Our Weekend in Pictures

Salsa making.  Having family over.  Squeezing out the last bit of goodness from the backyard garden.   Stuffing the freezer with fruit for Parker’s blenderized diet.  Working on special needs homeschooling activities.  That was our weekend.  How was yours?   Peppers from the garden headed to the salsa pot. The salsa pot filled with yet another […]

Dehydrating Bananas

Dehydrating bananas.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and never got around to it until…..well, now.  While at Costco yesterday I found bananas @.49 cents a pound.   They aren’t organic, but that is okay.  With their thick skins I don’t sweat it if I purchase conventional bananas.  Plus the organic […]

Homemade Cleaner Recipe

I had a bit of a moment of panic  when I went to grab a few pictures of the ingredients of today’s homemade cleaner recipe and my camera wouldn’t work.  Could you hear me hyperventilating from where you are?  I wanted to cry and scream at the world.  Then it dawned on me.  Uh…..when was […]

Granny Bread: A Homemade Bread Recipe

Around this joint all the grocery stores sell Granny Bread.  It’s soft, squishy, spongy white bread.  People love it.  I remember when you could buy it at the Day Old Store for a whopping .80 cents a loaf.  Then all the grocery stores got together to complain that they couldn’t match the Day Old Store […]

Grocery Challenge

Rigel leaves to go into the MTC on August 28th.  Washington, Seattle will be where he will serve.  I’m actually gonna miss this kid.  Because families pay about $400.00 a month for what their Missionaries need while in the field, I’ve got to whittle our grocery budget down  about $150.oo a month. This is a […]

Defining Enough

Tuesday Parker, our nurse and I stopped by on the way home from his feeding therapy at Kid to Kid to see if the Little Tykes Rocking Horse  they had was big enough for our Brave Hero to add to his list of items we use to provide him with vestibular input. It was too […]