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Vintage Recipe: Peanut Cookies

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Vintage Recipes: Stuffed Peppers

The following recipes are from A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband with Bettina’s Best Recipes by Louise Bennett Weaver, Helen Cowles Le Cron Published by the Britton Publishing Company, 1917 Ham stuffed peppers, rice stuffed peppers, ‘anything’ stuffed peppers, and cauliflower stuffed peppers. The vegetable sauce and white sauce mentioned are here: Share! Blog [...]

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Gathering the Fragments

Then Jesus took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed them to those who were reclining, and also as much of the fish as they wanted. When they had had their fill, he said to his disciples, “Gather the fragments left over, so that nothing will be wasted.” Here are some small ways to ‘gather the [...]

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Easy Thousand Island Salad Dressing

To make this whole30 compliant, you can use coconut aminos instead of the Worcestershire sauce, or you can use this home-made version. Or you may prefer this simple maindish salad with simpler dressing: 4 cups chicken; diced cooked 1 cup Celery; diced 1 cup Tomatoes; chopped 1 cup Red onion; chopped 4 Tablespoons Lemon juice [...]

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Another Cop Arrest for Nothing More Than Police Hubris

This man was arrested on his way to pick up his kids. It’s not even contempt of cop, it’s just a matter of not bowing down to the cops. Language warning- after the camera goes dark and they taze him in front of his kids, he does begin raising his voice and swears at them. [...]

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Homeschooling on the road

I am sharing here some things we did with ‘what we had in our hands’ that was somewhat specific to our needs and situation.  However, just because your needs or circumstances are different, that doesn’t mean there is nothing here for you.   As you read, think about your needs and goals, and how you [...]

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Frugal Eats On Large Family Road Trips

I tried to count the number of road trips our family has taken, but I really just can’t. I have no idea. And when I talk about road trips, I am talking about trips we have taken of several days duration, sometimes weeks, and, a couple of times, road trips that lasted over a month. [...]

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Royalty Came to Call

The Princess is wearing a shimmering gold and green gown.  Only she turned it inside out and upside down- the sheer cape in a sylvan green shade is actually the lining of the gown.  The dress itself makes up her train. The young Princeling- his costume consists of the following: Cape in a glittering, sparkling, [...]

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Cuban Meatballs- low carb, paleo, Whole 30 compliant

I adapted this from a recipe in one of these cookbooks: Well Fed: Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat and Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat by Melissa Joulwan. Her blog is A friend of mine showed me several recipes, all of them looked delicious and simple, but [...]

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Freezer Fail

Because only just last week I organized, cleaned, and tallied the contents of our two full freezers in the garage as well as the refrigerator freezer, naturally, sometime between late last night and this morning one of them quit working. My 18 year old discovered it before the damage was absolutely unredeemable, and she managed [...]

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