Summertime Chex Mix

Tonight will be the first time in over a year that I will not be nursing our son to sleep.  To say I’m struggling with that is an understatement.  Luckily, a group of homeschooling moms are getting together with moms like me who are interested in homeschooling to learn more.  I’m praying this get together…… Continue reading Summertime Chex Mix


Potty Training Update

I posted about potty training a few months ago.  My son was ten months old when we decided to give it a shot.  Recently, I feel like we are going through the motions, but we aren’t really making progress…until today. We haven’t put him in underwear yet.  To be honest, with the puppies, it would…… Continue reading Potty Training Update

canning · Dinner · gardening · Lunch · Recipes

Walnut Pesto

  A few things happened this weekend that prompted me to whip up a batch of walnut pesto.  First, the basil I started from seed this spring is finally ready to be picked. Then, we had some major excitement in the garden yesterday.  I headed out to water the chickens and noticed something red on…… Continue reading Walnut Pesto

Dinner · healthy · Recipes

“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Another Front Porch Bliss Approved Recipe We are still working on eating better here at the Front Porch Bliss household.  So, I recently made Mock Garlic Mashed Potatoes.  The recipe is actually more of a pureed cauliflower dish and it is delicious!  It was so good that we enjoyed it two nights in a row.  The first night…… Continue reading “Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Blogging · challenge

July Photo Challenge-Week 2

We are still moving along on our photo challenge, but I forgot to post last weeks winner!  I apologize-It completely slipped my mind… So, without further delay, the winner of the July photo challenge for week 2 is from the blog My Frugal Farmstead.  You know I’m a sucker for anything relating to Wisconsin, right?…… Continue reading July Photo Challenge-Week 2