Making Your Own Spaghetti Sauce to Can or freeze

5 Gallons tomatoes – (I prefer Romas) Carrots – 4 (if you don’t have a food processor you can shred) Garlic – 8 cloves, minced Onions – 3 large Bell Peppers or Mix of Banana Peppers – 4 Handful of Fresh Basil Fresh Oregano – 1/2 handful (can used dried too but don’t over do it they get stronger as they … Continue reading

Eating in Dauphin Island, Alabama

  We enjoy a week on  Dauphin Island, Alabama. It is a VERY low key beach with no grocery stores, no putt putt golf, only one or two gift shops, and only a half dozen restaurants. So grab some groceries before you cross the bridge in Moblie and enjoy the slow pace of Dauphin Island. … Continue reading

Durbin Farms, Clanton Alabama

Durbin Farms in Clanton Alabama is a FAVORITE stop of mine. ANYTIME we are traveling south along I65 through Alabama it is a MUST STOP. It has grown over the years the first time we made this stop it was just a fruit market and ice cream shop. Now there are all kinds of gift items … Continue reading

Sunflower Seeds

Dakota Style recently contacted me about trying their product. I get several requests to try things out and often turn them down. Often they don’t fit with what I share on the website or I am not interested in the product so in turn I won’t recommend it etc. But my son LOVES sunflower seeds … Continue reading

Travel to Cocodrie Louisiana

  Last week My family and my Father went to Cocodrie Louisiana which is south of New Orleans for a fishing trip. While Memories where made fishing, you know I enjoyed the cajan food and the sites and sounds too. So I wanted to take a minute to share a little about the trip with … Continue reading

Freezer Cooking Night for $50 a person

It has been hard to keep the freezer cooking nights going on a regular basis. We tend to travel a lot and my son plays sports year round so we often have ball games on Friday Nights.  And since some of the mama’s that join in for the freezer cooking work outside the home and … Continue reading