Have I told you about Penny . . .
The friendly hen that insists on laying her eggs in the farm bucket right outside my front door? Oh yes, I get front door service, along with a lovely bok-bok-BOK to announce every delivery. Obviously Penny wants me to take things a little easier - who am I to argue with that?One way I love to do that is by [...] Continue Reading
Is it just me or do your afternoons sometimes get sucked into a vortex, too? I mean, one moment I'm seemingly ahead of schedule, and the next I'm looking at a cold stovetop and three hungry little potami. Fortunately, my trusty freezer is always on call, ready to serve up pre-prepped items that can be quickly made into meals.Some are [...] Continue Reading
If you're looking for a simple DIY gift . . .
That anyone will love, the fudgy, chewy goodness of this mason jar brownie mix is just the thing. Though it's pre-made like store-bought stuff, it's so much better than a box! I'd like to say the secret ingredient is love, but the fact that it only uses high-quality ingredients like real butter and [...] Continue Reading
If you've ever looked at a traditional fudge recipe and thought, "Wait? Calibrate my thermometer? Stir then don't stir? I see a fudge fail in my future," then I've got just the thing for you. This freezer fudge recipe requires less than 10 minutes of hands-on time, and you don't need a thermometer.It's got a creamy, melt-in-your mouth texture [...] Continue Reading
"I think my patience is at the bottom of this coffee cup. Hang on while I find it." ~ Unknown
I don't usually let my toddler nap in his high chair, but when I do it's because his stuffy nose has kept Daddypotamus and I up for two straight nights and by golly someone around here needs to sleep . . . even if that means hauling my blender into the [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.