Small Successes of 2020 – “What the 2020?!?”

It has been a year! A year since the shutdowns of 2020 and I am grateful. Interesting combo, right? Well, I didn’t realize how grateful I was for the past year, until I read a blog post by a person who wrote their “2020 Eulogy”. At first it was entertaining, then I realized how sad it truly was. Their eulogy embraced a lost year of their life – the year 2020. That caused me to reflect… Did I also lose a year of my life? My choleric temperament was desperately hoping that was not the case. (I can’t handle wasting … Continue reading Small Successes of 2020 – “What the 2020?!?”

Make Elderberry Syrup at Home

It has been known for centuries that Elderberry Syrup is a beneficial flu and cold remedy (an immune booster), but it wasn’t until I did more research that I realized it truly is a marvelous berry! Not only does it boost your immune system with Vitamins and Minerals, it can also reduce flu or cold symptoms, including respiratory transmissions. How amazing is that! Read more about the benefits of Elderberries here. After reading these benefits, I decided to make my own syrup. The pre-made syrup is extremely expensive, but it is a rather easy process to make at home. I … Continue reading Make Elderberry Syrup at Home

Morning Flaxseed Muffins

I was searching the internet, hoping to find a different muffin recipe – one that was unique and I had never attempted before. Well, I found it! Of course, I modified the recipe due to either lacking ingredients (I’m trying to be very conscience and use up what we have before purchasing more) or knowing what my family prefers. The original recipe can be found on the website Venison for Dinner (My Mama’s Mama’s Bran Muffins). This recipe is quick and easy to make for a morning treat and the best part, my kids loved it! Morning Flaxseed Muffins Prep … Continue reading Morning Flaxseed Muffins