Every home needs a “go-to” chocolate chip cookie recipe. Mema has her Famous Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. And this is mine. Gooey on the inside. The perfect crisp on the outside. These don’t long in my house. I hope you enjoy them too! Is there really a more classic treat than a chocolate chip cookie?Continue reading “Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies”
Growing up, my Mother and I would make orange pomanders every year. This little tradition is perhaps one of my favorite Christmas activities for a few reasons. One, I am a sucker for decorating with the natural elements – dried orange garlands and eucalyptus wreaths adorn my home well past the Christmas season. Decorating withContinue reading “Orange Pomanders & Keeping Christmas Simple”
Even a simple cup of hot cocoa can bring a family together and create lasting memories. Creating and participating in traditions gives us the opportunity to grow closer as a family. It creates a feeling of comfort and belonging. When we are a part of something meaningful and significant it makes us feel accepted and loved.Continue reading “Hot Cocoa Made with Love”
Starting to cook with fresh milled flour takes some adjusting to if you’ve been baking with all purpose flour for a while. But don’t worry – we’ve made a little tip sheet to help get you started!
Food, you can’t live without it! A healthy balance of food is very important to me. When I was about 40 years old, I heard Rex Russell, M.D., the author of What the Bible Says About Healthy Living, doing an interview on the radio. He explained how his health issues brought him to do his own researchContinue reading “My Journey to Whole Wheat”
This is a recipe that is beloved amongst my grandchildren – which just brings me so much joy! It’s of the recipes they say is one of their favorites. In comparison to my traditional pancake recipe, there is a little extra work involved in this one with grating the apples, but trust me, it isContinue reading “Fresh Flour Apple Pancakes”