Category Archives: Recipes

Elderberry Jelly in the Instant Pot

When my husband and I were first married in 1972, I can’t believe that was 45 years ago, he would go out into the woods where we lived and pick me elderberries.  I would make jars of elderberry jelly to see us through the long, winter months– almost sounds like an episode from Little House…

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Happy Fall Y’All and Instant Pot

I can’t believe it’s September 22, 2017 already- First Day of Fall.  This past year has gone by so fast and it’s been 9 months since I last wrote a post. Holy Smokes! A lot has happened, in April I was diagnosed with uterine cancer.  That meant having a complete hysterectomy, which was done laparoscopically…

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Chocolate Protein Coffee Latte

If you are like me, you often need something for breakfast that you can take on the go. This is one of my favorites because I get my coffee and my protein!  It’s also good to pack into your lunch for that mid-morning pick-me-up. You will need: 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 cup of coffee…

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Monster Sandwich for 12

Yesterday was the first day of Fall and the weather was beautiful.  This is my favorite time of year, I just love all the colors, smells and activities that are associated with Autumn. I have been drinking pumpkin spice coffee for a few weeks now.  If you missed my post on my homemade Pumpkin Syrup…

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Finally a break in the weather, the temperature is in the 60’s. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy summer, but once we get into September, I’m ready for some cooler weather. So for me, it’s a perfect Saturday to do some crafting, cooking ( I have some vegetable soup simmer on the stove)  or just…

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Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Hello friends, You know it’s fall when you see all the pumpkin recipes and I’m not going to disappoint you. I love anything with pumpkin.  Reminds me of the movie, Forest Gump, when Bubba started naming off all the ways you can cook shrimp.  You know, there is pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin roll, pumpkin…

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