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Top 10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2017

  Top 10 Homesteading Resolutions to Make for 2017 Are you tired of a full schedule that is void of substance?  Do you want more Freedom, Independence and a Self-Sufficient lifestyle? Does Homesteading appeal to you? If you answered yes to any of these questions then it’s time to start your homesteading journey and make…

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Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes- For the Ultimate Cookie Platter

  Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes for the Ultimate Cookie Platter Want to create the ultimate cookie platter that Old saint Nick himself could not resist? Then follow these easy recipes for  delicious and beautiful Christmas cookies. Making Christmas Cookies has been a tradition in my family for as long as I can remember. I’m still…

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Best Spaghetti Sauce Ever~Better than Prego!

The Best Spaghetti Sauce EVER! Better than Prego If you are new on your homesteading or healthy-eating journey, one of the challenges you may be facing is finding recipes that taste as good as the ones you are used to buying from the store, this was my challenge when finding a Spaghetti Sauce recipe my…

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3 Easy Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator

3 Ways to Dehydrate Herbs Without a Dehydrator.Drying herbs has to be one of the easiest things to do to preserve your harvest and save money. You can use your dehydrated herbs for: gifts, tea blends, spice mixes, potpourri and so much more. I love projects that take very little time and effort but have big…

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Sweet Potato Quiche

  Sweet Potato Quiche- Gluten and Grain Free! Sweet Potato Quiche- I am always looking for new recipes my family will eat and enjoy, this recipe did not disappoint! The sweet potato crust brings a nice balance to the savory filling and it’s loaded with seasonal produce that should be easy to find any time…

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Benefits of Strawberries & Over 30 Ways to Use Them!

Benefits of Strawberries and over 30 ways to use them! Strawberry picking is one of the nostalgic memories I have of my youth and it is a tradition I have passed on to my children. Very rarely do we ever miss a strawberry season that we don’t go picking as a family. With the old…

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Stuffing Bread Loaf: Never buy store-bought again

Stuffing Bread Loaf  special thanks to King Arthur Flour for the inspiration  This recipe for Stuffing bread is so delicious and full of savory flavor, you will never buy store-bought again. Stuffing Bread Loaf- Never buy store-bought again Save Recipe Print Recipe Ingredients2 3/4 cups All purpose unbleached flour (I use King Arthur)2 teaspoons instant yeast1…

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DIY Grill Seasoning Kit: Budget-Friendly Gifts

  DIY Grill Seasoning Kit- Budget Friendly Gifts This budget friendly grill kit is the perfect gift to give any time of the year. They are great for camping, cooking out, or take to on vacations; the small size makes them easy to pack and store. When you make something for someone you are giving…

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Home Made “Maple” Syrup- without a maple tree

Home Made “Maple Syrup” without a maple tree! Homemade “Maple” Syrup- without a maple tree Several years ago I was reading a farming magazine when I came across a recipe for Corn Cob Syrup- a maple syrup knockoff made from corn cobs. The article had attached quotes saying “my grandfather swears this is better than…

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Weekly Meal Planner October #1

As a self-employed family of five, we have to be very frugal with our budget, including meal planning. Even though we are on a tight budget I refuse to sacrifice quality or nutrition so many of our ingredients come from our garden or a neighbors garden, which really helps cut down on spending. Recently my…

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