Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Wordless Wednesday – We are new Grandparents! #ww

Our sweet little granddaughter arrived yesterday morning at 7:43 am! She is 7lb 15 oz, 20" long and has adorably chubby cheeks! You'll be seeing a lot of her around the blog since she is so darn cute and must be spoiled! :) Mommy & Daddy are doing well, we are so happy for them! … [Continue Reading...]

A mess of photos from my first days with the Panasonic #Lumix G5

A new toy showed up at my door this week! A toy that makes a geek, such as myself, run around doing the happy dance all over the kitchen! The Panasonic Lumix G5 is a Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera and my very first step away from the point and shoot. I have no idea what I'm doing with … [Continue Reading...]

Kusmi Wellness Teas – a perfect gift for the tea lover

Kusmi Wellness Tea Set

Do you know a tea lover? If they are anything like me, they would love to receive tea as a gift. I enjoy trying out new teas and often wish people would gift me tea variety packs so I could try even more! The latest tea that I'm in love with is Kusmi Tea.  For more than 140 years, Kusmi Tea has … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Recipe : Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups

mini meatloaf cups

Sometimes, dinner pops up when you least expect it! Last week, I was busy getting my new computer all set up and before I knew it, everyone was asking what was for dinner! Dinner was "supposed" to be meatloaf, but I had forgotten to make the loaf and put it in the oven an hour earlier. So, Mini … [Read More...]

No Fail Yeast Rolls Recipe

No Fail Yeast Rolls

Homemade rolls are a favorite in our home. I love trying new recipes for them and also have a few stand by favorites. This recipe is one I use when I'm short on time. The rolls are delicious, dense and yeasty; perfect for potato soup dipping! Plus it makes a large batch, I can serve half and freeze … [Read More...]

Cranberry Pumpkin Crunch Dessert : Baking with #PAMSmartTips

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. It's my favorite time of year! The weather is cooler, the holidays are coming and I get to bake delicious food to share with my friends and family!  I've had this Pumpkin Crunch recipe stashed away in my Gramma's recipe … [Read More...]

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Home & Garden

diy rustic wheel herb container garden project

DIY Rustic Wheel Herb Garden How-To #MiracleGroProject

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Gardening should be fun!  I love to … [Read More...]

my weekly menu board

DIY Photo Frame Menu Board with Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator

I know I have been saying it a LOT, but it is almost time for our kids to go back to school! Nine more days until the big day! We have been getting … [Read More...]

Family Moments

Dinosaur Park 1988 - Rapid City, South Dakota

Dad and The Giant Dinosaur :: Throw Back Thursday #tbt

I have wanted to participate in Throwback Thursday for a while now, but I always forget! Not today! I dug out some old photos and hope to remember to … [Read More...]

recipe book from a mini photo album

Preserve Memories with a DIY Photo Album Recipe Book #CanonPIXMA

This is a sponsored conversation inspired by the Canon PIXMA MG7120. All thoughts and opinions are genuine and 100% my own. For more information on … [Read More...]

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