Category Archives: Recipes

Sunday Recipe: Roasted Veggies

With lots of goodies coming in from the garden, I wanted to share with you roasted veggies, one of my favorite new way to cook them. As most of you know, Dave and I share cooking duties here at Happy … Continue reading

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Cooking up a storm

As most of you know, Dave is really the cook in our family. After several years of me just cooking every once in awhile, we decided to share the task. Now we alternate cooking every two weeks. Since we rarely … Continue reading

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Yummy Veggie Recipes

As most of you know, Dave and I trade off cooking every two weeks. It really has been fun, but especially a challenge this time of the year when we are trying to move the harvest from the garden to … Continue reading

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Sunday RoundUp: March 23

The weeks have been flying by and I’ve been getting lots accomplished, but I haven’t had the time to post. Dave has been busy on his blog posting about gardening, but he also added my recipe for Spinach Pie. I’ve … Continue reading

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Sunny Calendula Soap

Our last soaping session was in late April, right before the gardening season really took off. Dave grew some Calendula just for us to use in lotions and soap. It’s not a real impressive plant. But the blooms are beautiful. … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cherry Chicken

I’ve been having so much fun cooking again. Dave has been doing almost all of the cooking after we got married in 2007. At the end of last year we decided to share the cooking by alternating every two weeks. … Continue reading

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Soap Recipe: Chocolate Almond

Dave and I made some more soap the other day. Our supply is really low and with spring coming and all of the gardening chores ahead of us, we need to get on the ball and replenish our supply. Monday … Continue reading

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Saturday Soapmaking: Tea Tree Lemongrass Avocado

Our friend Carla had been wanting us to have another soapmaking lesson at our house so we got together Saturday with our friend Teresa and a new friend Donna and made two soaps: Tea Tree Lemongrass Avocado and Peppermint Honey … Continue reading

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Recipe: Yummy Fried Apples

I absolutely love fried apples. Whenever we eat out (and that’s rare) if they are on the menu, I just have to have them. Since it’s apple season, I had to make us some of these yummy fried apples. In … Continue reading

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How to: Lavender Sugar

With all of this lavender harvested, I recently made some lavender sugar. It’s really easy and can be made with fresh or dried lavender. All you need is a cup of sugar and 1/8 cup of fresh lavender. If you … Continue reading

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