March Magic of the Month – 5 Incredibly Simple and Delicious Meals

I may be alone in this but I often find myself at a complete loss on what to make for dinner. It’s often just my husband and me and – those who know me well – know that much of the time we just opt for a restaurant! But then I feel guilty because surely […]

Two Peas in a Pod – Recipes for a Twin Baby Shower

If you haven’t checked out the fun pictures from this shower, take a look at Experience the Fairytale. Dawn put on an awesome shower for her daughter, Nicole, who was pregnant with twins! She designed the recipes around children’s storybooks. What a great idea… DEVILED STRAWBERRIES (“Strawberry Shortcake”) 1 8-ounce block of cream cheese 1/2 […]

November Magic of the Month – Soups to Warm the Heart!

We are right in the middle of my favorite season – autumn! All the leaves have pretty much fallen on the ground and winter feels very near. As I write this, there is a fresh coat of snow on the ground. It looks like it may be another rough winter. However, I’m one of those […]

June Magic of the Month – Seven BBQ Rubs

June’s Magic of the Month is just in time for summer.  As we entertain our family and friends, grilling is often the top choice for cooking.  And nothing kicks up the flavor like a rub!  A rub is an easy way to add incredible taste by simply mixing a variety of seasonings and spices and […]

A Chicken Named Egg

As I’ve mentioned before, when we moved to Indiana we became “farmers”.  We purchased ducks and chickens and set about treating them as members of the family – as only transplanted California farmers will do! I’ll never forget the first egg we discovered in our hen house.  We knew owning female chickens meant that eggs […]