Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dump-It-In Hardtack

I first heard about hardtack as a child when reading stories of American pioneers. In my child’s mind I pictured these rugged pioneers bouncing along in their covered wagons, each one gnawing on their own rock-hard cracker the size of … Continue reading

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Dump-It-In Cooking

I’m a dump-it-in cook. And since opposites attract, Hubby is not. He follows a recipe exactly, down to the last grain of salt in a measured teaspoon. He even shaves off extra in a cup of flour with the flat … Continue reading

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Homemade Love

Our friend, Maureen, came visiting one Christmas and brought along a fairly large package wrapped in Christmas paper. The brightly wrapped box quickly caught the attention of our 3 year-old daughter and 17 month-old son.  They giggled and tore off … Continue reading

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