• Day Trips
  • A Day in Greenville South Carolina

    A Day in Greenville South Carolina Greensville South Carolina is located about half-way between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC on Highway 85. The first thing I noticed when flying down was the proximity of the city to the Smoky Mountains. I knew we wouldn’t have enough time to see them this time, but they are […]

  • Day Trips
  • A Day in Gunnison Colorado

    A Day in Gunnison Colorado.  Gunnison Colorado Gunnison is a small city in Southwestern Colorado surrounded by very tall mountains. It is decorated by the sparkling Gunnison River as it winds its way around town into the Blue Mesa reservoir just northwest of the city. With outdoor activities from skiing and snowmobiling to fly-fishing and […]

  • Appetizers
  • Grilled Pheasant Poppers

    grilled pheasant poppers

    Hey all – You know that at FourKidsandaChicken.com, we are all about being self-sufficient. We grow a lot of our own food, we buy cows directly from farmers and when we can, we go catch our own fish and game. We know not everyone likes hunting or fishing and that’s ok. We happen to do […]

  • Canning
  • Homemade Strawberry Jam Recipe

    Homemade strawberry jam is a great way to make a delicious condiment that offers a hit of freshness from your own garden or a nearby farm year round. I love opening a fresh bottle of jam in the winter when summer feels so far away. This is a very simple way my family likes for […]

  • Appetizers
  • Cheese Curd Jalapeno Poppers

    Ok. I admit, this is a sister post to our last one; Crispy Jalapeno Poppers Bites (You can see them over at Dan330.com too plus Dan330 has a TON of great jalapeno recipes if this isnt what you are looking for.) I did this second post because I had all these great ingredients out and I […]

  • Appetizers
  • Crispy Jalapeno Poppers Bites

    One of my favorite foods is jalapeno poppers. Recently we saw another food site make these jalapeno bites out of melted cheese in an oven. We thought it was pretty cool. But we could do better. The four kids and a chicken went all Wisconsin style and used cheese curds in our jalapeno poppers bites. […]

  • Life as a Blogger
  • We’re Heading to IZEAFest 2017

    We’re so excited! Sarah and I are off to IZEAFest 2017. Grandparents have been briefed and the kids schedules are set. Buh bye Minnesota! I’ll be returning to the blog after flying a four-day trip immediately following IZEAFest to update you on our experience. Last year we had so much fun and met a ton of great […]

  • Breakfast
  • Waffle on a Stick

    waffle on a stick

    A waffle on a stick is a fun breakfast for kids… or for anyone who loves the on-a-stick theme of the Minnesota State Fair. I was happily surprised how well this idea worked. Honestly, it was kind of a shot in the dark and it worked perfect the first time. This is how we did […]