Set Free From a Box

Set Free From a Box

Once upon a time there was a mom of 12 who lost 100 pounds. She did it over a period of 18 months with exercise, eating smaller portions and focus. The weight stayed off for years, as she was vigilant with exercise and eating. Then one day, the mom tripped over a humidifier in her…

Easy Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Easy Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Post updated: July 26, 2018 Maybe you grew up with boxed pudding mixes like I did. The cooked version was better than instant, but you haven’t tasted delicious pudding until you’ve eaten homemade chocolate pudding! This is another stained and splattered recipe from a little recipe notebook given to me by my mother-in-law the night…

Easy Bathroom Update

Easy Bathroom Update

Bathroom decorating may not be the most exciting project, but if you think about it, it’s something with a big impact and you’ll enjoy the results frequently. We moved into our house almost three years ago and at the time I wanted something bright to go with the beige tile and taupe walls in the…

Medical School Graduation Party

Medical School Graduation Party

Our (very large) family loves to throw a celebration party, mainly because we love an excuse to get together and eat! But when our daughter-in-law recently graduated from medical school, it was an extra-special event to celebrate. Nate and Chesney had already moved out of state where she would begin her surgery residency soon, so…