Recipe | Banana Bread

This banana bread is highly requested and goes fast when I make it (which is pretty often these days). My teenagers and toddler gobble it up quick, which is definitely a compliment. Here’s what you need to make my banana bread: Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine 1 egg or 1/4 cup egg beaters … Continue reading Recipe | Banana Bread

Christmas Cookies and Screaming

I made Christmas cookies with Samuel yesterday. I had forgotten just how much arm strength is needed for dough made with butter! They turned out cute cute and yummy. We may have overdone it the sprinkles but hey, it’s Christmas. 😉 I was relieved and impressed last night when Isabella learned the word/sign for “ball” … Continue reading Christmas Cookies and Screaming

Asparagus and a Broken Wrist

I went grocery shopping on Thursday morning with Joshua and Elizabeth. It went great and left me feeling really encouraged. In the afternoon, I took Samuel and Isabella to the zoo. We had a really nice time although it was pretty chilly! Samuel had fun making a Christmas ornament and a homemade card at one … Continue reading Asparagus and a Broken Wrist

Recipe | Teriyaki Chicken & Rice

This homemade version of teriyaki chicken has amazing flavor and just the right amount of kick. My husband and I love it, and so do our teenagers. This recipe makes a (very) filling dinner for four adults. Ingredients 2 lbs chicken tenderloin, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 ½ cups rice + 3 cups water 12 oz … Continue reading Recipe | Teriyaki Chicken & Rice

Brussel Sprouts and Learning to Stand

Isabella is pulling herself to standing really easily now, and most of the time that’s how we find her. She is ten and a half months old. Unfortunately, she’s having a bit of a problem in the diaper area. She doesn’t seem to be processing solid food that well (or maybe it’s something(s) I’m eating) … Continue reading Brussel Sprouts and Learning to Stand

Recipe| Deviled Eggs (and How to Boil the Perfect Egg)

When I meal plan, I choose dinners (of course) but I also include all other kinds of food I’m wanting to make in the coming week. Things like desserts, snacks and side dishes. This week, one of the extras was deviled eggs, which I haven’t made in a long time. It's been nice having them … Continue reading Recipe| Deviled Eggs (and How to Boil the Perfect Egg)