Lemon Shake-Up Recipe — A Refreshing Summer Drink

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Bobbie says:Ah, summer. The scorching heat, the overwhelming humidity. Fun times. Well, when life hands you lemons, shake things up a bit and make Lemon Shake-Ups. Depending where you live, you may have had these treats at a local fair or carnival. For the uninitiated, a Lemon Shake-Up is basically a freshly made individual lemonade. At the ...

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Simple Scalloped Potatoes from Scratch Recipe

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 Bobbie says: Lately, Home Ec 101 has been focusing on cooking basics, and in my opinion, Scalloped Potatoes are about as basic as it gets when it comes to side dishes. They go with practically anything, and with the right recipe, made-from-scratch scalloped potatoes are almost as easy as a boxed mix, so much better for you, ...

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Slow Cooker Smoked Sausage Potato Cheese Soup Recipe

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*plus an unrelated note from Heather at the end* Bobbie says:"So, is it cold enough for ya?" I don't think I've made it through a winter in my entire life without hearing this lamest of questions at least once. I just smile and nod at the crazy person as I move along.  "Cold enough" implies that one looks forward to frigid temperatures. Anyone ...

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Not Remotely Amusing: The Broken Car Remote

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Bobbie says:I love my car-unlocker button thingy.Car Remote. Keyless entry. Key fob. That plastic bit with buttons on, that hangs off your key ring and unlocks the car for you miraculously while you're still walking to it with your arms so full of shopping and children that you can't possibly manage keys, but you can certainly push a button ...

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