Author Archives: Amy Caldwell

About Amy Caldwell

Home Work. It is probably the most important work we do. The time and energy investing in our homes can make a world of difference and a difference in our world. Juggling work, kids, groceries, church, husband, dinner, and cleaning may be a feat worthy of head-lining the circus, but as long as I have coffee, it's all good.

Home Work

It never ends, does it? I wanna give a shout out and a HOO-RAH to all the mamas women who joyfully work day in and day out to keep their homes running like a well-oiled machine. If you get up … Continue reading

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Back-To-School Menu Plan

Sunday: Caribbean Chicken, tossed salad Monday: Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs, green beans Tuesday: Chicken Fajita Casserole, carrot salad Wednesday: Favorite Sloppy Joes, sweet potato fries, apple slices Thursday: Bourbon Beef  Noodle Bowls, tossed salad Friday: Bacon Ranch Chicken, pears

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Camping in the Big Horns Menu Plan

              Camping brings its own set of plans. I had to consider limited cold storage space and frankly, I didn’t want to be standing over a campfire all week. This is the result: Monday … Continue reading

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Summer Cleaning Schedule

SCHOOL’S OUT! I’m thrilled to be home for the summer – my first free summer in years. My cleaning and organization schedules went out the window during the school year, thus my house is a wreck. The dust bunny militia … Continue reading

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White Bean Soup

6 cups water 2 ham hocks 1 lb. great northern beans (pre-soaked) 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1/2 cup chopped celery 1 Tablespoon fresh minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or 1/2 Tablespoon fresh 1 teaspoon dried rosemary or 1 … Continue reading

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Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches

1 Tablespoon oil 3-4 pound chuck roast 1 onion, cut into wedges 1 14 ounce can low sodium beef broth 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup red wine 1 Tablespoon black peppercorns 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped basil, or 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Cuban Flank Steak

I picked this recipe up online, but when I went to search for it, couldn’t find it again. I greatly enjoy this recipe, so thank you to whomever posted it. 1 1/2 pounds flank steak, cubed 3 1/2 Cups water … Continue reading

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