Instant Pot Applesauce

Instant Pot Applesauce

My family loves homemade applesauce, it’s a staple in our home.  I typically homemade applesauce on the stovetop but yesterday I whipped up a batch of Instant Pot applesauce and it was a hit!  This applesauce is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no extra cost to Read More

Our 2017-2018 Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2017-2018 Homeschool Curriculum

This is our seventh year homeschooling.  My family is still thrilled with our decision to homeschool.   We don’t purchase box curriculum sets, instead I put together our own.  Creating our 2017-2018 homeschool curriculum was a bit more challenging because they are all moving up in their grades, no more preschoolers here.  If you are interested in what we are working on this Read More

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

I enjoy making a few salads at the beginning of the week to have available for quick healthy meals when things get busy.  I store my salads in glass mason jars which make them easy for grab and go situations.  This black bean sweet potato quinoa salad has become a favorite of mine, it is packed Read More

Field Trip Fun:  Criminal Investigation Services

Field Trip Fun: Criminal Investigation Services

I am so grateful that we live in a community full of active homeschoolers, we are often so busy that I find it difficult to fit in ‘school’. I am also grateful that we live in a location that offers many fun and often free field trips.  This years’ first field trip fun was scheduled at Read More

Homemade Ketchup:  Same Taste, Less Sugar!

Homemade Ketchup: Same Taste, Less Sugar!

I am SO excited about this homemade ketchup recipe.  This homemade ketchup tastes the same as store-bought ketchup but has WAY less sugar.  Considering my son has been known to lick the ketchup off of his plate, lower sugar is a good thing. It’s funny, my son doesn’t like tomatoes but he LOVES ketchup.  I know that Read More

Rejuvenating Scalp Serum Recipe

Rejuvenating Scalp Serum Recipe

When I was younger I had crazy thick hair.  A lot of living and 3 kids later, not so much.  My hair is not nearly as thick and I have occasional itching of my scalp.  After a bit of research and a few different batches trials I developed this scalp serum recipe that is a Read More

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

How to Make Vegetable Meatless Crumbles

Recently, I had a recipe and was tempted to buy a bag of frozen meatless crumbles.  While at the grocery, I looked at the ingredients of a few brands and found that using store-bought meatless crumbles was not an option for me.  They weren’t an option because they contained gluten.  This led me to make Read More

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Gluten-Free Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Making gluten-free Instant Pot mac & cheese is quick, easy, ooey-gooey, and delicious.  I had a hard time finding a gluten-free mac and cheese recipe that pleased everyone in my family.  The Instant Pot changed that! Making gluten-free mac in cheese takes about 10 minutes using the Instant Pot and the results are delicious.  Everyone Read More