Category Archives: Recipes and Tips

It’s the time of year for…egg nog!

It’s the Christmas season which means it’s time for egg nog! As I was growing up we’d have small glass of it on Christmas Eve. I sometimes started drinking it as we were decorating the Christmas tree just after Thanksgiving. That way … Continue reading

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Campfire Sausage and Eggs

Even though the summer is winding down, I wanted to share one of our favorite camping recipes. Many people have pie makers to use over the campfire to make pies, of course, but pie makers are so versatile. Just check … Continue reading

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Frozen Chocolate and Peanut Butter Covered Banana Bites

Recently I was asked to bring bananas to a family gathering. I cut up a few and put them out on the buffet, but of course with all of the other great fresh fruit available at this time of year, … Continue reading

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DIY Foaming Dish Soap

If you’re like me, you hate to run a sink full of dishwater for just a couple of items, and you don’t want to wait to wash them because they’re items that you use frequently. Sometimes it’s easier to just … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Sauce

June means it’s the middle of rhubarb season here in Minnesota. My rhubarb was growing like crazy in April and May, but now has slowed down a bit. Still, I enjoy making rhubarb sauce, pie, slush and other yummy treats … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola

When I first started my blog, it was my intention to write about beading, jewelry and other crafts, as well as cooking, recipes and household tips. I’m finally getting around to trying to figure out how to make these work … Continue reading

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