Apple Banana Nut Overnight Crock Pot Oatmeal

  Today is Sunday, and Sunday means church. Each Sunday morning try to get up extra early, take a shower, and get ready before the babes get up. Like most of my days, it begins the night before. I’ve been working my way through Homemaking Ministries’ Free eCourse- Finding Joy in Your Home: Essential Habits for Christian Homemakers. One of the things she mentions in her videos is getting breakfast ready the night before. I … Read more…

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls ~ Large Family Style

Homemade cinnamon rolls are a favorite and Sunday staple around here. The recipe below makes enough to fill 2 – 9 x 13s. I usually put one in the freezer for later and the other we eat immediately or the next morning. Homemade Cinnamon Rolls This recipe is adapted from Heavenly Homemakers. For the rolls: 1 cup warm water 2 Tb yeast 2 Tb honey 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup honey 2 1/2 cups milk … Read more…

Biscuits for lunch

So, I’m 13 weeks pregnant and the cravings have officially set in. The other day it was tacos and carrot cake. Today. . . it was biscuits. I’ve recently stumbled upon The Cafe Sucre Farine. I’ve already made the Italian Meatballs and  the Best Ever Marinara Sauce which were both incredible. I made the delicious combo last night for supper. Just thinking about them now makes me want to go heat up the leftovers. After perusing … Read more…

How to Make Homemade “Cream of” Soup Substitutions (cream of chicken, cream of mushroom and cream of celery)

Learning how to make homemade “cream of” soup substitutions was one of the many things I had to do when starting the journey of eating real food. While the canned counterparts may be super convenient, they are often chemical laden and honestly just don’t taste that great. I’ve made many, many different recipes for the following three soups and hands down, these are the best.   Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup This recipe makes the … Read more…

Sausage, Peppers and Potatoes- A Family Favorite

Being a family of 7 means that there are bound to be some hiccups in our daily plans, which means quick, delicious dinners are a must. There are a few favorites in our family meal routine that we could eat several nights a week and no one would complain. The ingredients for those meals are staples in our home so I know I always have what I need for those “hiccup” meals. Sausage, peppers and potatoes is one … Read more…