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Blessing Blankets … update

Blessing Blankets … update

A while back, I wrote about the blessing blankets I made for grandchildren — quilts with Bible promises on them. You can see the instructions and some examples at the

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Raising Kids Who Help at Home

Raising Kids Who Help at Home

Training in Diligence and Thoroughness Each August, our family would try to get a fresh homeschooling start with new notebooks, shiny pens, freshly decorated pencils boxes, and a tidy house

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Buffet Tips for Holiday Hospitality

Buffet Tips for Holiday Hospitality

Think logically through the traffic flow at your buffet table. Consider from which end the guests will most likely approach the table, then set up the plates at that end.

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No-Knead Pizza Dough

No-Knead Pizza Dough

My sweet husband has just come in from shoveling our heating system and the Jeep out of four feet of snow, and his relaxation will be watching whatever the football

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Ever want to make lasagna or cheesecake and just don’t have any ricotta cheese on hand? Now you can make your own! Technically, this may not be a true ricotta,

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Easy Crusty No-Knead Artisan Bread, Updated

Easy Crusty No-Knead Artisan Bread, Updated

“My husband said this was the closest thing to “real” Italian bread that we have had since we lived in Italy! So delicious!” – Julie G, recipient of new-mama meal

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Lasagna. In a Pressure Cooker

Lasagna. In a Pressure Cooker

Lasagna. In a pressure cooker. Why? Many of you know that I’ve been a huge fan of pressure cooking for many years. In fact, I have four Kuhn Rikon stainless

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It’s Autumn! Apple Cider Donut Cake

It’s Autumn! Apple Cider Donut Cake

  Apple cider donuts are a big deal in the Shenandoah Valley — this is apple country! So I had to try this recipe for an apple cider donut cake

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Does Your Tupperware All Say Cool Whip?

Does Your Tupperware All Say Cool Whip?

I laughed out loud at this meme today (even though a certain friend-in-the-know says it’s so last-year to LOL, I did it anyway!)… (meme from Facebook) Maybe all your “Tupperware”

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Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas

Who wants to get the waffle iron or griddle out for just one meal? When I make pancakes, waffles, French toast, etc. I try to make extra and freeze on

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