The Summer She Would Rather Forget

The Summer She Would Rather Forget #summer ##hope

Thirty summers ago I knew a sandy-haired 9-year-old girl who loved the outdoors. She was what you might call a tomboy. She enjoyed observing bugs, loved the color purple, and spent her days running around the neighborhood with her same-aged cousins. Her knees were scabbed, she was a bit shy, and her life was pure… 

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Oven-Roasted Veggies: A Simple Summer Side Dish

Oven-Roasted Veggies ~ A Simple Summer Side #summersides #healthyeating

Our family is growing a garden for the second year in a row. However, we were late planting, so we do not actually have anything to harvest yet. I can’t wait until I can walk into my backyard and gather cucumbers, tomatoes, lettuce, and peppers for a nice summer salad! Until then, I am purchasing… 

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Gluten & Dairy Free Ham and Potato Soup

Gluten & Dairy Free Ham and Potato Soup ||

When thinking about dinner, and considering the fact that I knew we still had a leftover ham bone in the freezer from Christmas Dinner, I thought Ham and Potato Soup would be the perfect warm-me-up dish on a very cold day! Print Gluten & Dairy Free Ham and Potato Soup Ingredients1 ham bone (bits of… 

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Festive Holiday Oatmeal Squares {Dairy Free}

Festive Holiday Oatmean Squares

3 bags of fresh cranberries have been sitting in my refrigerator since before Thanksgiving. It’s been so long, actually, that I was concerned, when I pulled them out recently, that they wouldn’t be so ‘fresh’ anymore. Fortunately, most were still in great shape and I was able to commence with our favorite, traditional baking of… 

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