Getting Ready for NorPac Christmas Party

Last friday was our annual NorPac Christmas Party! We started out the day finishing making dessert & appetizers! Here are the boys helping us make some choco crunch treats & almond bark... super fast easy and yummy treat for little ones to help with!Choco Crunch Treats:equal parts milk chocolate chips & butterscotch chips- melted...stir in crunchy chow mein noodles and drop on wax paper to harden!Almond Bark:Roast Almonds... melt chocolate chips over med low heat.... [...]

By |December 20th, 2010|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes|0 Comments

Kelsey’s Kale Scramble

While Kelsey can not take all the credit for these eggs because sooo (my postpartum nurse-midwife, Isaac, Keziah & Kelsey) many blessed people have served me in making these eggs...I am so thankful to her for all the dozens of mornings she has made these for me and with different variations. They are delicious as well as nutritious...A MUST TRY!Kelsey's Kale ScrambleIngredients:Eggs, chopped kale, diced onion, kelp & salt mixture, pepper, diced tomatoes, & diced [...]

By |October 1st, 2010|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes|0 Comments

Austin’s Stuffed Apples!

A few nights ago Austin and I made these stuffed apples with left over pie crust dough....they turned out soooo yummy!Here is the recipe:4 apples1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup walnuts (chopped up)1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1/2 cup butter or margarineCore out the apples, mix all the ingredients together and stuff the apples. Wrap the apples in pie dough, bake in a buttered dish at 375 degrees for 17 minutes.Enjoy!

By |October 14th, 2009|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes, Home School|1 Comment

Our 2nd Last Supper

  Last year we celebrated Maunday Thursday by having a Passover Meal together. It was such an awesome time of reflection and really helped to make the crucifixion real to the kids so we decided to make it a tradition.  Our 2nd Year Passover Menu: Unleavened Tortillas Grapes Potatoe Latkes Garlic & Onion Baked Tilipia Charoset Recipe for Charoset: 3 med. sweet apples grated 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup grape juice or red sweet [...]

Juicing with Kids

Yesterday we made a yummy new juice. Here is the recipe! 1 red beet 2 long slices of pineapple 1 pear 1 tangelo half a lemon with rind Another family favorite is: 1 cucumber 1 pear about 2 cups of pineapple The great thing about the juicer is that you can't go wrong... everything I have tried tastes so yummy! I really love this one: a handful of carrots 1 cucumber 2 granny smith apples [...]

By |April 3rd, 2009|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes|0 Comments

New Ways to Cook Salmon

My Kids love Fish... Especially Salmon but cooking it the same way... even if it is good can get a bit old after a while. The last 6 months or so I have tried a few different recipes and these are our favorite in order from most favorite to still awesome but not the best.Just a little note about trying new recipes:Being a mom of little ones it can get real difficult for me to [...]

By |January 1st, 2009|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes|1 Comment

It’s The Season To…

Make Cookies, Fudge & Candy...Pack & Ship Cookies, Cards, & Gifts...To Wrestle & Dance to Christmas Music...To Think & Pray for & Help Others in Need!This year our church made Hope to others Bags for us to keep in our car ready to give to those less fortunate. A good idea for all year round that we will be adopting! How powerful to meet the needs of people even in this small way. If you [...]

By |December 16th, 2008|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes, Home School, Scrapbook, Traditions|3 Comments

Fun Food Friday

My home grown chef, Kelsey, loves to try new recipes. This Potato Latkes Recipe was a huge hit with everyone tonight.... fun and easy to make too! Kelsey did everything, with the exception of mincing the onions of course.Potato Latkes RecipeYou'll need: -2 cups grated potatoes-1/2 small onion chopped finely- tsp salt - 1 tblsp flour -1 tsp baking powder -1 egg, beaten well - 1/4 cup oil Instructions1. Mix together potato, onion, salt. 2. [...]

By |April 26th, 2008|Blog, Cooking/ Recipes|1 Comment