A Week’s Menu From America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook

I’m a believer in being a life-long learner. Because of that, as the kitchen remodel was nearing completion, I messaged a few friends who share my love of cooking, asking them for some new resources for recipes and cooking techniques. I received half a dozen, or so, good recommendations, and I plan to try them […]

It’s Time For A Tour Of My New Kitchen

You all have been so encouraging these last couple of months as we’ve remodeled our kitchen. Thank you! Since the boxes are unpacked, and the work is 99.9% complete, I think it’s finally time for a tour of my new kitchen.


Just to jog your memory, here’s a single “before” shot of my […]

My All Time Favorite Chocolate Snack Cake Recipe

I love chocolate, and I love to bake, and I love easy to serve. This cake is a great fulfiller of all three of those loves!

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Back In The Kitchen – Week’s Menu

I was able to start unpacking boxes and moving into my new kitchen Wednesday afternoon. By the end of the day Friday, everything was put away and I was feeling settled enough to make a new-to-me recipe, from scratch. What fun! I cannot tell you how wonderful it’s been to be able to be in […]

It’s Been Weeks!

I know I promised a recipe to end the week, but I’m going to post it next week instead. My kitchen is 98% finished. We’re just waiting on one cabinet door, a piece of trim, and for someone to caulk the backsplash. I’m moved in and doing something that I haven’t been able to do […]

Staying On Your Own Path – A Look at Comparison

The Bible verse that is the foundation for Copperswife (the blog), is also a very important verse for Copper’s wife – me. And I think it’s important for you, too. Proverbs 31:27 (NASB) says,

“She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.”



Kitchen Transition Week Menu

In some ways it seems like the kitchen remodeling has gone quickly. In other ways, it feels like it’s taking forever! In either case, my kitchen should be done sometime this next week. I’m hoping that I’ll be able to wipe out the insides of the cabinets and drawers, and start unpacking boxes Tuesday evening. […]

What’s Coming Up Next Week

Just a quick check in to say that, after all the work getting the Recipes Page up and running, I’m taking the the rest of the week away from the blog to catch up with Will and his school work, give my home some much-needed TLC, and get ready for they guys to finish my […]