Food

How to Meal Plan for Camping

How to Meal Plan for Camping

Camping is a great way to spend time with family and friends and get away from the rest of the world. When we unplug and move to take ourselves away from the things in life that stress us, we get an opportunity to see the […]

Oil and Water Dyed Easter Eggs

Oil and Water Dyed Easter Eggs

Hippity hop, Easter’s on its way! Dyed eggs are a staple for every Easter dinner (and lunch the following week). Kids love to make them, and adults love the eat them! These bright, speckled eggs are made with items you probably already have in your […]

Easy Acorn Cookies for Fall

Easy Acorn Cookies for Fall

These easy acorn cookies are adorable and truly simple to make. They would be fun to add to a Thanksgiving dessert table or a fall birthday party. You don’t need a special occasion to make easy acorn cookies though. My two-year-old son becomes more interested […]

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

Instant Pot Candied Pecans

My husband cannot walk past anyone selling candied nuts in the mall or at a festival. The smells lures him in, and he ends up buying multiple servings to take some home. It is one of his guilty pleasures. Now that we live in a […]

Panera Bread Green Tea Copycat Recipe

Panera Bread Green Tea Copycat Recipe

Panera Bread green tea is the best! The closest one is 45 minutes away from our rural homestead, so I figured out how to make my own. It is SO easy too! Plus it doesn’t have any added sugar. This sweet tea loving gal was […]

Instant Pot Blueberry Jam with Only 2 Ingredients

Instant Pot Blueberry Jam with Only 2 Ingredients

Instant pot blueberry jam is easy to make, and it only has two ingredients! There is no added sugar or anything you can’t pronounce. Put this blueberry jam on biscuits, toast, and my personal favorite, waffles. My toddler wants it for every meal. The nicest […]

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Copycat Recipe

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits Copycat Recipe

Do you love the cheddar biscuits at Red Lobster? We certainly do! They are on the short list of things we miss since moving to a rural area. The closest Red Lobster is over an hour away, so we learned how to make them at […]

Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Foil Packet Camping Meals You’ll Love

Keep meal planning easy with these 20 foil packet camping meals. Cook them over a fire, on a grill, or even in your RV oven. All ingredients can be prepped in advance, and there is no messy pan to clean. Foil packet meals are great […]

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores Popcorn Balls

S’mores aren’t just for camping. These S’mores popcorn balls are fun to make and eat anywhere. Using graham cracker cereal in place of the graham crackers is pretty clever. Warning: They are addicting. I bet you can’t eat just one! Ingredients: 1 bag Microwave Natural […]

Summer Egg Salad Easy Recipe

Summer Egg Salad Easy Recipe

Making summer egg salad is a great way to put all the fresh eggs from your chickens to use. It’s easy, affordable, and this recipe has fewer calories because the mayonnaise is supplemented with yogurt. Whip up this quick summer egg salad to bring to […]

Breakfast Eggs – 20 New Ways to Eat Eggs for Breakfast

Breakfast Eggs – 20 New Ways to Eat Eggs for Breakfast

The best part of raising chickens is collecting and EATING their delicious eggs. They are rich and creamy and packed with flavor unlike eggs you buy at the grocery store. With less cholesterol and higher nutritional value, eggs from free ranging chickens are healthier too. […]

23 Smoker Recipes

23 Smoker Recipes

Meat cooked in a smoker is heavenly, but did you know you can bake cake in a smoker? ┬áReally! Now that we are stationary, we purchased a secondhand smoker and a load of wood. ┬áThese are our favorite recipes to make in a smoker, and […]