Archives for March 2010

Bubblegum Machine Cake Pops

Ruthanne has been blogging since early 2008. It’s like the chocolate to her peanut butter, the Grande to her Caramel Macchiato ~ it just fits and feels right. She's passionate about her Lord, her husband and her children. When she's not homeschooling her rowdy crew, she enjoys photography, good literature, baking, and really good coffee. You can find her blogging at Eclectic Whatnot where she … [Read more...]

3 Moms: What The Happy House Eats When Mom is Away

I had the privilege of attending and co-hosting my sister's baby shower this weekend. I had a wonderful time, but since she doesn't live near me, the kids and dh had to fend for themselves this weekend. Here is what they ate: Breakfasts: Eggs, cereal, pancakes, oatmeal, and whole wheat brownies Lunches: sandwiches, refried beans , Chick-Fil-A, leftovers, tostadas topped with egg, beans, and … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Bread

Many of you have asked for my whole wheat bread recipe. The recipe is below, and I have broken down the cost for the ingredients as well. I usually make this recipe in my bread machine. The directions below are for a mixer or by hand. Whole Wheat Bread 1 1/2 cups warm water (less than 1 cent) 1/3 cup olive oil ($0.44) 1/3 cup honey  ($0.94) 2 tsp salt ($0.02) 2 Tbs Lecithin … [Read more...]

3 Moms: Migraines, Date Nights, and More

Sorry for the lack of photos, it has been a busy week. Tuesday morning I had planned on making waffles but I found out Monday evening I needed to drive eleven kids to co-op in the morning, so I opted for cereal. Lunch was leftover pork scallopini, sandwiches, and fruit. I started to get a headache Tuesday afternoon, so instead of making tostadas for dinner, the kids had whole wheat … [Read more...]

3 Moms: Revolt Against Store Bought Bread

Sunday morning was bacon, eggs, and toast. I used bread I purchased with a coupon and my family didn't like it. They all asked for homemade bread. After church my husband invited another family over for lunch. We often have people over on Sundays, but this week I hadn't planned for it, so I had no food! I stopped at Safeway on the way home and picked up some hotdogs and buns. Lunch was … [Read more...]

Pork Scallopini

This Pork Scallopini dish comes together in less than 30 minutes. It is easy and so delicious. PrintPork ScallopiniAuthor Toni Anderson This dish comes together in less than 30 minutes, easy and so delicious. Ingredients1 pound thin boneless pork chops (less than 1/4 inch thick)1/4 cup flour1 tablespoon each butter and olive oil1/3 cup chicken broth1 tablespoon minced garlic1 tablespoon … [Read more...]