How to Make Maple Syrup: Gather Maple Tapping Supplies

How to Make Maple Syrup Gather Maple Tapping Supplies From the Family With Love 1It’s almost maple tapping time which means it’s time to gather all your maple tapping supplies! Actually we are late. We are very late as usually we have had trees tapped for at least a week by now.  But this New England weather has been down right brutal so we are behind. So what a better way to use this extra time then to make sure I have all my supplies in order!


Not Your Average Pie: Spinach Pie

Spinach Pie Recipe From the Family With Love PinterestWant to get your child to eat spinach? No seriously, I have yet to meet a child who won’t down this recipe! I mean I once had some extended family visit and these children were use to all fast food diets…and they cleared their plates! My husband who says he doesn’t like things with cheese….yup he downs it. My toddler (toddler, enough said)…also asks for seconds.  Growing up my mom would make this exact recipe and I honestly never remember pushing my plate away. My brother and I would both down it.  Hey, on the plus side, if your kids do hate it then more for you, right? ;-)CONTINUE READING

Shades of Pink: Swiss Meringues

Swiss Meringue Cookies Recipe From the Family WIth Love mainI love pink. Even being a wife and mommy to 2 boys (well 2 come May), I am girly girly girly.  Usually when I’m baking I’m decorating football cookies, using blue and green sprinkles, etc. But every once in a while mommy needs a girly treat. So after making my favorite homemade fettucine fresh pasta recipe which only calls for egg yolks I knew exactly what I’d make with the leftover egg whites: Swiss Meringues in the softest shade of pink.CONTINUE READING

Snowed in with fresh baked bread: Bread Machine Buttermilk Honey Bread

Recipe Buttermilk Honey Bread (bread machine) From the Family With LoveThe very best snow storms here in New Hampshire are the ones the weathermen don’t predict a week in advanced.  You know, the ones that suddenly pop up out of no where. Weather report shows just a basic, cloudy winter week then all of the sudden some huge system forms and you know you are going to get slammed! Well that is exactly what we had this past Tuesday…and it was amazing!


Week 1 of LED grow light, plus quick tip! (video)

How to thin radish seedlings (video) From the Family With LoveWell I must say that I was pleasantly surprised by this weeks results! As you remember, last week I planted spinach and radish seeds and planned on giving them light only from the LED grow light…no natural light for this “death expirement”! I’m really excited for you to see how well these are doing so far! I’m also including a video on how to thin radish seedlings which should come in handy whether growing indoors or out.