Freezer Meatballs with a KitchenAid Mixer

Fall is approaching quickly – so that means one thing for our family: HARVEST! Quick and easy to prepare meals are a must. Kicking off the harvest preparations this year was a batch of freezer meatballs. I’ve made a few different recipes in the past, but this year decided to combine two different recipes to … Continue reading

What am I planting this year?

Much like Minnesotans are always talking about the weather, gardeners are always talking about what they are planting or have planted. So here is what I have planned for the year! I will have to admit that I may have went a little overboard with the mail order catalogs this year. Spring fever hit me … Continue reading

Seed Starting with Milk Jugs

I’ve been saving milk jugs from months now in anticipation of trying something new this growing season – seed starting in milk jugs. I found the idea on Pinterest awhile back and decided it was something I would try. I knew I wanted to start my own seeds this year, but didn’t want to buy … Continue reading

Squash Leather….What?

Here goes my first blog post! I know, weird first post right – squash leather? Today I accidentally heated up some frozen cooked butternut squash from the freezer, thinking it was Butternut Squash Soup. Nope – just plain old cooked & pureed butternut squash. The kids don’t like cooked squash very much and seeing how … Continue reading