Month: December 2012

The Cooking Pantry

Cooking! Luckily, I love to cook and prepare food. I do it for my family about 3 times a day, 7 days a week. I occasionally take a break picking up fast food or pizza, but I still make the majority of “what we eat” decisions in my family.  My family members do have a…

Books

Books! I love books, mainly a nonfiction self-help book based on biblical principles. My favorite topics are natural medicines, homemaking, cooking, gardening, and stewardship of our planet. I can spend hours, mainly during the winter months curled up on the couch or sitting by a west facing window devouring the words. Can you guess what…

Baking Pantry Staples

In my kitchen I have two pantry sections, one for baking and the other for cooking. In this post, I’ll cover my baking pantry. When I open my cabinet doors, I find cake mix, biscuit mix, self rising flour, cornbread mix, brownie mix, frosting, muffin mix, and cookie mix. Each of these prepackaged mixes are usually…

Recycle, Reuse, Refuse

I don’t know about you, but on grocery shopping day, I usually purge out my pantry and fridge of used containers. I can fill a 13 gallon trash bag full of empty cardboard boxes, tin cans, Styrofoam trays, plastic jugs, glass bottles and plastic bags. Just think how much packaging we bring into the house…

The Kitchen Sink and Beneath

I’m not trying to be fanatical and convert everyone to the way I run my kitchen. I know the kitchen is a very personal area of the home. What we consume, how we consume it and how we care for that area of the home is a touchy subject. I’m just inviting you to ponder…