Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Silk Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding Recipe #SilkHoliday

pumpkin pie bread pudding

My son and I are both lactose sensitive. While we don't often let that stop us from enjoying our favorite foods, I do try to make them without adding unnecessary milk. That's where Silk comes into the picture. We both enjoy drinking Silk products in smoothies and on their own -- especially the … [Continue Reading...]

The Art of Maximizing Spare Time

just do it

In today’s busy world, no one can afford to obsess over finding a dream vacation, or discovering the perfect art form to devote one’s time to. So often, the reality is that we must take what fun we can get, especially in those stolen moments of spare recreation time that we occasionally accrue. … [Continue Reading...]

Let’s talk about Verizon Wireless #VZWSM #samp

It has been a couple months since I excitedly announced that I was a Verizon Wireless Savvy Moms Ambassador! Since then, I have been enjoying every minute with the first device I was sent to test. My Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone has become a constant companion. Wherever I go, she goes (yes, … [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...]

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp Recipe! #YayOats

Berry Morning Breakfast Crisp

Since I was a little kid, oatmeal has been a common breakfast dish. I have always loved eating oatmeal in the countless ways it can be prepared. From my memory of Dad's stove-top cooked hot Quaker® oatmeal with cranberries to my favorite oatmeal raisin cookies, oatmeal has always been there to fuel … [Read More...]

Chicken Noodle Soup with Fresh Homemade Egg Noodles

I wasn't planning on posting this chicken noodle soup recipe, hence the horrible quality cell phone photos!  Once the family tried it, though-- we decided it was probably one of the best soups I have ever made!  Which means I had to share it so I would remember just how I threw it together!  The … [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...]