Date & Oatmeal Spice Cookies

I’m a sucker for modifying recipes. It’s both a bad habit and an adventure. I suppose I get easily tired of consistency and predictability? A trait I find ironic, considering my need for structure… Anyway, these cookies came from modifying an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe from the back of my Kroger Oatmeal Box. But so […]

Peanut Butter Granola Cookies

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I love peanut butter! I’ll stir it into oatmeal, yogurt fruit dip, pasta, granola bites and smoothies! This cookie recipe I made the other day was originally an oatmeal chocolate chip recipe but I — of course — modified it to go with the ingredients that I […]

10 Minute Granola

I always thought making granola with the oven method was sort of a hassle and messy. But then I found this recipe, written below. The method introduced here is so easy that I’ve put making granola back onto my “regular things to make & bake” list!!   Like it? Share it!

Updated: Recipes from Our Backyard: Applesauce

- – – – – Originally written July 17, 2012: My husband and I are blessed to have a very fruitful apple tree in our backyard in Chattanooga. Unfortunately, we missed the peak season in June because Cobalt was ┬áin Johnson City getting ready for our wedding. But once we returned to Chattanooga after our […]

All About Autumn: Our Garden Update

I don’t know about you, but fall happens to be my favorite season. The smells, sights, tastes, sounds and weather are so full of surprises and so much different from summer’s! I love drinking hot tea, hot chocolate or chai tea lattes on a brisk morning; sledding on colorful, crunchy leaves; feeling the cold air […]