Holiday season is upon us, beginning with an often overlooked Thanksgiving. I work really hard with my son to learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving - how the Mayflower made it to America and the union created between pilgrims and Indians and that we have to be thankful for all that we have. I often … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
I say moose because that's what I used, but this recipe can use ground beef or even chicken if you wanted to. In my house we hunt and fish, utilize what our land has to offer. It was one of those nights I wanted pasta but I wanted something I have never made before. Thank … Continue reading Moose Rigatoni Skillet
If you're a crazy involved mom like I am, you loooooove snack day! Once a month I provide snack for my sons classroom, there's enough kiddies that it's only once a month. I enjoy "Pinteresting" new ideas or coming up with my own trail mixes. Lots of parents just buy a box of whatever - … Continue reading Snack Day at School
As moms we are told to be superheroes, invincible, always at the ready -at least that's how society pushes us. When somedays we don't meet that mark. We feel beaten, tired, drowned in the day to day routines. With the beginning months of my son's life I suffered minute PPD. It lasted a very short … Continue reading Postpartum Depression
I am a sucker for fresh vegetables. Now that its winter here in Alaska we rely heavily on frozen because even our "fresh" isn't that fresh by the time it arrives. I lucked out though on some good produce the other day and couldn't resist! A huge part of all our meals are vegetables. I … Continue reading Roasted Vegetables
Coming up with new ideas that become amazing hits in my house is the greatest feeling. I grew up with smothered, fryed pork chops, so its something I often crave. But, I aim for less smothered in gravy and more lighter styles and sides. These were a huge hit and I couldn't wait to share … Continue reading Panko Baked Pork Chops
I've shared this recipe years ago, but as holidays are approaching I figure I'd share again! I looooove cookies - which is why I don't make them as often as my kids or husband would like. If theres cookies, I will be eating them. And these cookies are easy and delicious! Ingredients: 1 c. Sugar … Continue reading Best chocolate chip cookies