“If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

-Percy Bysshe Shelley


  • onion rings
    In the Kitchen

    Oven-Baked Onion Rings

    Summer living is in full swing here at The Three-Acre Wood and I’m all about some easy delicious meals that won’t blow up my Weight Watchers progress. After I lost over a pound last week, I gained almost half an l-b back this week. *grrr* So last night I decided to dip into my WW bag of tricks and cook up some yummy good stuff that wouldn’t sabotage my weight loss progress. I thawed out some homemade barbeque pulled chicken, but sauces are pretty high in points; so I went searching for a complementary side that wouldn’t blow the day. That’s when I remembered these oven-baked onion rings that are so quick and…

  • breakfast casserole
    In the Kitchen

    Mother’s Day Breakfast Casserole Full of Weight Watchers Love

    It’s a beautiful spring day here at The Three-Acre Wood, and I’ve been spending all of it with my sick little boy who is missing out on field day at school. The poor thing came home with Strep yesterday and now he’s stuck at home with his mama instead of his friends. I venture to say it hasn’t been all bad. We did play a game of Scrabble Jr., he watched Captain Underpants and we just polished off banana popsicles on the back deck. What more can we ask for? I know I promised you a breakfast casserole recipe earlier this week, so I finally squirreled away long enough to…

  • pea salad
    In the Kitchen

    Auntie E’s Cool Pea Salad

    It feels like fall is in the air, and I can hardly wait for this favorite time of year. I love the cooler temps, the changing leaves, the clothes, football and pumpkin spice. But before I put summer completely in the books, I wanted to share one last warm-weather recipe courtesy of my Aunt Eyvon in Blue Jay Hollow. While we were visiting Arkansas this summer, my Auntie E brought over a cool pea salad that was completely addictive and insanely easy to make. Last week while I was grocery shopping I suddenly had a hankerin’ for the yummy green stuff so I gave her a call in the middle of…