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  • Rolls that rest when you do
    Rolls that rest while you do
    Because most all of us are always "on the go," it's always nice to have recipes that fit around your schedule. With the limited time frames we have, we like to find recipes that allow us to "fix it and forget it." Bread...
  • Winter parking ban take effect today
    Winter parking ban take effect today
    City of Chicago "Winter Overnight Parking Ban" began at 3 a.m. today, December 1st, on all critical arterial streets and will be in effect until April 1st, 2013, no matter if there is snow or not. To ignore the "Winter Overnight...
  • A coffeecake that you make before bed
    A coffeecake to make before bedtime
    It's always a treat to have breakfast waiting on you when you get up in the morning, especially if someone makes it for you! Unfortunately, not everyone has the advantage of having someone around to prepare a meal for them, so they have to...
  • Wheat and rye berries are like sprouts.
    Berries good for brain functioning (Video)
    You are probably thinking – what is a wheat and rye berry? No, it isn’t like a strawberry, blueberry or raspberry. It looks similar to uncooked rice and comes in different shades of brown or tan. Would you believe it’s an actual...
  • Yeast rolls that rest when you do
    Yeast rolls that rest when you do
    Because most all of us are always "on the go," it's always nice to have recipes that fit around your schedule. With the limited time frames we have, we like to find recipes that allow us to "fix it and forget it." Bread...
  • Cookies that bake while you sleep
    Cookies that bake while you sleep
    These months of summer have many of us on the go almost constantly. Between taking vacations, taking children to summer activities and getting together with family and friends, time can seemingly run short. Youmay wantto do some baking, but your...
  • The Lake at Thousand Trails - Lynchburg
    Camping: Just Off the Beaten Path
    Spring is such a great time of the year here in Virginia. Warm temperatures, cool nights, and beautiful scenery. Just makes me want to get outside and spend some quality time with nature. That is one of the many reasons I love to go camping. We...
  • Agave Buttercream dwindles need for corn syrup in pantry
    Agave Buttercream dwindles need for corn syrup in pantry
    I have been making cupcakes. My husband thinks I'm a little bit crazy because I've made six batches in the last three weeks. That is about 144 cupcakes for a family of four (one, of which, is an infant). I did a little research on a...
  • Inn on Crescent Lake
    Get away for a night at a Bed & Breakfast - a Kansas City date idea
    Recently, my husband and I, realizing we were in need of a getaway, stayed at the Innon Crescent Lake in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.Barely thirty minutes from downtown Kansas City, the Innon Crescent Lake felt like we were hundreds of miles from...