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Lemon Oatmeal Cake with Frosting :)

I made this cake for Michelle’s birthday earlier this week and as it was so yummy and moist, figured I would share it with you 🙂 It is similar to my Chocolate Oatmeal Picnic Cake but obviously without the chocolate and has an added bonus of frosting on the top! CAKE ingredients and instructions: 1. Mix together and let stand of 10 mins: 1 1/4 cups boiling water 1 cup rolled oats 2. In the meantime... read more

A four mile trail with lemonade!

With temps nearing 60F today it was too nice to ignore so after an early lunch we all headed out for the trail. This is the first time Richard has been with us on the trail and as it is so rare for the kids to know something he doesn’t they were excited to show him the way! Richard made a gallon of lemonade to take with us so we could refresh ourselves along the way. The trail is quite arduous at... read more

Oatmeal Fudge Bars

It’s been a while since I have shared a recipe with you but this is a good one with the family’s seal of approval! Last week we were sent a case (6) of Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk. Oh my! Yummy or what? Truly delicious and good straight out of the can BUT I needed to test it in some form of baking to see how it worked before reviewing it. Here’s what we ate! OATMEAL FUDGE BARS... read more

Berry Custard :)

It has been quite a while since I shared a recipe with you so hope you enjoy this one. This afternoon the kids and I went to the library which always causes great excitement. Down here in Branson although we cannot check out as many books (6 per card) we go more frequently as it is closer. There is also a thrift store below the library so if open, that has to be visited as well. As the kids were checking... read more

Mushrooms galore!

Two photos in this post One of our few gripes since moving to the USA nearly 18 years ago has been about the cost of food. Produce from the grocery store (not talking about junk food) is SO much more expensive over here compared with England. Both Richard and I LOVE mushrooms but at well over $3 a pound we don’t get to eat them very often. When we were first married and lacking finances, we used to... read more

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