Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

Why I Can ~ And Why You Should Too

I am often asked why I take the time for home canning and dehydrating foods during the summer months. Here’s what I tell them, just in case you were interested too. What’s in your jar? The most important reason is that when I “put up” foods at home I know exactly what is in it. I try […]

Asparagus Soup ~ Fresh, Healthy, & Full of Flavor

Asparagus Soup ~ Fresh, Healthy, & Full of Flavor

Asparagus soup is great for those spring evenings when it’s not acting like spring. It’s wonderfully rich and flavorful, and healthy too! The stars have aligned, my friends. So get set, grab your aprons, and…go! Pin for later Creamy Asparagus Soup 2 lbs fresh asparagus and all those pesky end pieces you threw in the […]

Menu Planning ~ What It Is and How To Do It

Menu Planning ~ What It Is and How To Do It

One of the most important things I did when my kids were young was menu plan. It was important for 2 main reasons: #1. It kept me from blowing my grocery budget; and #2. It kept me from losing my sanity…ish. 🙂 As a single mom and a full-time college student, finances were crazy tight. We […]