Weekend Breakfasts

Weekend Breakfasts I don’t know about you but when the weekend rolls around I don’t always feel like getting up early to make up big weekend  breakfasts, I like lazing in bed as much as everybody. :) That is why it is great to be able to make breakfast ahead of time.  Whether you make up ...

Summertime fun with President’s Choice

I love summer, and when we get weather like we have had this past week- well, it only makes it so much more enjoyable! We spend a lot of time outside – so it only makes sense that we do a lot of our eating outside too!  Evening BBQs, family get-togethers, picnics and of course, the ...

Kobo Reading Life Gives Me the Validation I Crave!

I never thought an eReader would become such an integral part of my life.  But since I acquired it, I have been happily using the Kobo eReader app on my iPhone to help with a particular domestic problem of mine.  I've mentioned before that my husband is the primary grocery shopper in our household due to my, ...

What Do You Mean I’d Only Need to Cook Once a Month?

Who only cooks once a month?  Someone with a personal chef?  A person who works in a restaurant?  Certainly not a busy mother of four Bottomless Petes who routinely insist that I, you know, feed them!  Well Mary Beth Lagerborg and Mimi Wilson insist that it can be done.  According to them, you can grocery shop ...

I Feel a Stew Day Coming On

I can't even imagine making beef stew in the summer. Seriously, I don't think the idea would even occur to me between the months of May and September. But come October, when the midwestern weather turns crisp and cool, a lightbulb goes on inside my head, and I say to myself, "Aha, stew!"  To me, ...

Kobo eReader Solves Kitchen Storage Woes!

When we first moved into our little 1920s Craftsman bungalow, I thought the teeny-tiny kitchen was quaint and cozy. I soon discovered that it was also short on storage, shorter on counter space, and generally a nightmare in which to work. My supremely talented husband has tried hard to eke out some extra storage in that ...