Drought is plaguing the area I live. Is there any way to help? It takes time for your running water to get hot. A few years ago a good friend of mine mentioned that she keeps a bucket close by to place under her kitchen faucet while she waits for her water to get warm. […]
“Therefore…let us cheerfully do all things that lie in our power; and then may we stand still, with the utmost assurance, to see the salvation of God, and for his arm to be revealed.”[i] Reasonably preparing for potential rough times ahead will bring a peace that lets us step back and watch the Lord’s hand […]
Moms spend a lot of time in their vehicles. Running kids from here to there. Here are a few ideas to help on the journey!
College dorms and apartments are not emergency friendly. How would students have a warm meal, if the power were to go out? Try this..
There is nothing like warm soup on a cold day! I promised my college student daughter that I would make this post just for her. Here’s to many days without ramen ?. A couple of money saving tips before we begin: 1) Chicken bouillon can be found in the Hispanic section for a lot cheaper […]
This Alfredo sauce recipe uses crushed red pepper flakes to give it a kick. It is a favorite at our house. Spunky Alfredo 4 TBS margarine 4 TBS flour Place margarine in a sauce pan and melt over medium heat. Add flour to make a paste. Then add: 3 cups milk ½ TBS crushed red […]
As I tried to pack men’s size 12 running shoes into our emergency kit, I thought there was no way. It was the shoes or the food…not both! The shoes fill the entire backpack! What are we to do? Here is our solution: First, we will tell everyone that if there is an emergency they […]
After having been married for over twenty years, you’d think I could always judge the right amount of pasta to cook. Ummm….nope. So with a little ingenuity we came up with this plan to make leftover pasta taste like new. My ten year old daughter kindly took pictures of how to reheat pasta…since she loves […]
Tortilla chips and salsa is a favorite in our home! My husband likes to make this medium/hot salsa in the blender. The only fresh ingredient is the cilantro. Cody’s Salsa 28 oz ROTEL Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies 1 can El Plato Tomato Sauce (yellow can about 8-10 oz size) 1/2 bunch cilantro (cut up […]
I love these pancakes, they make me feel healthy. 🙂 You grind the wheat right in your blender! Without further ado here is the recipe: Pioneer Pancakes Place in blender on high speed for 4 minutes: 1 cup milk ¾ cup whole wheat berries Then add the ingredients below and mix on low: ¼ cup […]