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Nick's Picks: Watermelon Feta Salad

07.29.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A very unique way to eat watermelon!    1 small Seedless Watermelon 8oz Feta Cheese (uncrumbled) 1/4 Cup chopped Mint 1/4 Cup Chopped Basil Olive Oil     Remove rind of the watermelon and cut into bite size cubes. Drain excess ...

Monday Morning Mind Bender

07.27.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

The letter W is unique in the english alphabet. Why?   ans) It's the only letter that has more than one syllable.      

Homemade Fabric Softener

07.27.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[3]

Here's an great way to save money by making your own laundry fabric softener. Start with an empty 90 ounce fabric softener bottle.     Add a 12oz. bottle of hair conditioner, any scent.Pour in 2.5 cups of white vinegar.Fill the rest ...

Nick's Picks: Watermelon Sorbet

07.22.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

A delicious taste of summer you can make at home! No ice cream maker required   8 Cups seedless watermelon puree 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 tbsp lemon juice   Puree watermelon in a blender or food processor Boil the sugar, water and lemon ...

Back-to-School Savings

07.14.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

It's that time of year!  School supplies are filling store shelves and if you are trying to save money, here are some tips to make you family's money go farther.     1) Coupons:  In addition to paper coupons, combine online ...

Nick's Picks: Watermelon Smoothies

07.08.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A delicious drink to welcome summer!   3 cups cubed frozen seedless watermellon 1/2 cup vanilla yougurt  1 cup of milk 3 tbsp honey 1 lime, juiced   toss it all in a blender and blend until smooth!mserves 4 8oz ...

When God Doesn't Fix It

07.08.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[4]

"When God Doesn't Fix It--Lessons You Never Wanted to Learn, Truths You Can't Live Without" book review by Terese Main. Laura Story is an amazing woman.  If you ask her, she would probably say she's just a regular woman with an amazing ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Strawberries and Cream Squares

07.01.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[2]

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened ...

Waffles by Terese

06.30.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Waffles. The First Graders in my Sunday School class teach me so much; I sometimes wonder who the teacher is.  A few weeks back, a wee one was trembling in the hallway.  I hadn't noticed her when another teacher came in, "Is this little ...

Nicks Picks: Bacon Corn Relish

06.23.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

Looking to change up your grilling routine? Try topping this on your next steak, chicken or fish! 4 ears of corn roasted or grilled 8 oz bacon cooked crispy and chopped 1/2 yellow onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2-3 garlic cloves minced salt ...

Nick's Picks: Father's Day Burgers!

06.17.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Perhaps the perfect burger for the perfect dad?   2 Pounds Ground Beef 1 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 Tsp Onion Powder 1 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce   Burger Buns (toasted!) Pepper Jack ...

Nick's Picks: Nick's Coleslaw

06.10.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A classic! From our kitchen to yours! About 8 Cups of Shredded Cabbage (green and purple) 1 Carrot Shredded 2 Cups Mayo 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Tsp Cumin 1/2 Tsp Celery Seed   Mix it all together! For best results, refrigerate for 4 hours and then ...

Hard Cooked Eggs

06.05.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[1]

How Do You Hard Cook Eggs? Poor Randy can't get his eggs to peel once their hard boiled.  They're fresh from the farm, which may have something to do with it because older eggs peel easier.  In fact, the eggs you buy in the store are ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Desserts First Breakfast Cereal Cookies!

06.03.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[0]

Total Time: 30 minutesYield: 12 cookiesIngredients: 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour1 cup rolled oats1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla ...

20 Things in 20 Minutes

06.02.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Take just 20 minutes and rid your house of these 20 things.Your life will be more clutter-free! Grab a garbage bin and donation bag and start tossing,recycling or donating these items: The closet1. Plastic hangers that have lost their shape.2. ...