Happy Thanksgiving 2008

We’d like to wish all our beloved readers a truly, richly blessed Thanksgiving….from our kitchens […]

Go visit my friend…

I want to commend (again) to you all a wonderful food blog written by Kate […]

Pizza Blogging: A family research project

We have started an annual tradition in our homeschooling house: the Annual Family Research Project, […]

An unusual Easter feast

Remembering last year’s unique Easter “dinner.” This year’s Easter celebration looked VERY different than the […]

Christmas on Purpose

We were doing the Sunday morning “meet and greet” during the first few minutes of […]

Some of us are really good at ONE thing….

And then there’s Nate. Nate’s good at just about everything he puts his hand to. […]

Wine Shadows at Sunset

Day’s End: Photo by Dave Kelley

Amish Friendship Bread: Starter and Bread Recipe plus the Story!

Amish Friendship Bread, the starter, the recipe variations, and all the lore surrounding the process […]

Wow! Talk about Customer Service

If you’ve been reading this blog for any time at all, you know that the […]

Pears and Waterford Crystal bowls

When Dave and I got married, over 21 years ago, we received many lovely wedding […]

Anyone up for a New Year’s Party?

When Laura and I were growing up, we had the BEST New Year’s Eve parties. […]

Christmas Eve….can we keep the main thing, the main thing?

I’m sitting here in the waning afternoon, listening to Handel’s Messiah for the third time […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls – cool rise sweet dough

Years and years ago, when I was ten years old, I had the exciting privilege […]

Christmas menus at Laura’s house

Barb and I agreed that we should each do a post on our various menus […]

Tag, you’re it. Moving this back up to the top….

Kate, from Kate in the Kitchen tagged us for this Christmas meme. We’ve both answered–here’s […]

Our Fun Halloween tradition

As a family, we’ve never been much into celebrating Halloween, but we do have a […]

Lemon Meringue Pie, Grandma’s own legendary recipe

My Grandma had a couple of recipes that were just incredible. Most people who knew […]

Looking Ahead in the kitchen

I want to share with you some of the things that we’ll be covering in […]

First bread

My younger son is not quite 5 yet, but is a kindergartener in our homeschool.  […]