Tag: recipes

It’s not like you expected homemaking to be a piece of cake.

But you had no idea you’d be so tired, frustrated, and overwhelmed, right?

I’ve often felt the same way. When I first became a wife and mom years ago, I needed GPS to find my way around the kitchen. Oh, and developing systems to efficiently handle laundry and cleaning? Um… do I have to answer that?

Homemaking is filled with mundane tasks that never end,

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Fat Phil has done it again; he has Q’ed another perfectly smoked pork shoulder to serve our guests last Sunday night. Football & Pork now that’s a fun Sunday!!! I am a bark-girl and the bark on this shoulder is to die; did I mention how moist this sweet shoulder is too.  If you’re a BBQ enthusiast then I suggest you grab this recipe and put your BBQ skills to the test.  

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Hearty VegetableHearty Vegetable

This time of year we spend hours in the kitchen cooking gourmet meals but sometimes the simplest ingredients can make the most delicious meal. Here’s one of our families favorites. One pot and easy clean up too. 

  • 4 cups fresh vegetable stock
  • 4 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery,

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