What’s Trim Healthy Mama??

**Warning – this post discusses Trim Healthy Mama’s plan and weight-loss. I am not affiliated with Trim Healthy Mama* Until a few months ago, I’d never head of Trim Healthy Mama. Then, I ordered the Trim Healthy Table cookbook based on its wonderful reviews. I had […]

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Let’s Get Decorating, Folks! The Decor Before…

I haven’t done a decor post for a while, and for good reason. I’ve been more focused on school and less on home decor. So, it’s been stagnant decor-wise around here. New Stuff I bought new Buffalo Check pillows, the chairs are less than a […]

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Trim Healthy Table from Trim Healthy Mama

Several weeks ago, I bought a copy of Trim Healthy Table. I bought it based on the stellar reviews on Amazon. I can’t recall if Amazon recommended the cookbook or how I found out about it. Regardless, the cookbook arrived and after looking at it, […]

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Canning on a Fall Saturday

My daughters and I canned last Saturday. It was our first family canning experience. We’ve been saying for years that we were going to do this, and we finally did! Initially, we were going to make spaghetti sauce with meat and pressure can it. But, […]

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New Recipes! Perfect for Fall

Although the weather is still really mild here, it’s still fall!! That calls for delicious, fall comfort foods. The other day, I was watching Cook’s Country and saw the most delicious barbecue beans recipe. They called it backyard barbecue beans. I knew I had to […]

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Why I Love October!

In case I’ve never mentioned it, I love October. Maybe it’s because of the beautiful weather here in California during the month. Could it be the way the air smells different? Or how when you go outside at night the air smells of wood burning […]

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Happy Six-Month Anniversary!

So excited! We are celebrating an anniversary! The Feathered Nester blog is officially six-months old today. First Post! I have had more fun with the blog than I ever imagined. The Beginning I started the blog on the heels of our spring break trip to Florida and […]

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Top 5 Fall Recipes for the Week

Let’s hear it for fall! I’m sharing five of my favorite fall meals this week. Now that the weather is cooling off, I love comfort meals. What is more comforting than soup and dumplings? I’ve shared them below: Chicken Dumplings For this recipe, I use […]

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Lifestyle Icons and Decorating

In my eyes, the original lifestyle icon was Martha Stewart. It’s hard to believe that she started this huge trend back in the 90s. I still have several of her books on decorating, cooking, and homekeeping. I credit her with my early success as a […]

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It’s Mon-YAY! Did I Seriously Just Say That?

What’s New This Week I’m taking a break from posting a menu plan for this week for a few reasons. September was a crazy month because we were gone from home so much. Between that and school, it seemed like all I wrote about was […]

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