Fall Treat: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Fall Treat: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds. Easy DIY savory crunchy pumpkin seeds!

Today’s article is brought to you by one of my daughters!  When Sarah and her family visited recently, they made a batch of these yummy seeds, so I asked her to share the recipe with you.  ~ With love, Charlotte Fall Treat:  Roasted Pumpkin Seeds by Sarah Vera Nothing says fall like pumpkin, right? To […]

Summer Fun and Summer Meals


Summertime and the livin’ is easy….or not.  Many families have a distinct summer schedule that differs from the school year, with a myriad of new activities.  Even if there are no children at home, life takes on a different feel when warm weather rolls around.  Summer affects just about everything, from laundry and meals to […]

Resurrection Rolls for Easter


A few years ago we started a new tradition at Easter time:  making Resurrection Rolls.  We usually make them with the younger girls after dyeing boiled eggs.  Last year things got so busy we didn’t make them until several days after Easter.  See?  No perfection required when it comes to family traditions.   Resurrection Rolls […]

7 Things to Do the Week After Christmas


Christmas is wonderful, but so is the week AFTER Christmas.  It’s a time of reflection, looking forward, decluttering and organizing.  Here’s a short list of ideas for things to do the week after Christmas: Take down Christmas decorations and put them away in time for New Year’s Eve. Put up some new winter décor, like […]

Spritz Pillow Cookies


Buttery spritz cookie dough with chocolate inside–how can you go wrong? It’s been so long ago that I don’t remember where we got the idea to tuck a little chocolate bar between the layers of delicate spritz dough, but they’ve been a special occasion favorite for years. At some point our family decided to call […]