Adventures, Cooking

Mochi Ice Cream and Other Sweets!

Mochi Ice Cream The Asian home-cooking adventure continues with some tasty Japanese sweets, like this Mint Chocolate Chip Mochi Ice Cream. Have you ever attempted to make Mochi? It's easier than you might think. Mint-Chocolate Chip Mochi Ice Cream As I mentioned in my previous post, I find my Japanese recipes at Just One Cookbook.… Continue reading Mochi Ice Cream and Other Sweets!

Adventures, Cooking

Cherry Blossom Cookies – with real blossoms!

My journey into Asian cooking began when I found Just One Cookbook. A recipe website created by Namiko Hirasawa Chen, to share easy (and tasty) Japanese recipes. When I found her recipe for Cherry Blossom cookies, I just had to try it! I ordered some salted cherry blossoms from Japan since I could not find… Continue reading Cherry Blossom Cookies – with real blossoms!

Adventures, Cooking

Asian Home-Cooking – A New Adventure!

I realize it has been... awhile... since I last posted. To be honest I had debated whether or not to continue with the blog. But, here I am! Here to tell you about my newest cooking adventures - Asian Home-Cooking! How it all started: Starting the journey into Asian cooking! Back around July 2019, I… Continue reading Asian Home-Cooking – A New Adventure!

Adventures, Children's Ministry

A Masters course, 1st official class IN University

This week marked a monumental occasion in my life. I attended my first in-person Masters level class at a University. I have taken two Masters level courses from another school, and will be taking a few more from them, but the school is across the country. Four-hour time difference. As much as I enjoy that...… Continue reading A Masters course, 1st official class IN University

Resolutions
Adventures

Goals or Resolutions? Which do you prefer?

Are you one of those people who starts a new year off with a long list of resolutions? Or do you set one or two achievable resolutions? Perhaps you don’t bother with resolutions at all. Maybe you just have goals that remain the same throughout the years. What do I do? I am typically one… Continue reading Goals or Resolutions? Which do you prefer?

Adventures, Children's Ministry

A new adventure, a new focus

Once again, I will be making some changes to this poor old blog of mine. My focus in life has shifted and therefore the focus of this blog will be shifting as well. I will still leave room here for our adventures in homeschooling and crafting, but now the main focus of my writing will… Continue reading A new adventure, a new focus

Cooking

Baking up a storm!

Life has been a bit hectic lately, but that hasn't stopped me from baking up quite the storm. It doesn't help that I've fallen in love with the Great British Bake-off. Whenever I see someone making delicious food on tv, it always gets me excited to be in the kitchen. Hubby enjoys this, at least… Continue reading Baking up a storm!

Cooking

Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Are you looking at the title and thinking, "say what? Cauliflower on a grilled cheese?" That was my initial thought when I read the recipe in our weekly eMeals plan. However, it turned out to be delicious. We've used eMeals in the past but had taken a break from it. A month or so ago we… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Cooking

French Macarons

Have you ever attempted French Macarons? Or tried one? They are ridiculously delicious! This is another one of the desserts I learned to make from one of the Craftsy courses. My husband absolutely loves them. So today I decided to whip up a batch and surprise him. Of course, I had some help! First, Lil… Continue reading French Macarons