Our Slice of Urban Homesteading

I grow most of my food and keep my chickens in my backyard. It is so much fun! My chickens are a huge flock of six, and my bountiful...

How To Keep Garden Greens Fresh

I have been asked several times how I keep my fresh grown garden lettuce so crisp. Many have a hard time w ith lettuce totally wilting to...

Apple Pie Minis

It started out fun, a bit romantic, and very beautiful window scenery.  A thousand days later, we are still locked up in our huts only to...

Like Grandma's Cinnamon Rolls

I wasn't as lucky as most of my cousins, I didn't live down the street from Grandma, but I did get to visit each summer and at Christmas...

How We Yeast Roll

Huh? What do you mean I still haven't blogged about those rolls? I should have done this long ago. This simple yeast roll recipe I think...

Gooey Blueberry Cobbler Bars

My kids love cobbler! I take it to a lot of functions. Church, friend's houses, family get-togethers. That is why I am so excited about...

Gooey Blueberry Cobbler Bars

My kids love cobbler! I take it to a lot of functions. Church, friend's houses, family get-togethers. That is why I am so excited about...

LIL' DEBBIE'S CREAM PIES

Oh my goodness, you guys, when I ran across this recipe I was taken back many years to when I walked to R.E. Thompson Elementary School,...

CREAM PIES LIKE LITTLE DEBBIE

Oh my goodness, you guys, when I ran across this recipe I was taken back many years to when I walked to R.E. Thompson Elementary School,...

RED RIBBON PIZZA SAUCE

Once I finally arrived at a good and easy pizza crust recipe, it was only natural to start experimenting with the sauce. My first pizza...

PERFECT PIZZA CRUST

This is not a sourdough recipe, but it's very good. At the time I took this picture I was not thinking about a blog so this is the only...

Soaked Oats & Berries Smoothie

I have read that soaked oats are better for you than cooked oats because of something called resistant starches, which are the starches...

Marry Maddie Cookies

Casey is Hub's little brother. We sure do love that kid! Well, he is not really a kid, he is actually a grown man who fights fires and...

Cucamelons are a Fall Fruit

I caved to the peer pressure and got on the mouse melon, (aka:cucamelon) wagon last Spring. I wanted a living tee-pee and used the...