Category Archives: Farm Mama’s Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of our home. And even though it’s not my dream kitchen yet, I still love to cook for my family there.

I’m sharing with you all our favorite dishes – Daily meals guaranteed to return cleaned plates, special treats, and some of my best Farm Mama tips and tricks to keep a crowd fed and happy … in a flash and on budget.

Welcome to Farm Mama’s Kitchen!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Just a quick update to wish all y’all a HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! Today is a day that our family really enjoys celebrating – from the wearing of the green to the eating of the corned beef, and especially the drinking of the Guinness!  😉 One of our favorite things to make our St. Paddy’s Day feast fun is making a… Read more »

Snout Juice, A Home Remedy

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A vicious sinus/respiratory bug has been making it’s way through our house this past week. Maybe your house has been suffering from something similar this winter? Which is why I want to share with you, Snout Juice – my favorite home remedy against colds, sinus issues, seasonal allergies, and various versions of respiratory gunk. First, let me be clear – I am… Read more »

Using A Menu Planner

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Here’s an update on how using a menu planner is working out … I decided to test a customizable, two-week menu planner, first – I found it here.  I thought it would be a good way to begin, two-weeks at a time, and with a plan that I could customize before printing. (Do you LOVE that I had to Google how to take a screenshot… Read more »

Organized and Orderly: Meal Planning

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Christmas Sunrise

It’s time to enact some of my exciting plans to be more organized and orderly in this new year. There are actually so many areas where I want to be more organized … it was a mind-scrambling challenging task to figure out where to begin.  I made a list of all the things I felt I could be doing better:  Meal planning; home school record… Read more »

Fool Proof Homemade Bread

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I like bread.  My family likes bread.  We go through several packages of English muffins, bagels, sandwich bread, tortillas, and waffles every week.  (Remember – we’re a family of 6 so one package of bagels doesn’t last more than a day or two if everyone eats one for breakfast.) When I was a little girl, I spent a lot of time… Read more »

5 Summer ‘Can’t Live Without’ Items

It occurred to me the other day that there are a few items I just can’t seem to get along without, especially in the summer.  I know everyone has a favorite ‘stuff’ list:  A lipstick shade that always makes your smile look fabulous, for example; or a pair of sandals that go with absolutely everything and never, ever make your feet hurt no matter how many… Read more »

Grilled Summer Veggie Sandwiches

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It’s been a while since I shared a recipe with y’all, hasn’t it? Well, I didn’t stop cooking, that’s for sure! It’s summer and it’s so, so, so hot outside here in southern Kansas. Which means I don’t want to heat up my house by using the oven. Or really even stand over the stove top to cook something.  And… Read more »

Home Remedies, Essential Oils and the Occult

Okay, I don’t have much interest in the occult. But I am totally into home remedies and essential oils. Especially the ones that work. They could very well be the only reason I’m still alive to write this post today. Really. The past couple weeks have been a little rough around the Keep. One child got sick, then the hubby… Read more »