Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pinecone Bird Feeders

This week in school we have been talking about birds.  Now that it is fall we are seeing fewer and fewer of these around our house.  Little Mouse was excited when I told her that our craft this week was to make … Continue reading

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Vegetable Chowder

Have you ever come across a recipe that you got really excited about making?  Well, it is no surprise that I love to cook, and when I saw this recipe I got really excited!  Why? Because it is a “creamy” … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Tea

Lately I’ve been trying several new “hot” drinks to warm me up on these cool fall days.  Here is one that my sister passed along to me and it is definitely a keeper!  I found that it is good both … Continue reading

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15 Bean Soup

This time of year, I love making soup.  We generally will have some type of soup once a week or more.  I’m always looking for new recipes.  I actually came up with this one on my own and it turned out … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies with Caramel Icing

So I decided to participate in a “Recipe Round-up” this month.  The theme for this month is ‘pumpkin’.  Perfect with it being the month of October.  Fall is in the air and we are beginning to see beautiful pumpkins everywhere we … Continue reading

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Puzzle Organization

Quite a while back, we bought Little Mouse a set of puzzles.  It was a box including 12 puzzles – 4 x 48-piece puzzles and 8 x 100-piece puzzles.  At the time, she was just beginning to do 48-piece puzzles, so we … Continue reading

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Green Chili Cornbread

Everyone has their own idea of what cornbread should taste like.  I grew up in the Mid-West where cornbread had a sweet taste to it.  I’ve lived in the North where the cornbread tasted more like a dessert.  My husband grew up … Continue reading

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