Archives for April 2014

Simple and Delicious Strawberry Freezer Jam

Finished jam
After the dreadfully long and frigid winter we had, I felt we needed some fresh strawberry freezer jam!  I don’t think there is anyone who isn’t jumping for joy that there is sunshine in our lives again! And along with that sunshine, there comes all the fabulous signs of spring like beautiful strawberries! Continue reading “Simple and Delicious Strawberry Freezer Jam” »

Homemade Bread and Butter Refrigerator Pickles

Beach days are amazing, but there is little else that gets me as excited for the summer as making homemade bread and butter refrigerator pickles. Every year, there is the moment that makes you realize that summer is right around the corner. Maybe it’s when you put out your flowers, or mow your grass, or get to go to the beach for the first time. But for me, it’s when I make my first batch of pickles. Continue reading “Homemade Bread and Butter Refrigerator Pickles” »

Super Simple Fudge

IngredientsHave you ever gone to the fair, and on the way out, you stop at the fudge booth and stock up on a couple pounds of chocolate for the trip home?  It’s like a county fair delicacy.  Melts in your mouth.  Chocolatey, sweet, amazing goodness.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you could make your own?  Something quick and easy, and still tastes simply divine?  Well now you can make this county fair goodie at home in just a few simple steps!  Consider this a gift.  You’re welcome! 😉 Continue reading “Super Simple Fudge” »

30 Things My Kids Should Know: 5 Things That Make Me Happiest

My 3 lovesOver the last few years, I’ve completely revamped my life.  The world I was living in was no longer home.  I felt like I wasn’t living, but merely surviving.  Continue reading “30 Things My Kids Should Know: 5 Things That Make Me Happiest” »

Kicking My Kid Out of Bed

ladybug sleepingOkay okay….I didn’t literally kick her out of bed.  But I did quit letting her sleep in mine.  And I have to say…It was honestly easier than I anticipated.  Continue reading “Kicking My Kid Out of Bed” »

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