Be My Valentine – All Day!

Need quick and easy ideas for last minute Valentine treats? Costs only pennies and still says “I love you!”


Ten No-Bake Christmas Treats

Christmas time is your excuse to eat sweets with no calories counted)!  Everyone makes the traditional ChexMix or reindeer chow, chocolate covered pretzels, or Christmas cookies for holiday feasts. Why not make something… Continue reading

Mock Ezekiel Bread?

Ezekiel bread is one of the staples in a new popular 21-day diet.  One slice, toasted, is supposed to sustain a person all morning. Add avocado spread and some veggies and it provides… Continue reading

The Pumpkin Disaster

I never canned pumpkin before but wanted to try. As a young mom, I wanted to be more resourceful with the bountiful blessings from my garden, but had no idea where to start.… Continue reading

Fresh Summer Salad with a Mediterranian Flair

I found a new fresh salad I fell in love with this summer. Using fresh cucumbers, tomatoes, and green peppers right from my garden made it an instant hit. Fresh parsley and mint… Continue reading

Mama Simonson’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

What’s better than homemade spaghetti sauce?

Seven Cucumber Hacks You Won’t Believe

A tool, a snack, a beauty aide, and a pesticide – all in one lowly cucumber?

Fried Cucumbers, Refrigerator Pickles, Cucumber Dip, & More!

It’s that time of year again when my garden is overflowing with cucumbers! Such a delicious fat-free treat, and there’s so many ways to make them scrumptious! My favorite – slice them up… Continue reading

Citrus Green Cleaner

A super cleaner for your kitchen counter tops and porcelain can be found as near as your refrigerator and cupboard. Use left-over orange, lemon, grapefruit, or other citrus peels combined with white vinegar.… Continue reading

Zucchini Fries with Onion Dip

It’s Zucchini time again!  Bags of zucchini are found here and there, everywhere — in the workplace cafeteria, on my front step, by the mailbox . Everyone wants to share their abundance of… Continue reading