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Month: February 2012

Honey Oatmeal Bread

Honey Oatmeal Bread

Some of you have asked what kind of bread I make. I make all sorts of bread, but hands down this is my most favorite bread ever. I love it! The taste is wonderful and it smells divine coming out of the oven! I also like this recipe because it can be started in the bread maker on the dough setting and finished by hand. A win-win for me! This recipe is from the Tasty Kitchen website. I encourage you…

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That Show on National Geographic

That Show on National Geographic

Most of you know which show I am talking about. Doomsday Prepper. I couldn’t not watch. And for the most part, I was okay with the show. Except the doomsday part. I hate that term. Like I said, I was okay with the show. Until the episode that premiered Tuesday night. I know the producers are trying to make everything a little more extreme and reality TV show-ish. I follow some of the preppers shown on the show through YouTube…

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Four Things You Need To Have Done

Four Things You Need To Have Done

To be prepared, I have four things I always like to have done. These might surprise you, but in cases of emergency and disaster they are necessary. 1. Always, always stay caught up on washing dishes. What if you lost power? Would you want to worry about not having the dishes done? Do you want to boil water so you can wash dishes by hand? Keeping the dishes washed makes sense. One less thing to worry about. No I don’t…

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How I Save When Shopping For Groceries

How I Save When Shopping For Groceries

Some days, I find it funny where my blog posts come from. I had a friend ask me how much I spend on groceries for a family that is similar in size to my own family. Then she asked me how I do it. When I got done typing up how I did it, I realized I had just written as much as I did when I write for this blog! Crazy! This is how I save a significant amount…

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Sorry about the unintended break!

Sorry about the unintended break!

I had no idea how many things were going to be scheduled this last few weeks. If I did, I would have panicked before this week. Even being at home was busy. I was and am very grateful for some of the girl time I had with friends as well as Rob being around a little more to take off some of the pressure. He will think he did nothing, but sometimes he is too humble. I did not intend…

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