1905 Farmhouse

Recipes

How to Make Fruit Leather

A close up of a pink/reddish mixture on a dehydrator sheet

Homemade fruit leather brings me back to summers as a kid when my mom would make fruit leather for us and we would devour it as fast as she made it. I like to do this in the summer when we have extra fruit available from our orchard or from whatever is in season: strawberries, […] Read more…

Ice Cream Float with Sparkling Water

A glass cup sitting on a woven placement with a red drink with pink foam on top and sprinkles with glittered hearts surrounding the cup

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to get into the spirit of the holiday by creating an ice cream float with sparkling water. I came up with this recipe because my kids don’t drink pop (or soda as some of you call it) very often but they love sparkling seltzer […] Read more…

DIY Garlic Bread Seasoning-Great for Gift Giving

I love making DIY gifts for many different occasions: housewarming gifts, extended family gifts, holiday gifts, etc. And I am always a huge fan of DIY gifts that keep on giving! So I created a garlic bread seasoning that you add to your favorite butter or margarine, to spread on your favorite bread or rolls. […] Read more…

How to Make Naturally Sweet Strawberry Jam

A side view of glass jars filled with strawberry jam without lids

Summer is here and that means it is strawberry season here in Oregon. This is one of my favorite times of the year. There is nothing better than a ripe red strawberry warmed by the sun right off the vine. (Is anyone else’s mouth watering?) The strawberry season here in Oregon is short depending on […] Read more…

Quick & Easy Baked Chicken Bites

If you are a busy Mom like myself you appreciate a quick family dinner that everyone will love. This recipe for quick and easy baked chicken bites is sure to please even the pickiest eater! This recipe has actually been with me since I was a wee 4th grader 🙂 Can you believe that?! I […] Read more…