You probably think this version of chard chicken involves a grill...or that I spelled chard wrong. Nope! I just used some chard from my CSA box with some chicken thighs from a local farmer and made something new. It was amazing! My kids even ate some. Whoa! It turns out that cooked chard is close … Continue reading Chard Chicken
I LOVE Tuesdays! Ever since I got my first box of fresh produce last week I am hooked! Each week gives me a challenge and lets my family and I explore new foods. This week we recieved this box 2 lettuces- Romaine and I think butter 2 bunches of green onions 1 bag of spring … Continue reading CSA Share Round 2
Gnocchi are becoming a staple in my house. When we make mashed potatoes I just cook the whole bag of potatoes because gnocchi are easy to make with leftovers and freeze well for later. This is probably the fourth time we've made them and I've figured out a thing or two about what works and … Continue reading Gnocchi, Love, and Pasta Sauce
Composting is a great way to put old vegetation and newspaper to good use. The kids and I are planning a garden and I'd really like to give my plants a good boost of nutrient rich compost to grow on. I composted kitchen scraps last year, but I didn't have the right supplies and it … Continue reading Composting with Worms
He/she is in no hurry...and I shouldn't be either.
I haven't been blogging much these last few weeks. There is just too much anticipation and the kids and I haven't been doing all that much homeschooling either. They have been doing the basics and we finished up our last field trip. They helped me make galaxy paintings and have learned a little weaving in … Continue reading 39 Weeks and it’s Palm Sunday!
For the last 10 years I have been meaning to take my kids to see how maple syrup is made. Most of us know that maple syrup comes from maple trees, but how exactly do they get it from the tree? How does it become maple syrup? Our local metro parks is having a series … Continue reading Maple Sugaring- Pure Michigan
My favorite part of homeschooling is teaching my kids how to cook. Just the other day, when Elijah and I made banana bread, we sat down to eat the fresh, hot baked goodness and he says to me, "I can't believe that was just a bunch of goop a few hours ago!" I've been working … Continue reading Ba-ba-banana Bread!
I'm 36 weeks pregnant today and last week's adventures have me so exhausted! I was busy everyday last week, ALL day! Now that I have time, I get to write about the rest of last week's best adventure. From start to finish, our Mock Olympics took about 6 hours, including the making of the laurel … Continue reading Mock Olympics-2018-Part 2