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Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Delicious and filling, this chicken and dumpling casserole is a great comfort food recipe to make for your family on those brisk fall and winter days. As I am writing this blog post, we are just over 10 days away from Christmas. The tree has been decorated, the gifts...

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce Ornaments

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce Ornaments

Fill your home with the scents of the holiday — cinnamon, clove and nutmeg — by making these old fashioned cinnamon spice applesauce ornaments. No baking required! Cinnamon, spice and everything nice. That is what these homemade Christmas ornaments are made of. And...

Easy DIY Christmas Stocking From Shirts

Easy DIY Christmas Stocking From Shirts

In a matter of minutes, turn an old shirt into a Christmas stocking. Makes a great, cozy addition to your holiday decor. Learn how in this simple tutorial. “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care …”. That is if you have a chimney, a fireplace or a mantle in...

White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream

White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream

Serve up the flavors of Christmas with this homemade white chocolate peppermint ice cream recipe. Made with real milk, creamy chocolate and crunchy peppermint pieces. Everyone needs a little sweet treat during the holidays. Something that is only made at Christmas...

Vegetable Beef Soup

Vegetable Beef Soup

Warm your belly this winter with a bowl of homemade vegetable beef soup. Packed full of beef, sausage and tender veggies, this soup recipe is sure to become your family’s favorite. When the weather changes from the heat of the summer to crisp fall days and eventually...

How to Make a Wooden Star for Christmas

How to Make a Wooden Star for Christmas

Decorate your home this Christmas with a DIY wooden star. Using just 5 materials, this easy-to-build Christmas decoration will look great sitting on your mantle or hanging as a wreath on your door. It’s finally that time of year where you can say tis’ the season for...

All-Natural Moisturizing Hand Soap

All-Natural Moisturizing Hand Soap

Ditch the store-bought hand soaps. Mix up a batch of this all-natural foaming hand soap in less than 5 minutes. It’ll leave your hands feeling clean and moisturized.  Dirty. Messy. Maybe a little grimy. And definitely gross. Sounds like a typical day on the...

Grandma’s Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Grandma’s Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

Creamy, soft, and delicious, this old fashioned peanut butter cookie, from Great Grandma’s recipe box, is one you must try! Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post to grab your FREE printable recipe cards. Memorable. There are some recipes that stick with you...

Vanilla Mint DIY Lip Balm With Free Printable Labels

Vanilla Mint DIY Lip Balm With Free Printable Labels

Soften and soothe your lips, using only simple ingredients, with this homemade vanilla mint lip balm recipe. Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post to grab your FREE printable lip balm labels. 30 mile an hour winds. Falling temperatures. Chance for rain. That...

How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

How to Create a Natural Medicine Cabinet

Learn how to take charge of your health by building a natural medicine cabinet full of herbs to treat a variety of ailments at a moment’s notice.  Sniffle season is upon us. Or at least it is when I am writing this blog post (circa November 2021). With the cold...

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds

Learn how to roast sunflower seeds at home with this step-by-step tutorial — from planting the flower and harvesting the seeds to roasting and storing. Salty, nutty goodness. That’s what packed into one of those tiny sunflower seeds, along with plenty of vitamins and...

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

Raising Meat Chickens – Our First Experience

When raising your own chickens for meat, there are many factors to consider. Breeds, food, shelter, cleaning and butchering. Learn what we discovered during our first year of raising meat birds. Five years ago, if you had told me we’d be raising our own chickens for...

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