Blueberry season is coming to an end. With the help of my parents our freezer is packed with blueberries! We are eating everything blueberry… smoothies, pie, jam, berry salad, and these amazing Blueberry Lemon Rolls! The only problem with these Blueberry Lemon Rolls… is once you eat them… they areRead More →

banana chocolate chip bread

It’s time to get in shape and that means reducing my carbohydrate intake. My name is Laurel and I am a carb junkie. Yes, its true. It’s one of the main reasons why I’m overweight. So now that I’m going to the gym and reducing my calorie intake, it’s timeRead More →


Holy, hecticly, homemade muffins Batman! It happened. I didn’t think there would be any time to make these babies, but I’m so glad I was able to! We all have busy schedules, but this one is like “Holy cow! Stop the car, or I’m going to jump out!” busy. IRead More →

gluten free banana pancakes

I’m back baby! Did you miss me? Not only am I back, but I’m diving into a New Year’s resolution like the rest of you! Michael and I vowed to drop some pounds, and add more physical activity to our daily lives. I know… so predictable right? Well too bad.Read More →

I will always be in the mood for zucchini bread! Hey guys! It’s Tuesday again! This is my day to get online and share with you what the family and I are eating. I was pretty excited to get going on zucchini bread this week. Zucchini is one of ourRead More →

Nun's Puffs

Hello again! Good to see all is well and you are back on your computer, tablet, or phone to eyeball today’s glorious eye candy. Isn’t it a shame that you can’t reach through your screen and grab this amazing nun’s puffs dripping in honey and shovel it into your mouth as you carryRead More →

Nut bread is good. So good. This recipe only makes one loaf and it didn’t last long. Michael and I vowed that we would eat this loaf slowly but it was gone in a day. Combined, we don’t have a whole lot of will power in the areas of food. IRead More →

I love the way these chocolate chip cookies turned out in the photograph. They almost look like a dream which is honestly how they taste. Okay yes, everyone has their own recipe for chocolate chip cookies. Maybe you found yours in a cookbook like I did or it was passedRead More →

moist pumpkin bread

Moist Pumpkin Bread is about the only thing going right today. Honestly today was the day I wanted to crawl in a hole and sleep for a good week. It would be so much easier to just sleep this all off, then to deal with it! I mean honestly… thisRead More →

whole wheat pancakes

It’s Wednesday night and the kids are scattered across the living room floor watching “The Croods”. We’re all in a carb coma after having stacks upon stacks of homemade whole wheat pancakes for dinner. Winnie required a bath after pancake night, which is becoming a regular thing now. At 10Read More →

sally lunn

Hello everyone! Today is the last day of the Captain’s Lady journal entries and recipes. It has been a wonderful experience connecting with a woman who lived in the 1800’s. For the last recipe I chose this delicious treat the Captain’s Lady calls Sally Lunn. It has the consistency of a fluffy cakeRead More →

currant molasses cake

Hey there! This week the Captain’s Lady has us making currant molasses cake. I was skeptical and a little concerned that it would be a wash. After Michael went back for seconds, thirds, and then fourths I was surprised! Give currant molasses cake a try and enjoy the second toRead More →