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Tidbit Thursday – Taco Seasoning

March 28, 2012


I have a bit of a ‘thing’ for Taco Seasoning.  Since I have yet to find the perfect recipe for my own version, I wholeheartedly lean on the store-bought packages.  And when you love something like this, you find more ways to incorporate it into your life. Much to my dismay, I quickly learned that […]

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Tidbit Thursday – DIY Snack Cups

February 8, 2012

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We pack something like 15 lunches a week here.  Ten of those lunches are subject to something our school board coyly refers to a ‘boomerang lunch’.  Essentially, if your child does not consume it, it comes home.  Now, I’m not talking about uneaten sandwiches or the untouched cheese and crackers.  I mean half eaten cheese […]

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Tidbit Thursday – Putting Up Squash

October 6, 2011

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This time of year, a lot of the summer fresh fruits are winding down.  Now coming into their own are all the storing vegetables.  Carrots, potatoes, turnips, and squash, to name a few.  In our current home, we are fortunate enough to have a cold cellar.   Some vegetables, though, like squash, can be made into […]

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Tidbit Thursday – Fruit Flies

August 31, 2011

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Fruit flies know no boundaries.  No limitations.  No sign of going away anytime soon. Yuck. I can’t eliminate them for you (if I could, I would certainly be a whole lot richer than I am right now!).  However, I can show you  how to reduce their presence in your fresh fruits and vegetables. I will […]

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Tidbit Thursday – Pineapples and Cream Chiller

August 17, 2011


Despite the flocks of ducks I saw flying today, summer is not over.  There will still be stinkin’ hot days ahead, ones that are just begging for a cool, refreshing drink.  Here is a lovely option for you. Start with some vanilla ice cream.  What?  You don’t buy ice cream at your house in 12L […]

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