Tag: traditions

recipe: Gracie Girl’s black bean and saffron rice casserole (gluten free)

One of my deepest regrets as a homesteader is that I did not sit my Granny down and write out all of the recipes she kept locked tightly in her head.  Even if they had read “a pinch of this, and a handful of…

recipe: my daughter’s favorite crepes

Since my daughter was a baby girl, crepes have been our traditional “special breakfast” on the weekends.  Sadly, they are no longer as healthy now as they were when she was younger–I kindly “thank” a mother who had the same tradition but made hers…

lessons learned: faith and fancy with a little mischief for good measure

At this time of year, I fondly remember my dear friend, Cheryl.  You see, a few years ago before she passed away from her third round of cancer (she liked to challenge the odds and live passionately), I spontaneously took a week in late…