Entries by Polly Conner

How to Get 3 Free Audiobooks

Audiobooks have changed my life. I’m not exaggerating! The ability to listen to books while I drive, mow, walk, or even clean has given me the chance to “read” so many more books than I ever would have at this point in my life. Through audiobooks, I’ve plowed through dozens of novels, biographies, mysteries, and […]

20+ Big-Batch Meals for Families

Save Time with Big Batch Meals Cooking large batch meals can be a huge time saver and money saver. It truly maximizes your time in the kitchen and frees you up to be more present with your people. Big batch recipes also equip you to get the most use out of your ingredients and helping […]

Oatmeal Pancake Mix

Oatmeal pancakes are hearty, flavorful, and full of grains that won’t leave you hungry hours later. You’ll never go back to boxed pancake mix after seeing how easy it is to make to make your own oatmeal mix at home. Why Oatmeal Pancakes are Amazing Broadly speaking, making food from scratch usually tastes better and […]

My Journey Towards Healthier Living

Like many, my journey towards healthier living has been just that: a journey. It’s one that I’m still on. It’s been full of ups and downs, inflating and deflating (thanks, three kids!), seasons of motivation and seasons of running on empty. But, after stumbling on some old pictures from the past, I’m reminded at how […]

15+ Amazing Grilling Recipes

This round-up is full of easy, family-friendly, and mostly real food recipes that you can throw on the grill in no time. There are so many grilling recipes on the web, but it’s hard to find real food grilling recipes. You know, the whole food kind with ingredients that don’t involve a seasoning pack or bottle […]

Monster Cookies

This Monster Cookie recipe has been tucked away in my recipe stash for years. You’ll find that this cookie is easy to make and your people will gobble them up. My memory is a little fuzzy on where I originally got this recipe. I think I snagged it at my friend, Jeanna’s wedding shower many years […]

Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

With just a few pantry ingredients, you can have a large batch of marinara sauce cooking in your slow cooker in no time. You can also use this homemade marinara recipe to stock your freezer. Instant Pot and freezing instructions included, as well! Making marinara sauce in the crock pot is incredibly easy. It’s very […]