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Spring is Coming, $1.99 Ebook and Recipe

IMG_8383If you have been wanting the cookbook but didn’t want to buy a hard copy today thru February 21 you can purchase it for the Kindle and the Nook at $1.99.

If you want a simple recipe for the weekend why don’t you try Whipping Cream Potatoes?  They are great with breakfast and/or for dinner.  Put a roast in the oven and make theses to accompany it and you will have a happy family.  If you are trying to watch your carb/fat combination this is not the dish for you but rarely do children need to watch that.

I am such a believer of good food but I don’t want to or have the time to spend all day preparing.  I can so quickly end up with a bad attitude if I am spending too much time in the kitchen and not getting to other things. I am constantly looking for ways to prepare food with ease.  This is one of my go-to’s!

This also makes a fantastic, easy-peasy side dish if you have to prepare large breakfasts or breakfasts for guests.  If I have company coming I will often assemble this dish 4 days before they arrive and just place it in my refrigerator until needed. I have also served these potatoes for Easter Dinners.  They pair well with ham! Can you tell, I love Whipping Cream Potatoes?

Whipping Cream Potatoes

1 (30 oz) bag of frozen shredded (we like shredded the best)  or 10 cups of cooked, shredded poatoes

1 1/2 cups whipping cream

2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

Preheat oven to 350 F. Beat whipping cream until soft peaks form, add salt and pepper.  Beat lightly again.  Fold potatoes into whipped cream mixture.  Pour into a 9 X 13 dish and bake uncovered for 60-70 minutes or until golden around the edges.  Serves 7-8.



Arctic Blast + Free e-book = Perfect Time To Cook!

With the frigid temps that have hit the nation, we might as well cook, right?

Today only, Feb 18 you can download my cookbook for free from Amazon.  Or you can go to Barnes and Noble or Christainbook.com, as well.   The free download ends tonight at midnight, EST.

Go ahead do it!!  Wouldn’t it be fun to make Baked Peach French Toast for breakfast or French Puff Cinnamon Muffins?  For lunch, Santa Fe Chicken Soup or Apple Pecan Salad with Sweet and Sour Dressing would make your innards happy!  Dinner could be as simple as Baked Rosemary Chicken and Whipping Cream Potatoes.  There are also some fun recipes for Pumpkin Spice Latte, Swiss Cheese Quiche, Homemade Bread with Wheat Flakes (you can always sub oatmeal for the wheat flakes) and Chocolate Meringue Bars.  Some of these items you will have on hand if your snowed in.  Some of them you will not.  It’s ok, substitute.  You really can’t hurt these recipes.  They are very simple with basic ingredients!

If you miss this deal but want to download it for $6.99 you may do so from Feb 19 -Feb 28 at the above links. 🙂

Many of you have prayed for our family over the past 6 months, we are so grateful to you for caring for us in this way!  We are seeing light, getting a bit more sleep as of last week and have a baby that appears to be growing stronger and stronger.  We are so grateful!!

Thanks for caring for us!


If Your Momma Heart Needs Encouragment

Sally Clarkson has so blessed and challenged me on my journey of mothering.  Last week, I believe she had a post on her blog  that straight up challenged me again.  When I was in her home a couple of years ago the one thing that I took away from her was ‘as a mom you will be tired a lot, but you must learn to push thru the tired to offer excellence to your children and hubbs’.  It is still so convicting and hard for me to do it and do it well but I purpose to grow in this area of my life as a mom!

I hope you will read this  POST  and be encouraged.  The first several sentences of her post are some house keeping ones but you can scroll on down to get to the real deal of her post and how she has learned to serve.

Blessings on your day!



Keepn It Real Here

Just arrived home from a whirlwind 36 hours and realized that in my last post about Apple Butter I failed to list cinnamon as an ingredient in one of the recipes. I apologize if you made it this weekend and you think it’s a little weak in that department (just add a little bit of ground cinnamon to your already made apple butter and I think you will like it).  I have double checked both recipes to make sure they have the correct ingredients.  I apologize.  I had multiple interruptions while working this post and then my hubbs came home early on Friday and we needed to be on the road to meet a rehearsal deadline and everything had to be kicked it up about 2 notches and I clearly wasn’t ready :-).