Use Up Leftover Rice – Broccoli Rice Recipe

use up leftover rice - broccoli rice recipe

  I always seem to cook too much rice. Do you do that? I hope I’m not the only one! The following broccoli rice recipe is a great way to use up leftover rice and boost nutrition at dinner. The ingredients can be tweaked to suit your taste. Add extra cheese, or leave it out […]

Slow-Cooked Honey Chicken (a simple crockpot recipe)

honey chicken

This honey chicken recipe has been a family favorite for years. It’s yummy with vegetables on the side (and rice if you desire). Honey Chicken Recipe adapted from Jonni McCoy’s book, Miserly Meals.   Serves 4 Prep. Time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 4 hours 1 lb or 4 small chicken breasts 1/4 tsp. Curry powder 1 […]

Tinga – A Simple Mexican Dish That Feeds a Crowd!


This is a delicious Mexican dish that I learned to make while at the Bible school.  One of our wonderful teachers had been a missionary in Mexico and was taught how to make it while she was there. This recipe feeds a crowd. It’s perfect for a simple dinner with friends. Pair it with a […]

Your Green Resource – Week Thirty One

Your Green Resource

Welcome to Week 31 of Your Green Resource! Last week we had 59 entries. There’s lots and lots of good information being shared. I love it! What is “Your Green Resource”? It’s your chance to share all your green ideas, resources and solutions with ALL of our readers! That’s right, when you link up on […]

How to Make a Simple Lavender Body Oil

lavender body oil

Body oil is excellent for dry skin. It feels extremely luxurious, but need not be kept for special occasions; body oil is a perfect moisturizer for every day use as it hydrates skin exceptionally well. To use body oil: apply to damp skin after a warm shower (even better if you’ve used a body scrub). […]

How to Host a Salad Supper {Simple Hospitality for the Spring and Summer}


I was first introduced to the idea of having a Salad Supper when graduating from Bible college in 2001. Every year during graduation week, the ladies would have a Salad Supper. There would be a speaker, some awards and recognition, and everyone would bring a favorite salad to share. It was lovely. Because graduation is […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend {4/21}


Some favorite reads for you to peruse: Pictured above is my ever growing stash of crates. I’ve been buying them every week at Michael’s using a 40% off coupon. As I mentioned in my post about the dangers of formaldehyde, they will turn into a big crate bookcase for my daughter’s room and also one […]

Your Green Resource – Week Thirty

Your Green Resource

Week thirty! I can’t believe we’ve been sharing our green ideas together for thirty weeks! Thanks so much for taking part (whether you link up or read), you make this a place to learn and grow. What is “Your Green Resource”? It’s your chance to share all your green ideas, resources and solutions with ALL […]

How to Protect Your Family from the Dangers of Formaldehyde


Did you know that formaldehyde is the number one toxin found in indoor air? I didn’t until some time ago. But even then I wondered, “What exactly is formaldehyde and what damage can it do?” I did a little digging and found out a good deal of information on the topic. I’m sharing some of […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend {4/14}


Hello! I hope you are all enjoying a nice weekend. I spent the morning with my youngest daughter while the older kids were at “Camp Gramma.” We went out and about and enjoyed some sunshine. We also enjoyed a smoothie together. She wanted me to take a picture of the umbrella. Hence the picture above. […]