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Making Father’s Day Special for Dad

Father's Day, a Special Day for Dad Making Father's Day special for Dad conjures up different thoughts for each of us. Our Dads stabilize our lives, provide direction, and ensure security. While they may be a disciplinarian, they show love in many ways Read about my...

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Healthy Ketchup

Delicious Vegan Recipes                                                                            to Liven Up Your Summer Cooking Vegan recipes for a healthy summer Vegan recipes for summer enjoyment! Plan your summer meals around these healthy vegan recipes!        ...

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Raw Blueberry Apple Crisp Recipe

Interested in exploring the world of Homeschool  Entrepreneurship? “Entrepreneurs,  in the purest sense,  are those who identify a need—any need—and fill it. It’s a primordial urge, independent of product, service, industry or market.” - Forbes.com   Homeschooling and...

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Mentoring Kids

Smoothies crafted from nutritious foods make healthy breakfasts that can be enjoyed even on the hottest days.  Think of the recipe below as a template; we often change the greens and fruit according to what we have available, the milk might be water some days, and the...

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Lavender For Health

Mother's Day Memories Mother's Day memories created by a day that we celebrate our mothers. Dinner at her favorite restaurant, a picnic, or whatever Mom loves best, is usually included with family time, a special gift of perhaps flowers or a special memento....

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27 Vegetarian Recipes

27 Vegetarian Recipes

Lavender For Health... Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils, and boasts a number of health benefits, in addition to its wonderful fragrance.  Skin issues?  Try Lavender.  Flea problems?  Lavender might be just what you and your pet need!   Looking for a...

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15 Vegetarian Meals for Spring

15 Vegetarian Meals for Spring

 Vermiculture Composting - Why?   Vermiculture composting, also known as composting using worms, is a very natural way to convert organic waste into usable fertilizer. Equally important, it greatly reduces waste in our landfills.     The average person...

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Baked Carrot Cake Donuts

Baked Carrot Cake Donuts

Avocado - Nutritious, Delicious, and so Versatile! Avocado may well be one of our most nutritious foods, but many people still consider them only useful in guacamole. While they certainly are delicious in this Mexican condiment, there are so many other ways avocado...

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Tomato Cucumber Feta Dip

Tomato Cucumber Feta Dip

Homeschool grades are often a source of discussion. Homeschool grades are a mystery to many. While homeschooled students are often credited with having a strong work ethic and unending quest for knowledge, we wonder how to grade their accomplishments. Most are adept...

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Family Musings & Memories

Father's Day, a Special Day for Dad Making Father's Day special for Dad conjures up different thoughts for each of us. Our Dads stabilize our lives, provide direction, and ensure security. While they may be a disciplinarian, they show love in many ways Read about my...

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15 Plants to Grow this Spring

15 Plants to Grow this Spring

Avocado - Nutritious, Delicious, and so Versatile! Avocado may well be one of our most nutritious foods, but many people still consider them only useful in guacamole. While they certainly are delicious in this Mexican condiment, there are so many other ways avocado...

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Don’t Follow the Recipe!

Don’t Follow the Recipe!

 Carrot Cake is one of my favorite desserts...that sweet carrot flavor mixed with smooth cream cheese....it is irresistible!   Baked Carrot Cake donuts are just as delicious and maybe even more special.   History of the donut Our family loves donuts!  These baked...

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Backyard Chickens

Have you tried felted wool dryer balls?   Many options exist to  help dry your laundry faster and keep it free from static.  But have you looked at the list of ingredients on those scented dryer sheets? Even the unscented ones are full of chemicals. Instead of loading...

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Starting the New Year Anew!

"I'd love to have your recipe!" is as much a compliment as it is a request. I usually reply that I don't follow the recipe, at least not exactly. It took my husband many years to finally accept that I cannot always duplicate a meal.  Oh, chili always has the same...

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Blessing of Cooking with Family

Have you tried felted wool dryer balls?   Many options exist to  help dry your laundry faster and keep it free from static.  But have you looked at the list of ingredients on those scented dryer sheets? Even the unscented ones are full of chemicals. Instead of loading...

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Barker Labs Facial Hair Scissors Review

Cooking for family is an art and skill that our family has passed from one generation to the next.  It' s more than meal preparation; it's a tradition that is immensely important and further strengthens our family bonds. Tonight I had the pleasure of a family cooking...

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Buying in Bulk

Cooking for family is an art and skill that our family has passed from one generation to the next.  It' s more than meal preparation; it's a tradition that is immensely important and further strengthens our family bonds. Tonight I had the pleasure of a family cooking...

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Soap.club Tropical Soap Review

Barker Labs Facial Hair Scissors for Nose and Ear Hair Trimming are very nicely made scissors that we have found many uses for. These scissors are hand made with forged German Stainless Steel.  They have a well rounded safety tip to prevent jabbing or stabbing.  The...

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Cooking Savior Premium BBQ Grill Mat Review

One way to save money is to use reusable cleaning supplies instead of paper towels so I was happy to find these Absorbent Microfiber Cleaning Cloths by TowelLab. These microfiber cleaning cloths are super soft, but also very absorbent.  We use them around the house...

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Florida Splendors

Our normal kitchen grater is the standard four sided steel with a steel handle, not the most comfortable to use, though it works.  When I saw the 1Easylife Stainless Steel 6-sided Box Grater, I was anxious to see if it was easier to use. This grater is a nice...

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Learning Modesty

When you think Florida, what comes to mind?  Beaches? Hurricanes? Disney?  Alligators?  Hot temperatures?  Retirement haven?  Afternoon rains? When we first visited Florida about 23 years ago, we immediately fell in love with the natural beauty, the peaceful nature,...

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Happy Father’s Day!

Our normal kitchen grater is the standard four sided steel with a steel handle, not the most comfortable to use, though it works.  When I saw the 1Easylife Stainless Steel 6-sided Box Grater, I was anxious to see if it was easier to use. This grater is a nice...

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Regenepure Biotin Conditioner Review

I've been doing product reviews for a while now, but have recently stepped it up and am including YouTube video reviews (see my YouTube channel here) and Instagram photos, too (see my Instagram page here).  Adding on these new dimensions to my reviews has given me a...

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Arthritis Joint Pain Relief Cream Review

Everyday life, coupled with a bit of stress, childbirth, environmental conditions, too many unhealthy hair additives when I was younger....my hair needs a bit of healing help!  Regenepure Biotin Conditioner promises to restore hair to a full and healthy...

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True Sol Extreme Testrone Review

Garcinia Cambogia is a tropical fruit that is known for it's fat blocking capability.  Garcinia Cambogia Extract Pure for Natural Weight Loss is a capsule containing 1000 mg pure garcinia, 60% HCA in each serving. see our YouTube review here Garcinia Cambogia...

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Get Well Before It Gets You (book) Review

Garcinia Cambogia is a tropical fruit that is known for it's fat blocking capability.  Garcinia Cambogia Extract Pure for Natural Weight Loss is a capsule containing 1000 mg pure garcinia, 60% HCA in each serving. see our YouTube review here Garcinia Cambogia...

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Klamath Blue Green Algae Review

Get Well Before It Gets You is a book by Lady Jenniviere for the pre-teen.  It's listed as a science fiction & fantasy, making it intriguing for both boys and girls. I think it's important to note from the start that this book is intended to be a little scary,...

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