Baked Wheat Banana Doughnuts

Hi everyone! We are revisiting a new twist on an old recipe this week! Like a lot of other families, we are struggling with the rising costs of groceries and food for us and our kids. One of the things our kiddos really love is stopping for doughnuts in the morning on the way to … Continue reading Baked Wheat Banana Doughnuts


Jalapeño Margarita Smoothie (Non-alcoholic)

Hi everyone! I tried a new recipe this week and I'm excited to share it with you here! Since moving into the barn house on my parents’ property, where we will be located for the next several months, we have been thrilled to be able to switch from our local Kroger grocery store back to … Continue reading Jalapeño Margarita Smoothie (Non-alcoholic)

Healthy Homemade One-Pot Tomato Soup

Hi everyone! We tried a new recipe this week, adapted from Dr. Katrina Ubell's tomato soup recipe mentioned in episode 12 of her Weight Loss for Busy Physicians podcast. It turned out amazing and I'm excited to share it with you here! One-Pot Tomato Soup An easy, healthy recipe with plenty of flavor! Makes 5 … Continue reading Healthy Homemade One-Pot Tomato Soup

Weekend Update

Hi everyone! It's been another crazy week over here in the Kraft house! This week started out challenging as the kids finished up their Covid quarantines on Monday. Unfortunately this meant that Jordan's only real workday on the house was Tuesday before he was back on shift for the rest of the week, so he … Continue reading Weekend Update

Roasted Tomato Flatbread

Hi everyone! We're still here, surviving Covid quarantine. Today I wanted to share one of my favorite easy recipes, although this one does take some planning as the tomatoes take a little time to get them right! Roasted Tomato Flatbread An easy, tangy flatbread for tomato and garlic lovers! Makes 2 flatbreads. Ingredients: Flatbread 1 … Continue reading Roasted Tomato Flatbread

Quarantine Chronicles

This weekend was a bit challenging to get work done, as we found out that despite being extremely careful during this pandemic, our middle toddler brought Covid home from daycare. Not only are we super worried about the other kids who are also too young to be vaccinated, but we now have a mandatory quarantine … Continue reading Quarantine Chronicles

Kids Meals: Great Grandma Lindauer’s Anadama Bread

Hi everyone! This is one of my favorite recipes from when I was a kid, and my kids love it just as much! There's nothing better than home-baked bread fresh out of the oven and loaded with butter. Great Grandma Lindauer's Anadama Bread An easy, crowd-pleasing recipe that kids love! It also works great as … Continue reading Kids Meals: Great Grandma Lindauer’s Anadama Bread

Kids Meals: GMa’s Baked Spaghetti

Hi everyone! We've been settling back into our routine at home now that we're back, and I wanted to take the opportunity to share a few of our easy meal options from our recent vacation. On one of our first nights in Yellowstone, GMa Olive cooked her baked spaghetti recipe for everyone. Our kids thought … Continue reading Kids Meals: GMa’s Baked Spaghetti

Working for the Weekend: Hot Trot 10K, Gardening, and Gathering

Happy Tuesday everyone! This weekend we were super busy in the Kraft house! First thing Saturday morning we were up bright and early for the Hot Trot 10k in Dallas, benefitting the Assist the Officer Foundation. Parker was able to come with his papa to cheer me on. It wasn't my fastest 10K by any … Continue reading Working for the Weekend: Hot Trot 10K, Gardening, and Gathering