A Gift of Pie

“I read ‘pie’. The rest is just ‘blah, blah, blah'” Dean Winchester, Supernatural And yes, they taste as good as they look!! What a year, right? If you’re anything like me, you’re probably done with 2020! I know the struggles we’ve faced, and I also know that many others have, and are, dealing with so …

Ham and Potato Casserole

Comfort Food My son wants me to publish a Gluten and Dairy Free eCookbook. Here’s the start of that. Ham and Potato Casserole I’m reposting this recipe to correct a formatting problem I had. It is April 9, 2020, which means we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis. We haven’t hit the …

Nasturtiums and Potatoes

“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” No, this is not a recipe post. I’m sure if you check Google, there are probably recipes with nasturtiums and potatoes…well, in fact here’s one for you. But that’s not what this post is about. It’s actually about learning and trying new things. When we decided to …

Finally….

“First, think. Second, dream. Third, believe. And finally, DARE!” Walt Disney Could that quote be any better? It is perfect for how I am feeling and the announcement I am about to make: My online store for amazingly delicious gluten and dairy free baking mixes, as well as soothing herbal tea blends, is FINALLY OPEN!!! …

Keep Calm…and Love Chickens!!

“One day we will have a world where chickens can cross the road without anyone questioning their motives.” Unknown 2020 will be the year Holland Girl Farm begins to look and act more like a farm, or at least a homestead. This is the year I add livestock and a berry patch/grape arbor to our …

New Year, New Adventures

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 366 page book. Write a good one!” Cowboys, Angels and Ranchkids I saw this quote on Facebook yesterday morning. I immediately fell in love with it. Butternut squash with apple soup is in the crockpot for our church get together tonight. Winter clothes are all moved back …

Big Changes Afoot!

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” ― Roy T. Bennett So what does that mean? Well, I will probably be changing my website theme to “Storefront”, if I think it will help me achieve my goals. So the look of my site will undoubtedly …

New Product GiveAway!!

“I don’t care how much money you have, free stuff is always a good thing.” Queen Latifa I am beyond excited to announce this giveaway. I’m even doing this post a day early!! That’s how thrilled I am!!! I have been thinking the last several weeks about taking some of my recipes that have become …

We’ve Got Puppies!!

I know my posts are normally about gluten and dairy free eating, but this time, puppies! They are just under 8 weeks old. I have been amazed at how much they have learned in just 2 days. They are Catahoula Leopard Dogs, the state dog of Louisiana. They are a working breed known for dealing …

The Road to Success

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time– Joe Girard Ok, so you can’t set your clock by my blog posts, but I do appreciate your patience!  Farmer’s Market season ends on October 12th, so I’m really hoping my life will be less ….frenzied at …