Big Island Rendezvous is a welcoming family

In the spring of 2016 I wrote a post sharing a few ways our family volunteers in town. I wanted to give tangible ways Albert Lean’s could get involved in our community. Perry Vining the founder and coordinator of the Big Island Rendezvous found and read the article. He commented …

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Traditional Lefse Day

Ever since I was a little girl my mom has made lefse every holiday season. It is as iconic to our family as the Thanksgiving turkey or the Christmas tree. The holiday season would not be the same without this classic treat in our home. We are starting to pass …

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Our Immune Systems are Kicking In

The last couple of weeks we have been fighting off colds. Thankfully, Mark and I were hit the hardest and the kids were left untouched for the most part. Timmy has had a stuffy nose and he was treated for an ear infection but I’m fairly certain his was due more …

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Teaching my Kids to Master the Kitchen.

Maddie has recently developed a love for being in the kitchen. Now that she can read and knows basic math reading recipes is becoming easier and easier. She is quickly becoming efficient in the kitchen and mastering new skills everyday. One of the things I have learned over the years …

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Chicken Pumpkin Spaghetti Sauce with Ravioli

One of my favorite fall pumpkin flavors is squash or pumpkin ravioli and even better Pumpkin Spaghetti Sauce. The pumpkin gives the spaghetti sauce the right amount of sweetness without being over powering. Pumpkin or squash can be interchanged depending on what you have in your pantry, garden, or freezer. They …

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