As the nights get longer, leading up to the Winter Solstice and Christmastime, one of our family traditions includes reading a book related to Christmas, Winter, Hanukkah, Yule, Kwanzaa, or simply being kind to others every evening. It helps us count down the days to Christmas Eve, and to celebrate the Return of Light to […]
When someone says they eat “real food” what on earth do they mean? And does that mean that they will probably be less than thrilled with the average box of holiday chocolate? (Hint: Yes.) However, I have created a list of seven things that I wish someone had bought ME when I started my real […]
Chicken soup good for colds and flu. It’s the ultimate comfort food. It’s great for cold nights, and chilly afternoons. You can even have it for breakfast if you like. With all the different chicken soup recipes out there, there is bound to be one that fits your mood (and the ingredients you have on […]
I might be a city girl now, but I quite literally grew up in the middle of an apple orchard. Every year we go back and wind up picking more apples than any sensible person can use. Fortunately, I have a great list of recipes that use apples!
When fall rolls around it is Pumpkin Spice Time, like it or not. This is a great list of healthy and healthy-ish pumpkin and pumpkin spice recipes, including desserts, coffee, and even how to make your own pumpkin puree, and how to roast seeds.
Who doesn’t love it when they get home and find dinner all done and waiting for them? If you have a crock pot, this can be a regular occurrence! Here is a great list of crock pot recipes from breakfasts to dinner and everything in between!