What a fun day today! Ty went to Nana and Papa’s house this afternoon so I decided to make today a girls baking day. Madie and I made rolls (for dinner at Sarah’s), cinnamon rolls and orange bowknots. The orange bowknots were like a step back in time. What seems like forever ago I lived … More Crazy Baking Day!
I am really getting into this whole bread thing and no longer find it quite as intimidating. So today I made my own yeast rolls. They really weren’t too hard and tasted really good. So here it goes: Simple Yeast Roll 2 packages active dry yeast 2 cups warm water 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg … More Simple Yeast Rolls
Anyone who knows my husband at all knows what an amazing Dad he is. Honestly, he could win some sort of award. So this afternoon he built the kids a fort and just played in it with them for hours. I love this man!
I have made my own bread many times but always in a bread maker, never in the oven. So this was my very first non machine loaf of bread and it was amazing. Really, some of the best bread I have ever ate. I brought some for Mom to try and she likes it so … More Making Bread
Mike and I went and did all our bulk shopping yesterday and are still in the process of getting it all set up, so I will tell you about that in another post. Today I made my own dish washing detergent and am very happy with how it turned out. I got the recipe for … More Making My Own Dishwashing Detergent
Today was just another day in the Newcomer house. I drove to Eugene for school and took an anatomy test, cleaned my house, did laundry, completed hours of school work, took Madie to basketball practice and finally got started on Christmas decorations. Christmas is my very favorite holiday. I love everything about it from the … More Christmas is Coming
My husband Mike and I have been discussing our finances quite a bit lately. While we have enough money to pay our bills, it never seems like we can save much. We sat down to look at our budget and see where we can trim back. There are the simple things we are doing like … More Setting Out to Save Money