Flag Etiquette

  FLAG ETIQUETTE Proper flag etiquette is not just for members of the military.  Everyone should know the basics of how to properly show respect to the symbol of our great nation, the American flag.  Oftentimes many of us do not practice proper flag etiquette simply because we are not familiar with it.  Here are […]

Easter Story Cookies

Easter Story Cookies are a great way to teach the meaning of Easter.  Our family makes these every year.  To print out the recipe, click the link at the bottom of the post. To be made the evening before Easter: You need: 1 cup whole pecans 1 tsp. Vinegar (white or apple cider) 3 egg […]

Chicken Enchilada Soup {Chili’s copycat recipe}

This is one of my all-time favorite soups.  It is a copycat recipe of Chili’s Chicken Enchilada Soup and one that I often get recipe request for. Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon vegetable or canola oil 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 clove garlic ½ cup diced onion 4 cups chicken broth 1 cup Mexican corn flour […]

Free St. Patrick’s Day Printables

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day can be a lot of fun, and doesn’t have to be expensive.  Every year on St. Patrick’s Day leprechauns come to our home and decorate bedroom doors with shamrock made out of card stock while we are sleeping & we wake up with decorated doors. It is a tradition we love […]

Easter in Eggs

Easter in Eggs, also known as Resurrection Eggs, is a wonderful way to teach children the Easter story.  The printable below includes what to fill each egg with, what to teach the children and also gives you the scripture reference. First you will need 12 plastic eggs that can be filled and can fit in […]

It’s Time to Decorate for Spring!

Hello Spring!  Now that the country is starting to thaw, it’s time to decorate for Spring.  It’s such an optimistic activity.  When we pull out our rabbits and Easter eggs, we are in fact saying that we believe good weather and sunshine are on their way…or at least we hope so. So, where to begin? […]

Lemon-Poppy Seed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

If you are a fan of all things lemon like I am, you have come to the right place.  These muffins are amazingly moist and pretty quick to make.  For an added intensity of lemon (and yumminess), add the glaze.  If you’re in a hurry you can substitute bottled lemon juice for fresh.  You can […]

Baked Potato Soup

Nothing is better on a cold day then sitting down to a warm bowl of Baked Potato Soup.  Don’t take my word for it though, make a pot for yourself and you be the judge.  Just don’t be surprised if you find yourself wishing you had doubled the recipe. One of the things that I […]

Mexican Crock Pot Chicken

Thanks to my cousin Lisa, Crock pot Mexican Chicken is an easy favorite in our house.  Not only does it give an added dimension of flavor to Mexican dishes, but it’s super simple to make. To make it, you will need: 2-3 chicken breasts (I like to use boneless, skinless breasts because they are easier to shred) […]

How to Make Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

There is something romantic about chocolate-dipped strawberries.  They are a favorite gift to give and receive, especially on Valentine’s Day, and because of this they are usually pretty expensive.  If you’d like to try create a little romance yourself (and enjoy the added bonus of saving some money) try your hand at dipping your own […]

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