Cold and Flu Natural Remedies from the Kitchen

| January 11, 2013

From The Penny Pantry: Cold and Flu season is no fun.  It seems like everyone is hacking and coughing.  I want to wear a hazmat suit when I am out in public to protect myself against the swarm of flu bugs in the air. If or when the cold and flu catch up to me, [...]

Easy Old-Fashioned: Homemade Egg Nog

| November 21, 2011

From Tammy’s Recipes: I’ve made this homemade egg nog several times over the past month, and everyone who has tried it is amazed by the creaminess and delicious flavor! This recipe should earn me a few points with “real foodies”, too. The ingredients are all natural, “real” foods. Of course, this egg nog is a [...]

Homemade Pie Tutorial

| November 21, 2011

From The Pioneer Woman: The following tutorial is from the wonderful Pam Regentin who graced the Lodge with her presence a couple of weekends ago for a pie workshop. Pam inspired everyone in attendance with her pie talents and has now compiled her best instruction and tips for the perfect pie crust. Follow her directions [...]

Snow Cones the Natural Way:Make Your Own Snow Cone Syrup!

| July 27, 2011

Here is a yummy summer treat! Snow cones are a favorite summer time treat! And any kid loves a snow cone, even if their parents are slightly crunchy! The store bought syrups are made with corn syrup or sugar, artificial flavors and artificial colors -YUK! Who wants to eat that? So our solution is simple, [...]

Tea Time Tuesday

| July 26, 2011

In which we take the occasional Tuesday to reflect on the delights of taking tea. : Tea sets from Dayspring on sale for 50% -75% off over at Raising Homemakers! And because scones are the perfect compliment to a cup of tea! : Bringing England Home. A proper English tea with a delicious scone recipe (One [...]

Tea Time Tuesday

| April 19, 2011

…in which we take the occasional Tuesday to reflect on the delightfulness of tea: Mrs. Morecraft shares some lovely pictures and recipes in her Online “Welcome Spring” Tea Party Mrs. Lydia Sherman shares both inspirational and practical thoughts on tea time in The Importance of Having Tea Raising Homemakers has a helpful post on Homemaking, [...]

Book Review: The Penny Pantry

| August 22, 2010

Here is a brand new e-book by homeschooling mother of 8, Bethany Vaughn. At 75 pages long The Penny Pantry is packed with information on how to drastically slash your grocery bill  while stocking a large pantry. The book is well laid out and covers a range of ways to reduce spending from couponing (which [...]