Simple Woman’s Daybook: May 4th

Outside My Window: It’s been nice and cool and cloudy. The heat wave seems to be over and I’m content as I can still get by with my summer-ish wardrobe and maybe a light sweater. We’ve had a bit of rain but nothing remarkable. I am hearing: Curious George on tv – we’re headed toContinue reading “Simple Woman’s Daybook: May 4th”

Simple Woman’s Daybook: April 20

I almost never do this meme but my thoughts and life are so all over the place I thought this might help me to get all the miscellaneousness out into blog form. Plus Jean does it, so clearly it’s cool. Outside My Window: Spring has finally sprung. Warmer weather has prevailed for the most part,Continue reading “Simple Woman’s Daybook: April 20”

Six Dishes I Wouldn’t Kick Off My Breakfast Table

Today’s Small Talk Six topic is “6 breakfast foods that you love or hate.” You can answer this with a list of 6 words, 6 phrases, 6 sentences, 6 paragraphs, 6 photos, 6 videos, etc . . . Pancakes – I grew up on Bisquick pancakes and love them dearly, but we just tried thisContinue reading “Six Dishes I Wouldn’t Kick Off My Breakfast Table”

6 Green Things I Love

This is my first time participating in a Small Talk Six on Saturdays. It’s hosted by the lovely ladies at MomDot. This week’s topic is to name 6 things you love that are green. Here are mine: 1. Money – I wouldn’t mind having more of it, in fact. It might be the root ofContinue reading “6 Green Things I Love”

Recipe: Easy Shepherd’s Pie

This is another recipe adopted from one found at KraftFoods.com. You can find the original recipe here. Prep Time: 10 minutes   Total Time: 30 minutes   Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef 2 cups hot mashed potatoes (I used 2 large potatoes, cooked and mashed them, adding no ingredients yet) 4 oz (1/2 ofContinue reading “Recipe: Easy Shepherd’s Pie”

Recipe: Smoky Mac & Cheese

I adopted this recipe from one I found in Family Circle’s January 2009 issue. I only made a few modifications to suit our tastes and it came out wonderfully, so per usual I’m going to post the recipe to share with you all. Just a warning, this recipe as prepared has about 500 in aContinue reading “Recipe: Smoky Mac & Cheese”

Recipe: Kiddie Mac’n’Cheese

I made this delicious macaroni and cheese last night for dinner – it was so easy, with hardly any ingredients at all. I found the recipe in the January 2009 issue of Family Circle. Since I couldn’t find it online I decided to post the recipe here so that anyone else who wants to makeContinue reading “Recipe: Kiddie Mac’n’Cheese”

Aloha Friday: What’s For Breakfast?

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blog land anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for youContinue reading “Aloha Friday: What’s For Breakfast?”

Aloha Friday: What’s For Dinner, Mom?

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blogland anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for you toContinue reading “Aloha Friday: What’s For Dinner, Mom?”