cup chopped nuts 1 ½ cup chopped apple Beat butter and honey together. Add eggs and beat. Add halfContinue reading “Could You Use a Few More Recipes?”

What would your mother do? Make do!

What can one mom even do to make a difference? We moms need to know this. This is a short series about all the huge little things moms do. It’s not a contest, but let’s all tell about our memories of those little things that mean so much, that only moms know how to doContinue reading “What would your mother do? Make do!”

Mary and Martha and Me

When I Was a Turkey Several years ago our family tried a Thanksgiving experiment. Instead of buying our Thanksgiving dinner, we only priced it and sent the amount to a mission. We then asked God to give us a meal from His own hand that we could see was especially from Him. In our minds,Continue reading “Mary and Martha and Me”

Don’t Can in the Fall?

Some of the best canning I know of happens in the fall. I love canning quick breads to use for fancy fun, such as those delicate get-togethers where our mothers used to wear white gloves and hats, where the napkins are real and the butter is whipped and the goodies are all made from scratch.Continue reading “Don’t Can in the Fall?”

Our Thanksgiving Habit

One thing we do every year, almost as a habit, is smoke a turkey for Thanksgiving. A huge turkey. I’ve posted about it before, but this year we will make two of them, and I got photos for ya! So here goes: 1. Thaw, trim, and rinse turkey. 2. Pour charcoal into fuel portion of smoker.Continue reading “Our Thanksgiving Habit”