National Chocolate Day ! Brownie Mix

National Chocolate Day ! Brownie Mix

  Make this Master Mix ( with out shortening)  and put in  jars and include directions. Makes a great hostess gift with recipes using the master mix.      Master Mix 4 C Flour 1 T plus 1 tsp baking powder 1 T salt 81/2 C Sugar 21/2 C Cocoa 2 C shortening Combine first [...]

Hope is an Open Window

Hope is an Open Window

In October we where challenges in class to journal about our word in music and lyrics.  Since Hope is my word for 2018  I found this amazing song from  the great Diana Ross.  The song title was my inspiration for the drawing of the open window I did,.  You can find the whole song bellow just follow [...]

Sunday * Words of Faith

Sunday * Words of Faith

Happy Sunday ! Today's Words of Faith is  from Numbers   . Each Sunday I bring you  a bible verse as I work my way through the bible -one chapter at a time. Lisa Numbers 6:24-26 King James Version (KJV) 24 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: 25 The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: 26 The Lord lift [...]

Slow -Cook * Apple Cinnamon Steel Oats

Slow -Cook * Apple Cinnamon Steel Oats

Saturday is my day to share breakfast recipes or slow cooked recipes. Today is my version of a slow cooked  apple oatmeal cereal. Perfect for these chill  Fall mornings - Lisa    2 apples, peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2-1/2 to 3 cups chopped) 1-1/2 cups  milk (or substitute non-diary alternative like almond milk) [...]

Crafts from the Home * DIY Candle making

Crafts from the Home *  DIY Candle making

Today's craft from the Home -is easy DIY Candles.  Made with used cat cans. I always have these on hand because i have a cat that only eat canned cat food, So Mom recycles  them into candle holders - perfect for the holiday .Use them outside in pumpkins or tables cape these are fun and easy [...]

Drop Dead Ornaments by Lois Winston

Drop Dead Ornaments  by Lois Winston

    book link Anastasia Pollack’s son Alex is dating Sophie Lambert, the new kid in town. For their community service project, the high school seniors have chosen to raise money for the county food bank. Anastasia taps her craft industry contacts to donate materials for the students to make Christmas ornaments they’ll sell at [...]

Holiday Ornament Collection

Holiday  Ornament Collection

Today Holiday Post  is all about  - Ornament Collections inspired by the newest quilt block in this Christmas Quilt along I am doing. #12 quilt block   My Mother is an avid Ornament Collector and every ornament tells a story of a gift or a travel memory. Here;s a few I would like to share:   [...]

Bernice * A Powerful Lesson of Empathy and Courage

Bernice * A Powerful Lesson of Empathy and Courage

This is written by a teacher, Mom and learning coach at our on line school.      book link Bernice is a 32 page children's book that takes the reader on a journey through a sweet girl's first day of school and the challenges she faces. Bernice bravely tackles the serious topic of bullying and [...]

Festival of Holidays * New Year Party

Festival of Holidays * New Year Party

So if we are having a New Year celebration we need party food : Here's a sample of recipes -    Champagne Punch  Using a pitcher, mix orange and pineapple juice. Pour orange-pineapple mixture into champagne flutes until half full. Fill glasses with champagne. Serve immediately, garnished with raspberries and rosemary, if desired.     Black Bean and [...]