Magic Milk Shakes

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I love this recipe because it makes very rich milk shakes without any ice cream. I don’t always have ice cream in the house because the kids eat it so fast. With this recipe we can have delicious frosty milk shakes for a fraction of the cost of those using ice cream. And all the […]

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Beginner’s Bread

  3 cups of white or whole wheat flour, or 1-1/2 cups of each (plus a little extra flour for kneading) 1 teaspoon salt 1 packet, or about 2 teaspoons yeast 1 tablespoon sugar or brown sugar or honey 2 tablespoons oil 1 cup warm water (not hot, just warm) When you need a recipe […]

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Sweet Pickled Cauliflower Recipe

We love this sweet and tangy pickled cauliflower. Perfect for sandwiches, snacking or to perk up a boring salad.

Cauliflower is coming into season and a simple way to preserve it is to pickle it. We like sweet pickled cauliflower as a quick side to go with sandwiches as lunch or to add some extra flavor to almost any main entree. It goes especially well will any type of grilled meat dish. I also […]

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Homemade Towel Rug – Frugal Tip

Turn old towels into this cute diy bath rug.

Do you have some old bath towels that have seen their better day? We all have them and since I’m living frugally and trying to reuse and recycle everything I can, I’m always looking for new ideas. We’re at that time in our live where all the good quality towels we received many, many years […]

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A Fun Little History Of Valentine’s Day

Curious how Valentine's Day became what it is today? Here's a fun little history lesson for you.

Each year, couples from around the globe celebrate their love on February 14. They exchange cards, flowers, chocolate and other gifts, and go out for special dates. But have you ever wondered why we do this? There were actually three saints with the name Valentine, all of whom were martyred on February 14. This makes […]

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How To Make Bone Broth

Here's how easy it is to make that first batch of bone broth. All it takes are the leftovers from that roasted chicken, some water and a splash of Apple Cider vinegar if you have it. The only other ingredients are heat and time.

Bone broth is the liquid you get from boiling bones in water for several hours. It has a lot of nutritional value, is full of minerals and is said to help boost your immune system. It’s also very tasty and makes a wonderful base for all sorts of soups and stews. The easiest way to […]

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Deviled Eggs

Perfect for snack and potlucks. Who doesn't love a plate of homemade deviled eggs? Here's how I make mine.

A plate of deviled eggs is one of my go-to things to fix for potlucks and get-togethers. They are always appreciated no matter what else is on the table. They also make a great snack. If you are taking them, sprinkle a little paprika on top to make them look pretty. 6 eggs Water for […]

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