French Toast

Makes 12 pieces of toast. 6 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 12 slices of bread butter syrup Beat eggs and milk with a wire whisk or fork in a large low dish.  I like using my glass pie pans. Heat griddle or skillet over low to medium heat (275-325*F).  Grease griddle with butter if necessary. … More French Toast

Waffles

We eat waffles every Wednesday in our house.  My kids enjoy the routine of knowing what’s for breakfast. The original recipe is from Betty Crocker.  I’ve made changes to suit me. Breakfast Waffles 2 eggs 1 cup flour 2/3 cup milk 1/4 cup oil 1 TBsp sugar 1 TBsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla … More Waffles

Pancakes

These pancakes are a staple to my families breakfast menu.  We have them weekly!  I try to add a little variety by adding chocolate chips or making them different sizes.  I’ve even tried my hands at shapes and letters for the different holidays/seasons. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!  The … More Pancakes

November Meal Plan

For those of you who like to meal plan, here is what my November meals will look like. My family likes big breakfasts and don’t like to experiment much on new recipes.  So you will find eventually that a lot of our meals are similar.  But, for now, I’m going to try a bunch of … More November Meal Plan

For the Wee Ones!

Over the last couple of years, my extended family has exploded: in a good way!  Many of my cousins are now starting their families.  It’s been my goal to gift to them a knitted sweater and small quilt with each new arrival.  So far, I’ve been pretty good about getting it done! My current work in … More For the Wee Ones!

Full Bath: Part II

First, make sure you fill all those little waffle squares with mortar.  Then, add another layer on top with your trowel grooves.  Set your tile.  It’s recommended when you lay your tile out you start from the center of the room, so it appears that the tiles run under the walls.  Mr. Roots and I … More Full Bath: Part II