Category Archives: Recipe

DIY Foaming Handsoap

As I said before, i have been working hard to replace some of the basic items we use in our home with homemade versions. I love my essential oils and love removing some of the crazy ingredients. I am not … Continue reading

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Making Lip Balm

I love my essential oils. I have been working hard at replacing many of the health and beauty products we buy with ones that we make. I finally decided to take on lip balm. I bought 50 of the cute … Continue reading

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Last night we made ricotta gnocchi. All I can say is wow! It was so quick and easy! Much faster than potato gnocchi-which mind you I have only made once, so I am not writing it off. But at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Cream Soda, attempt 1

With my DH brewing beer these days, I had to try my hand at some good old fashioned cream soda. Don’t worry, we will be trying root beer and sarsaparilla sodas, too. But tonight, the cream soda is in progress. … Continue reading

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Fish Salad

We are in St. Louis, MO on our way home. I can’t wait to sleep in my own bed tomorrow night. We have been eating a fair amount of good food. Our favorite of the trip home has been the … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap

It’s Monday. How was your weekend? Mine was busy, hectic and a little bit crazy. I spent Friday in a horribly dry and boring continuing education class…a day of statistics isn’t my idea of a good time. Friday night we … Continue reading

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Off the Wagon

On Friday, I fell off the gluten free wagon. I had pizza, and donuts and croutons…It was wonderful! As you may remember I have been avoiding gluten for about a month because of some food sensitivity testing I had done. … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Last nights dinner was disappointing at best. Sure it looks yummy, but it was only okay. Nothing spectacular and certainly nothing to write home (or blog) about. The parsnips had a funky taste, but the sweet potatoes were good. The … Continue reading

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Adventures in Pancakes

My family LOVES pancakes. With the no wheat restriction in full force, there are some options. When you add in no eggs, the pickings are slim. Today I am trying to combine a couple of different recipes. Version 1: (Paleo) … Continue reading

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Here we go

Thanks to my friend Ms. Giggles, here I am. I have tried blogging before, with some success, but my biggest issue has been dealing with mechanics of it. The site I was using was NOT user friendly. Ms. Giggles has … Continue reading

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