The Big Fork and Spoon Makeover

I’ve had these things for a couple of years now and I know I’ve posted about them before but I just now got around to actually getting the project done. I believe these belonged to Mr. Awesome’s granny at some point but I remember seeing similar ones during my childhood so I was happy to have them passed on to me.

I’ve really been struggling with the never ending list of things that need to get done and the projects that have been piling up. Some of them just have to wait until we have time/money to tackle them but I’ve been trying to knock out some smaller ones here and there.

Instead of focusing on the things that can’t be completed because of a lack of funds/supplies I tried to change my mindset to find things I could complete with what we have on hand already. God has blessed us so much and the least I can do is try to be grateful for all the things He has provided us with and be a good example for my kids. They are always looking for reasons not to do things so this was a perfect example of how we could use things we already had to tackle a project that needed completed.

It’s taken me about a month because I’ve only did a little bit here and there. The spoon needed some repairs as a big chunk was missing from the end and the stuff I tried the first time didn’t do the trick. I had to wait to find some wood filler to try again and the first try wasn’t great. I didn’t give up and the second try turned out better.

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Adorable Chicken Cakes

I know I’ve posted these pics before but I thought I’d share some of the progress pics when I was making these… I forgot to take pics while making the second cake and the cupcake but they were super simple! These were inspired by Pinterest!

I made these for little miss’s birthday but these would be super cute for Easter as well!

I also forgot to take an up close picture of the picture of the little caterpillar but it was just some green fondant balls with a couple of candy eyes and antennas (flower stamens) added. I probably should’ve use red but Isabella picked out these pink ones.

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Shyanne’s Second Birthday!

Shyanne’s Second Birthday!

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Sourdough Battered Squash Blossoms

Oh my! How did I not know that fried squash blossoms were a thing?

I just happened to search for ways to use squash blossoms the other day as we have several veggies starting to ripen and it seemed such a waste for those big beautiful blossoms to just wither away. That’s when I found out that fried squash blossoms were a thing and I had to give them a try.

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Easy Chia Pudding

This recipe is pretty easy to make and I’m sure you could adjust it in many ways to suit your taste. I love that this is full of fiber, protein, and lots of healthy fats that little bodies and brains need!

I’m not sure how long this will keep in the fridge as I need to make a new batch every 3 to 4 days because my kiddos just gobble it up! Little miss loves this for breakfast or a snack.

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Sourdough Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

It’s been a long while since we’ve posted any recipes but here’s one we tried out this morning… we started it last night because it does take a little prep but the kids thoroughly enjoyed them. Mr. Joey said it ranked in the ‘Top 20’ of his all time favorite breakfasts.

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I flooded the kitchen again!

Yep, I did it again. I also put a hole through the side of a cabinet… on purpose!

You might be wondering what in tarnation that I’m doing but trust me it was all for a good reason… well flooding the kitchen wasn’t planned but it all worked out.

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By the Shores of Silver Lake Adventure Adventure Weekly Guide Links

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How we use these lesson plans:

Our school week is usually completed in 4 days. We use a Loop Schedule where we work for a designated amount of time on each subject before moving on to the next. After their work is completed for the day the kids are allowed to have independent studies were they can study whatever their little hearts desired.

Our 5th day is an optional day that we use to complete unfinished work or for other activities as we choose.


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1. By the Shores of Silver Lake Week 1 Lesson Plans

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5. By the Shores of Silver Lake Week 5 Lesson Plans

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Let’s Celebrate National Pancake Day!

Did you know that September 26th is National Pancake Day? Well, here are a few of our favorite recipes to celebrate: Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate National Pancake Day!”

Super Easy Baked Catfish

I made the best-baked catfish the other night and I just had to share it with y’all. We’ve been trying to eat healthier and this recipe will definitely be going on repeat. Continue reading “Super Easy Baked Catfish”

Top 10 Favorite Fall Recipes

Well, Fall is officially in the air and I am so ready for a little cool air and hopefully fewer mosquitos and love bugs… they are so bad right now. I’m also looking forward to a bonfire or two and a Weenie Roast of course! Continue reading “Top 10 Favorite Fall Recipes”

[STARTS MONDAY] These experts could help you start a keto diet!

Continue reading “[STARTS MONDAY] These experts could help you start a keto diet!”