DIY

DIY Tea Cup Birdfeeders

April 30, 2017
DIY Tea Cup Birdfeeders

Do you have extra tea cups and coffee mugs filling up your cupboards? Are you looking for a way to dress up your garden and enjoy the beautiful spring that has arrived? Maybe you are just looking for an easy project to help your children make for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. I cleaned my […]

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Healthy Main Dishes

Mexican Black Bean Burgers

April 18, 2017
Mexican black bean burgers

Love burgers and tacos, but hate the extra carbs from the rolls or tortillas? Maybe you are looking for a meat free alternative to these favorites? Well look no further because these Mexican Black Bean Burgers are just the ticket!  In my continued effort to create a healthier home and lifestyle for my family, I […]

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Sauces and Condiments

How to Make Your Own Butter

April 12, 2017
make your own butter

The days of using a butter churn to make butter for the family are mostly over. The convenience of buying premeasured sticks at the store reigns supreme. We have become so accustomed to being able to pay for the convenience that we have stopped to question the freshness of that butter, or what preservatives are […]

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Family Finances

How I Teach My Children About Finances and Economics Series: Episode 3 – Work Ethics and Financial Responsibility

March 28, 2017
work ethics and financial responsibility

When do children learn how to be adults, and all it entails? The answer is, they are learning throughout their entire childhood – and we are their teachers. According to Newton’s Third Law of Motion: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. This doesn’t just apply to science, but everything in life. […]

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DIY Potholder and Hot Pad

March 22, 2017
DIY potholder and hotpad

Decorating your house doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. In fact, if you have even the most basic sewing machine knowledge, decorating can be a breeze. A DIY Potholder and Hot Pad (trivet) can add a splash of color to any table, and can be made to coordinate with their environment. The potholders in […]

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