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Kelli Miller

My husband (Ricky) of 20 years, our three wild and wonderfully different boys, five totally spoiled little dogs, a plethora of wild cats, and I live at Miller Manor! It is a 100 year old Colonial Style Farmhouse that is surrounded by hundreds of acres of farmland, in a small town on the coast of Southern Alabama.

Let’s Eat Outside – Great, Kid-Friendly Picnic Ideas

Summer is finally here and with the kids home all day this is the perfect time for a picnic. Pack up some food, cool drinks and a blanket and head for the park, playground or even just the backyard. You can even entertain your little ones with a picnic on the kitchen or living room …

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Foil-Pack Taco Chicken

4 small boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves (1 lb)4 tsp. 5taco seasoning mixSalt & pepper to taste1/2 lb red potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)1/2 cup thick n chunky salsa3/4 cup four cheese Mexican cheese1/4 cup sour cream Preheat oven to 400 F. Sprinkle chicken with seasonings. Place 1/2 cup of the potatoes …

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Homeschooling… is it right for us? By Angie Vinez

So, this week I have a Guest Blogger for my homeschooling week! I am super excited to welcome her to my website for a few minutes! Angie is a homeschooling, work at home mom to 5. She runs an on-location photography studio, a web and graphic design service, and her newest endeavor, Buy By Mom. …

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Southern Roasted Pecans Recipe

This is my grandmother’s recipe.  She has 10 acres of Pecan Trees, but when I was growing up they had over 50 acres…. consequently, I have quite a few pecan recipes.  HA!  However, the roasted pecans recipe has been passed down for generations.  My great-grandmother could make them over the fire and my mother makes …

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Brown Rice using White Rice

Can you make brown rice using white rice? Find out how I make it using the simple recipe below! You’ll love the ease of this recipe – and the great taste! Be sure to check out my Quick & Easy Hamburger Meat and Rice Recipes for even more quick and simple meals. My husband loves …

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Monday Menu Plan

Another week… can you believe how fast time flies? We are already part of the way into February! As you guys can tell, I have a hard time remembering to put my menu on here. So, I have added it to my weekly to do check-list, so hopefully I will do a better job of …

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Mom’s Manual Day #14

Today is the hard day – sit down with a pen and paper and start making a list of all the foods your family enjoys. Ask the kids and husband, too. Main dishes are the most important but if there is something you always eat with a certain dish put it beside it.For example: my …

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