Valentine Day dipped oreo’s

Is everyone ready for valentine’s day?  Well we are, I had a great day making these decadent oreo cookies with my daughter Emma, it’s hard sometimes to spend time with your kids, between all the activities, school and work. Our lives are busy but it’s so important to stop and slow down, take a deep…

Chocolate chip loaf

I had intended on these being a chocolate chip bread/loaf but my loaf pan was in the dishwasher so you can make them either way but if you make muffins they only make 10. can we talk a little about my love for bread, for about 7 years I thought I had a gluten allergy I…

christmas pretzel rods​

these sweet and salty dessert is just the thing you need for a little pick me up this holiday season, it a great gift to put someone in the holiday spirit and will send there taste buds spinning with joy.   you wouldn’t think that these big salty treats could make memories for your family but…

chocolate pecan butter

it is such a challenge sometime to feed your kids healthy food, and trying to feed them at all. I know I have a hard time finding the balance. my daughter loves Nutella but it’s not the healthiest for her and with her younger sister watching her older sisters every move I don’t really want her…

Vegetable soup with rice

this recipe is so simple, easy and quick to make and will make you want to eat your vegetables. 2 large carrots (diced) 2 sticks of celery (diced) 1 carton of mushrooms 2 c frozen peas 32oz vegetable broth 1/2 onion (diced) 2 cloves of garlic (diced) 1 c of uncooked rice salt and pepper…

chia seed bowl

On my journey back to being a full-time vegetarian I am discovering how simple it can be. I am starting with the basics, and winter is a great time to find a simple and wide variety of seed, nuts, fruit, vegetable. like sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, broccoli, squash, apples, bananas I think you get the…

Holiday treat roundup

I know yet another roundup but this, one has to be my favorite. Christmas cookies, who doesn’t like cookies and better yet what about Christmas cookies and desserts they make the house smell amazing any time of the year but around the holidays the home is filled with smells of cinnamon spice, nutmeg, clove, and ginger. make the…

2018 is almost gone WOW!

I DID UPDATE THIS A LITTLE  TOOK SOMETHINGS OUT AND ADD SOMETHINGS I THINK IT NEEDED SORRY IF ANYONE WAS HURT OR ANGERED BY THIS JUST TRYING TO DOCUMENT MY JOURNEY. I thought I would share what the year has been for my 2 girls and me.  I don’t want anyone to think I am…

thanksgiving day recipes roundup

hello everyone, I want to do a Thanksgiving recipe roundup for the upcoming holiday. thanksgiving is one of the holidays I try and make special for my 2 girls nowadays we don’t have turkey because it’s just the 3 of us and we can’t eat a whole turkey on our own, and it’s also very expensive so to…

feeding my family on a small budget

I thought I might share how I feed my family on a small budget. my family dynamic is a little different then the normal I guess. but I think it’s becoming more normal then people think. I am a single mom of 2 girls age 9 and 2 I also watch a toddler and as of…