Moms’ Outlets


Moms’ Outlets I started out our marriage and life as a first-time mom doing work “on the side”. I taught some NFP classes and unfortunately wasted a lot of precious hours with my “own-your-own-money-burning home-occupied business. Once I realized I was trading my friends and family for financial freedom and personal success, I transitioned away from […]

February 10, 2010

Herby Focaccia


¾ cups water 2 tbs coconut oil or butter 1 1/2 cups bread flour 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour 1 tbs sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2-1 tsp basil, oregano, parsley or other herbs of choice 1 ½ tsp bread machine/quick active dry yeast 3 tbs oil or butter Coarse salt, if desired Measure carefully, placing all ingredients except […]

February 8, 2010

Meal planning

Food, Marriage, motherhood

Planning menus, preparing dinner, cooking dinner, and cleaning up after dinner take a huge chunk in the pie chart of my days. Oh and sometimes I make my dinner and eat it too! I got majorly side-tracked from organized menu planning last year due to pregnancy and birth and holidays. I saw this clip on […]

February 3, 2010

“Pizza Sandwiches”


I rolled out 1/2 of the pizza crust dough so it would be more rectangular and fit on my 9X13 pan. I then spread some pizza sauce on, laid on the beef, and sprinkled on a little shredded cheese. I covered this up with the other half of the pizza crust dough and baked in the oven at 400 for about 25-30 minutes.

February 1, 2010

Simply Perfect pancakes!


When I think of my breakfast memories as a child, I think of pancakes. My mom made, and still makes, the best pancakes ever. Pancakes are such a perfect food. You can take them along for a cold snack, dress them up with eggs or sausage for a hearty breakfast or dinner, or even serve […]

January 25, 2010