Recently in A Hen’s Nest

Hens Clutch of #Giveaways 1/06 – 1/12 {linky}

It's Friday again! The first one of 2012! So far this year has been good to us, Super G. is busy with work and I've had a few fun opportunities. Hope it's going well for you too! I don't have any giveaways up yet this year but I have posted a couple of yummy recipes that you might like to check out! … [Continue Reading...]

Number One song the day you were born?

I was blog hopping this afternoon and ran across Cheryl's 'A Little Fun' post about the number one song the day she was born. I thought that really did sound like fun and hopped over to the Josh Hossler site myself to check out what mine was.  It ended up being 'Reunited' by Peaches & Herb, … [Continue Reading...]

{almost} Wordless Wednesday – Think I’ll keep him

You know you've got a good one when your hubby tromps out to the chicken coop in a snow squall to stomp out an area for your chickens to walk around in. That's love :) … [Continue Reading...]

Great Northern Beans and Ham in the slow cooker #recipe

ham and beans with spinach in a slow cooker

We always always always have some sort of ham and beans dish for New Year's Day. Pork, legumes and greens are three delicious and versatile foods that are supposed to be Good Luck when consumed on the first day of the New Year. Why tempt fate if bringing good luck could be as simple as eating ham … [Continue Reading...]

One Bowl Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake #recipe

chocolate mayo cake

Cake is often on the list of good luck foods to eat on New Year's day, yes most specify that it should be round cake but to me; cake is cake is cake. The other day on Facebook, my cousin mentioned that she had just made mayo cake from our Gramma's Amish cookbook. Oh yum! I remember that cookbook … [Continue Reading...]

On Our Table

Easy Weeknight Dinner: Simple Cheese Ravioli Bacon & Peas

cheese Ravioli bacon and peas

I was going to make regular old frozen ravioli with jarred pasta sauce for a quick dinner last Wednesday, but there was no sauce to be found in the cupboard. When I stumbled upon the package of bacon buried in the freezer, I knew I had to do something with it -- must eat the bacon... And, yes... I … [Read More...]

Spring Brunch Strata with ham, potatoes and cheese #EBbrunch

egg strata recipe

Recently, I threw a fun egg themed brunch where I focused on creating recipes that use nutritious Eggland's Best eggs. I thought I would share just one of the dishes that I served to my guests. I decided to make a cross between a strata and a frittata -- this is what I came up with after reading … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

More of Hen's Recipes....

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...]