I started my blog in 2010 and then stopped it for a year and half in 2014 until September 2015. I’m going through all the recipes I’ve posted in the last 5.5 years. According to the stats, these are the lesser known recipes on my blog. Some of them need pictures which I hope to get on the blog soon.
Welcome to day 10 of the 31 day Writing Challenge which means we are a third of the way through the challenge. This week I’ve shared a LOT of recipes.
Here are the recipes I’ve shared this week. Click on the picture to go to the post with the recipe.
I also shared my menu plan for this week. Click on the graphic to see our menu for the past week.
The highlight of this week is the homemade brownies I baked on Sunday for dessert. Imaginative One was craving brownies so he was happy when we had those for dessert.
This is how much was left on Monday. The boys were fighting over who got the pieces stuck to the bottom of the dish. (Click on the picture to go to the recipe.)
We followed the menu plan for this week except for the side dishes on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday we had pasta roni instead of the rice a roni and on Tuesday we had regular corn bread instead of pumpkin corn bread. It was nice following the menu. It made getting dinner on the table easier.
Every year a local land trust plants sunflowers. People flock to the sunflowers for pictures. This year they bloomed later. We had a rainy June so they were planted later in the season. On Wednesday evening, we ate dinner and then went out to see the sunflowers. Afterwards we went to our local dairy for ice cream.
Onto the slow cooker recipe for the day:
An hour south of us is Cincinnati. Cincinnati is known for the Bengals and Reds. Most of all Cincinnati is known for the their chili. It’s a sweet chili instead of a spicy chili. So if you are looking for a chili that is different, try the Skyline chili.
Hubby, the Wee One, and I went to the Apple Fest at one of our local places. I go there every year and enjoy tasting different foods. There are some foods I look forward to eating such as the gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. Yum!
Here is what I ate at the Apple Fest:
I also had some freshly pressed apple cider and some apple butter. We bought a bag of kettle corn to share with the Imaginative One when he gets back from his camping trip.
I hope you enjoyed seeing what I enjoyed at the Apple Fest this year.
This blog has been around for five years (June 2010). However, I stopped writing on it in Feb. 2014. I tried to pick it up on the blogger platform and did until August 2014 but then just stopped.
Now I’ve decided to restart the blog. I need ideas of what topics to write about. If you could please comment on this post or on my Facebook page.
That’s the other things I wanted to talk about. I created a Facebook page for this blog back in 2010. I don’t do much with it because I only have 64 likes on the page. I really would like to have more likes on it. It’s named Ramblings of my Crazy Life after my second blog. Here is a link to it. Please go and visit it and post what you would like me to blog about either cooking wise or life wise. If it’s doing with cooking or feeding my family, I’m put it on this blog. If it’s about life, I’ll post it on the other blog.
I also have a Pinterest account for this blog. Since I haven’t used this blog in a while, I haven’t put anything new on it lately. I’m not a big Pinterest user so I don’t go on there often.
My ultimate goal for this blog is it to be like a recipe book for my boys when they are young men and start off life cooking for themselves.
I cannot believe that when I started this blog, they were only 5 and almost 7 years old. They are now 10 and 12 years old. They still will ask me “What’s for dinner?” when I come home from work.
Here is some pictures of some foods I cooked or whipped up this week:
Have a great week. Oh and the link to my Facebook page is on the sidebar. Please go over and check it out.
So my family has decided we are going to Walt Disney World in the beginning of April. Yesterday we hunted for the pictures we took during our last trip to Disney in 2009 when the boys were 3 and 5. We finally located the majority of the pictures. There was 1 picture I really wanted to find because it is hilarious. I was taking a picture of the German Pavilion in Epcot. When I looked at the picture later, there was a teenager in the middle of the picture and his expression is like “Just take my picture already.” It looks like I was taking a picture of him instead of the German pavilion.