Sheryl’s Baked Oatmeal

We wrap all of these in plastic wrap, cover them with foil and label them before we place them into the freezer.

I’m sharing our favorite baked oatmeal recipe. It was given to us by a very good friend. There are those friends who have just been there forever. They may not be part of your life every single day but they are in your heart. Such is life with my friend, Sheryl. More than 20 years ago, she was part of…

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Big Families, Babies and Blessings

Tracy / September 8, 2014

(Below is an edited re-print of a blog written in 2006. It’s fun to re-read some of these old blog posts. My life is so different now than it was then. It seems like lifetimes have passed since then.) I am a mom of eight. Yes, gasp, I know……most of you already know this but for those who don’t I…

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It’s been a while since I posted anything about our latest home projects. This one has been fun and we are so happy with the results! We have so needed new tables. We were using folding tables from Walmart- four of them seated everyone, and my mom. Of course, I dreamed of new tables (have you seen the tables at…

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The Making of a Dining Table

Tracy / October 13, 2011

The making of our dining table was a labor of love. After years of looking in stores and asking other big families we knew about how they found tables to fit their big families, Paul and I realized we were going to have to break down and build our own. I’ve found these plans online: Both truly beautiful, but wow(!),…

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