Home & Garden is the path to my home improvement project inspirations, gardening tips and ideas, and best of all, recipes! I also share products and tips that I find to make keeping house a little bit easier or more beautiful.
With one missionary nearing the end of her mission and another just beginning his, Mother's Day this year was simply going to be extra-special. I would be getting two Mother's Day phone calls and my heart was filled to overflowing. My mother-in-law was joining us for the day, and because food is ... Read More about Easy Chicken Tostadas For Celebrating On A Busy Day
I adore oats. I love adding them to every cookie recipe I try. I love adding them to meatloaf in place of breadcrumbs. But I don't love goopy, gloppy, breakfast oatmeal. Not one bit. As you know, my Spring resolution is to cook and serve more real foods, and so when I saw this delicious-looking ... Read More about Blueberry Almond Oatmeal That Will Make You Smile
I received a package in the mail last week with these beautiful boxes in it. I love the kind of boxes that you simply tie a pretty silver ribbon around, because they're just too pretty to wrap. Note the "hand hammered" paper effect that offers a hint at what's inside. Brilliant. I mean that ... Read More about The Day I Found A Brand New Heirloom To Treasure
As I've mentioned before, spring is my favorite time for making resolutions. Everything is new in spring! While we're celebrating the Easter story and it's significance in making changes and moving forward in our lives, it just feels like the right time to take a good look at life and make a few ... Read More about Whole Wheat Pancakes for Spring Resolutions!
My dream home is a cozy little cottage. Instead I live in a 1980's ranch. Happily, my beloved is very handy, and humors me when I have visions of charming nooks. As you are aware by now, I'm really awful about taking before pictures. In this case, though, even without an image of the very sad ... Read More about How to Find Cottage Charm in an Old Closet
When I was growing up in the wild winter wonderland that is Wyoming, cabin fever was something you came to expect about this time of year. We became less and less enamored by the snow and cold and longed for the sunshine to peek through the clouds for an hour or two just to reassure us that it was ... Read More about 5 Ways to Combat Cabin Fever This Winter