Category Archives: homemade

Stocking meals & Meal Planning challenge 4

My veggie scrap dish filled up very quickly.  Once the econo-sized jar below was filled with potato and other veggie water I added it all along with salt to my crock pot.   I let it cook on high for … Continue reading

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Stocking meals & meal planning challenge 2

Hitting the ground running: I am soaking black and northern beans to cook and freeze.     Homemade granola and the dry base for baked oatmeal.     Pea and noodle casserole:  Left- dinner for tonight.   Right-freezer portion minus … Continue reading

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Thankful for This and That

Taking time to be thankful for simplicity. A rare cup of coffee in my newly recharged love of green tea. Homemade pancakes Homemade French onion soup Indoor obstacle course, tents, fun with cars in beans, and tea parties with cucumber … Continue reading

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A productive day

Yesterday was a productive day.  Well, sort of.  We had no where that we had to be so we spent the entire day at home.  This was nicer than usual because my house was clean.  It was clean solely due … Continue reading

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The big fork and spoon

I bought this bulletin board at the Pottery Barn outlet several years ago and I knew I would find just the right use for it someday.  Fortunately, I came up with an idea before it had to go out with the “de-stuffing” … Continue reading

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Reusable produce bags

I have been looking around for reusable bags intended to for fruits and vegetable to take to the grocery store/ farmers market.  I always feel bad using those cheapo plastic bags stores supply for produce, especially when they are then … Continue reading

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Apples and Oats

We have gone apple picking several times this fall.  We love apples here and go through them like crazy.  The kids can be found walking around with whole apples hanging from their mouths almost daily. We made 2 large batches … Continue reading

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Odds and Ends #3

Before I begin I want to tell you that our DIY Compost Bin is done!!  Come back tomorrow for the full DIY details.  It is as cool as homemade soil gets:)!!!!! I have been seeing these Cherry Blossom DIY branches … Continue reading

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Gift wrapping with what you already have

Riddle me this:  What is a gift without the wrapping? …………….ECO-FRIENDLY!       Save yourself that extra trip to the store (and money) to buy gift wrap all while being kinder to the planet.  You already have what you need at home. This brown … Continue reading

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How to’s: 15 products for your Green home

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