Beef One Dish- Quick, Easy, and Healthy!

The May 1980 issue has a variant of this recipe, and I know I’d be cooking it and sharing it with you. Mostly because my family eats this 2-3 times a month anyway. We just love it. One reason I love it is that I always…

Weekly Workbasket- May 21

I’ve decided to start doing a regular post called Weekly Workbasket, where I’ll share with you some of my To Do List and goals for the week. Besides this website I also homeschool, run a homeschool group, and of course mother and take care of the…

Catching Up- Where has May Gone?!?!?

Hello hello dear readers! I can’t believe May is almost gone! I know I haven’t posted much, but I promise I have been working hard! The May (1980) issue I’m using doesn’t have a ton of projects I’m interested in. The #1 project I’m dedicated to…

Sheep & Wool- 2017

Usually I sit down on the weekend and do some blog posts for the week, but this weekend I was busy on Saturday, and Sunday had a crazy headache and wanted to write when I’d actually make sense. Where was I busy on Saturday? The Maryland…

Kids Crochet

Every year my son and I volunteer at a local booksale and acquire some new items. Usually books obviously, the occasional game, and this year, he got this! AND, he didn’t say “Mom, can you make these for me?” What he did say was “Mom! Can…

It’s May 1980!

1980 had quite a few big things happen. The Iraq-Iran war started. Ronald Reagan will be elected later this year.  Mt Saint Helens erupted just recentlyand erupted again this month, killing 57 people. A personal favorite- the Post It hit the market! John Lennon was killed…

Pulled Pork Dip

This isn’t from a magazine issue, it’s just something I make that my family loves and asks for. I homeschool my son, so we regularly are cooking and eating (or packing) our own food three times a day. I will admit that quite often if lunch…

A Bunny Egg Fail

In the April 1949 issue there was an adorable little egg cozy, just basic crochet with instructions to make a rooster or a bunny. I was very excited because we eat insane amounts of eggs. My son and I will often has 2-3 soft boiled eggs…

Instagram

Just a quick note to let you know I’m now on Instagram! I’ll be posting more photos of items as they are in the works, or more funny little bits and bobs I come along while I work and shop. I’d love to have you follow…

Noodle Bake- Straight out of 1975

March got away from me before I tried the Noodle Bake recipe in the 1975 issue, but I did make it before going on my trip. Then I ate it a few times for lunch while traveling and while away. Not always easy to find gluten…