Recipes

When the Word Homemaking Makes You Weary

Some days I look around my house and wonder how things got so crazy. When I was a little girl, I dreamed about my future. Among other things, it involved getting married, becoming a mom, and having a warm, inviting home where everyone could be well-fed, feel loved and nurture their creativity.  I didn’t realize that for my […] Read more…

Homemade Glazed Donuts {Dairy Free!}

It’s a tradition in our house that for your birthday breakfast you get donuts from our local donut shop.  Making them at home is something that I have always wanted to know how to do but figured it would be a tremendous amount of work and that they probably wouldn’t taste all that good.  But […] Read more…

Chocolate Caramel Oatmeal Bars

Back when I was in college we used to have awesome desserts in the cafeteria made by a friend of mine who worked in the kitchen. Paula made these awesome bars that had to be six inches tall and piled with caramel, oatmeal clusters and semi-sweet chocolate chips. The official name for these bars is […] Read more…

Easy Pumpkin Spice No Bake Cookies

I am so excited to have two contributors at The Purposeful Mom! This week Jennifer from A Heart for My Home will be sharing a delicious fall recipe for her first monthly post! It’s officially Fall time now and for me it’s the time to start baking all things apple and pumpkin.  This year I […] Read more…

Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Spice Treats

Guest post from Kristen Hamilton: Perhaps some of you have seen the recipe floating around Pinterest this time of year for 3 ingredient pumpkin spice cookies. They looked so easy and delicious. Just one problem…I can’t eat wheat. So I set about reformulating the recipe to be gluten free. It takes more than 3 ingredients […] Read more…

Two-Ingredient Popsicles

Here’s a super simple recipe, perfect for using any kind of summer berry that is in season right now! You can use one type of berry or a combination you love! These popsicles can be made by even the littlest kitchen helper! Read the recipe in my contributor post over at Motherhood on a Dime! Read more…

20 Easy and Delicious Seasonal Berry Recipes

photo credit Richard Smith/Flickr Mmm….berries. Yes, it’s that time of year, but only for a little while longer! Pick up some strawberries, blueberries and any other berry you like while they’re still in season {see my fool-proof tip for keeping berries from getting moldy} and make some of these delicious dishes! Just click on each […] Read more…

Quick, Easy and Delicious Strawberry Short Cake!

Today, I’m pleased to bring you a guest post from my friend Ashley at This Southern Girl’s Heart. Hello from the South! Its summer, and I’m always looking for wonderfully delicious summer recipes that are easy! My husband and girls love strawberries, so when I thought about what I was going to guest post about- […] Read more…

Springtime Rhubarb Crumble Pie

Do you like rhubarb? Well, today’s your lucky day! :) The rhubarb patch will soon be ready to pick and so I used up some that was frozen from last year to make Springtime Rhubarb Crumble Pie!  I originally found this recipe in a church cookbook but I made some changes to make it a […] Read more…

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