Menu Planning – Week of April 15

Sunday – Dinner at in-laws Monday – hamburgers (frozen), fried potatoes, veggies Tuesday – roast (freezer), butter noodles, veggies Wednesday – pizza meatloaf (freezer), mashed potatoes, veggies Thursday – pineapple and ham fried rice Friday – homemade hamburger helper, veggies, Easy rolls Saturday – beenie weenies (freezer), corn bread muffins, veggie or salad Continue reading Menu Planning – Week of April 15

Green beans, potatoes, and ham

I lived with my grandparents, mom, and sister as a teenager. On most nights, we would sit down as a family for dinner. One of the meals, my grandma would prepare is green beans, potatoes, and ham in the crockpot. I can still see the kitchen and her round crockpot full of the green beans, potatoes, and ham. We would either have it with bread and butter or a simple salad. Whenever I cook something from my childhood, I try to tell my boys about it. The Imaginative One was five when my grandma died. During the last year of … Continue reading Green beans, potatoes, and ham

Resurrection rolls

I found this recipe last week and tried it out on my family. They all have their seal of approval. In fact, I’ve been asked to teach a lesson on it on Easter Sunday. The crescent rolls represent the robes Jesus was wrapped in & the tomb he was put into after he died on the cross. The melted butter represents the oils put on Jesus before he was put in the tomb. The marshmallow represents Jesus. The sugar represents the sweetness of God in your life. The cinnamon represents the bitterness in life. You need both the sweetness and … Continue reading Resurrection rolls

Kool Aid colored eggs

I found this “recipe” for egg dye that I thought was a great idea. The Wee One has been pestering me to allow him to dye eggs. He doesn’t eat any though. It’s easy and smells great. All you need is Kool aid packets and 2/3rds cup of hot water. That’s it. Make sure you have the surface you are using covered up with paper though. It can stain otherwise. We put paper towel down on a tray so there was less mess. The Wee One can make a big one. Oh the grape flavor comes out dark so add … Continue reading Kool Aid colored eggs