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…

Our Fall / Winter Meal Routine 2014

Having a meal routine always makes the day run more smoothly. I glance at the menu in the morning and know if I need to pull a protein out of the freezer. I can focus on the tasks at hand during the morning because I know I have all the ingredients necessary for lunch. A few months ago, I started implementing not only the meal plan but a meal routine also. What’s a meal routine? … Read more…

Zucchini Bread {my most requested recipe}

The leaves are changing and there is a crispness to the air. Pumpkin recipes are everywhere and the seemingly confused department stores are already stocking Christmas trees. Autumn brings about many things. For me, it is the urge to bake. Baking is by far one of my very most favorite things to do. I enjoy the entire process… collecting recipes and concocting new ones, teaching my daughter the “tricks” of baking, the way it makes my … Read more…

Pumpkin Apple Pancakes {with variations}

With copious amounts of homemade pumpkin puree in my refrigerator, I have jumped on the pumpkin bandwagon! This morning made pumpkin apple pancakes.. I came up with this recipe over the past couple of days and wow, is it good. These aren’t super sweet pancakes and yes, you can actually tell there is pumpkin in them. I despise recipes that claim flavor and there is none! Ready? Here we go… Super simple ingredients.  Do you see … Read more…