spoon of guilt free jam

The last time my produce drawer was a bit too full, I made a guilt-free jam, that I absolutely loved!

Jul 5, 2022


Loading up the landfill Emptying the container of my typical laundry soap, it hit me home much waste is generated just in the laundry soap container itself. That lead to, homemade laundry detergent! The average family of 4 persons in the United States of America performs eight to 10 loads of laundry each week. That means every […]

May 26, 2022


Grandma's Zucchini Bread

Grandma’s Zucchini Bread For years I made my grandma’s zucchini bread wrong!  I followed the recipe, I just didn’t realize it was wrong.  For years we had short half full pan loafs of grandma’s zucchini bread.   I just though that was how it was supposed to be.   Then I tried a recipe for  chocolate zucchini […]

Jul 15, 2021


Cup with Bible verse

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix I have a secret to share with you. So you walk into your favorite Starbucks and order your favorite coffee, maybe a pumpkin spice latte–as soon as their available. I love to go to Starbucks, and order my favorite drink, too.  Oh, so that’s not the secret part. I actually don’t […]

Nov 23, 2020


Pumpkin Spice Granola for Fall Ahh fall! My absolute favorite season! I love nearly everything about fall! Bath and Body Works wonderful collection of fall scents! Sweater weather Soup season The beauty of the changing leaves The deliciously crisp cool mornings. And so many pumpkin spice offerings! I’ve got the perfect fall recipe for you!  […]

Sep 23, 2020


Italian Zucchini Casserole

Italian Zucchini Casserole Zucchini the most prolific veggie of summer.  It seems everywhere you can find zucchini during the summer.  And if you grow zucchini, you’re probably looking for dishes to make with it, and friends to share.  When my husband shared zucchini with a co-worker who is from a New Jersey Italian family, he […]

Aug 24, 2020


hot fudge sauce over ice cream

Ma’s Hot Fudge Sauce Friends we’re in the dog days of summer.  Heat, heat  and more heat with humidity thrown in for good measure!  Days like this make me want to be a kid again, spending the day by the pool and the enjoying some ice cream.  While I can’t help with the pool, I […]

Jul 7, 2020


Delicious Juicy Hamburgers

Delicious Juicy Hamburgers The Fourth of July is on a Saturday this year!  How awesome is that!  Everyone will be doing a little, or a lot of grilling this weekend .  Delicious juicy hamburgers are a staple of  any grilling weekend, and I have the perfect recipe for you!   To make this recipe easily […]

Jun 29, 2020


Roasted broccoli with walnuts

Roasted Broccoli with Walnuts Years ago I found this delicious recipe for orecchiette with roasted broccoli and walnuts in an issue of Real Simple Magazine.  I quickly became a fan!  I love pasta!  All kinds of pasta, except fettuccine Alfredo that I had a very unfortunate, but comical incident with in college!  Alfredo sauce is […]

May 18, 2020


Crunchy Oat Waffles

Crunchy Oat Waffles Happy Monday everyone!  The stay home order has been lifted and if you’re like me, maybe you’re heading back to work today.  If you’re lucky enough to have a leisurely weekend morning, these crunchy oat waffles make a wonderful breakfast.  They are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside with […]

May 4, 2020