Make Do & Mend

This is a vintage guide from World War II Britain.  MAKE DO AND MEND on Amazon “Make do and mend” was a saying popular in the first half of the 20th century, you know, because there was that pesky Flu Pandemic going on that killed about 10% of the world’s population.  Nobody wanted to talk…

Cowboy Kent Rollins’ New Cookbook is Out!

I love watching his YouTube Channel because I hate to cook, but have to do it anyway.  He makes the process fun. Kent Rollins Website FAITH, FAMILY, AND THE FEAST on Amazon

Meals Out of Leftovers

There are certain meals most of us don’t realize we’re probably created just to use up leftovers by our grandmothers and great-grandmothers.  I hate to cook, but I’m cooking from scratch a lot right now.  And baking a lot too.  But I do like to bake.  I have a large family and they’re constantly hungry. …

Home With The Kids

HAND-PRINT ANIMAL ART at Goodreads was one of the best art books from when my children were little.  There are many others for older children and teens, as well.  Remember, you can use all sorts of things for arts and crafts, check your garbage can or stuff you have crammed in storage. I know it’s…

Top Three Historical Cooking Resources

GRANDMA’S WARTIME KITCHEN at Goodreads I hate cooking and I’m lousy at it, though I do enjoy baking and cooking over a campfire.  But, I also love History.  I homeschooled our children when they were little and one of the ways to bring history alive for a child is projects.  Cooking is a great project…