Did you know that children who eat at least five times together as a family are at a lower risk for poor eating habits, substance abuse, and perform better in school? You can read the full reports here. One of the things I admire most about the Amish is how they work together as a… Read More
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In December we did the 21 Days of Favorite Family Recipes to help you celebrate the holidays with new tasty treats from our favorite traditions. That was my warm up for the real cooking of January. My son is home from college for three weeks. All the Christmas coking is fun, but it is the… Read More
It’s a week into the New Year and already people are hard at work trying to lose weight, get more exercise, or attain some other health goal that they’ve set for the year. Fitness centers get flooded with new members and the sale of “diet” foods and “diet” programs peaks. But does a healthier lifestyle… Read More
We hope you’ve enjoyed our 21 Days of Favorite Family Recipes and glimpses of the holidays with our families! We’ll be back next year with new posts! 21 Days of Favorite Family Recipes Day 1: Sunbonnet Cake with Vannetta Chapman Day 2: Bacon, Egg, & Cheese Casserole with Amy Clipston Day 3: Sugar Cookies with Lisa Bogart Day 4: Cheesecake with Carey Bailey… Read More
Growing up, a smile always filled my face when I went over my grandma’s house and smelled something yummy baking in the oven. One of those wonderful smells was her baked carmel corn. As Christmas neared, I had to make some. The recipe is super easy! It even works with microwaved extra butter popcorn. (I… Read More
Broccoli has been an overall favorite at our house (meaning three out of my four kids like it—pretty good stats in our family). When the children were little they used to pretend they were dinosaurs and the raw florets were trees. As they matured, they grew to like steamed broccoli with cheese sauce, and broccoli… Read More