Month: July 2020

The Best Pickled Okra

The Best Pickled Okra

My pickled okra was a huge hit, so I thought I would share it with you all. This is very easy to make, and you can change it up with different seasonings!

Why Dehydrating Is Useful

Why Dehydrating Is Useful

I get asked often why do I dehydrate food? Is it really that important? Well I went to answer and decided I will answer here. In this article I am going to share with you why I dehydrate, and what I do with the food I dehydrate. Also I will share with you reasons why dehydrating is worth your time.

Canning Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Canning Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

This cream of mushroom soup is so creamy and full of flavor. Be sure to make a big batch, so you can have plenty of leftovers for later!

Mommas, Self-Care Is Not Being Selfish

Mommas, Self-Care Is Not Being Selfish

I feel Mommas we need to chat. Let’s talk about something that we don’t talk about much, self-care. Why is it that so many moms feel guilty when we do something for ourselves? Why do moms feel like we are being selfish, when we do something for ourselves?

Budget Friendly Homemade Pancakes

Budget Friendly Homemade Pancakes

Ya’ll these pancakes are so fluffy! Now I am going to let you in a secret. I tend to change up recipes for a few reasons. First, I don’t like to shop for items I won’t use. Second, I try to use what I have on hand. Third, I need to keep on our budget. That is a biggie, to be able to stay on budget- I have to change recipes up to fit our budget. All the while still keeping them tasty.

Great Tasting Low Carb/Keto Nachos

Great Tasting Low Carb/Keto Nachos

I have been on a health/weight loss journey since the birth of my 9th, and last child. I don’t always get it right, but I am happy with how far I have come. I found a great program that fits my busy life and it gives me options.

Super Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce for Canning or Freezing

Super Easy Homemade Alfredo Sauce for Canning or Freezing

I have a lot of children, homemade alfredo sauce is a great staple to have on hand for a quick lunch. Also, I have a child in college and these make for a nice meal for him to have at his dorm.

Advice to Parents Who Don’t Have a Special Needs Child

Advice to Parents Who Don’t Have a Special Needs Child

When our daughter was born sick, that lead to a compiling list of disabilities for her. There were many things I wasn’t prepared for. For example the stares and comments of strangers as they passed by us in the grocery store. People can be brutal. Our little one is deaf, (I am not sure if this is common amongst deaf children) but she screams. Just randomly screams. She isn’t mad, she just screams and smiles. The looks oh the looks. Another very hard pill to swallow is when other parents/grandparent talks about or compares their child to yours.

Quick and Easy Meal in a Jar; Chili

Quick and Easy Meal in a Jar; Chili

Anyone love to camp, but not sit in the kitchen all day cooking? Or how about those busy moms, that have been working, or running from one appointment to another? These meals in a jar are perfect for you!! Also, we live in the South and it is hurricane season, this is a great way to get prepared.

Making and Canning Zucchini Relish

Making and Canning Zucchini Relish

So I planted over 100 squash seeds. I kid you not, I think they all grew! Oh what was I thinking!!!! I had to get creative this year. I dehydrated hundreds of pounds of zucchini and squash, for casseroles and breads. I canned over a hundred jars of squash, and I canned zucchini bread. Oh that was wonderful to have on hand. This zucchini relish was a first for me, and let me tell you, IT WAS A HIT!!!


New YouTube video released: How to Can Potatoes

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