Category : Homemaking

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

I finally got an edible batch of yogurt. I know–there are a zillion fabulous recipes out there for making yogurt using a crockpot or a cooler or a heating pad

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Blessing Blanket Tutorial

Blessing Blanket Tutorial

This special keepsake can be made in a weekend. I have made these in multi-colored fabrics as well as this graphic red/black/white combination (below). They are sized to be bigger

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Oh-so-good Oatmeal

On a chilly morning like this, I like a warm, satisfying bowl of oatmeal — and what better way to start than with fresh oats! Just a bit under 1/3

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Homemade Tortillas

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup warm water ¼ cup olive oil 2-3 cups fresh flour (we mill our own for maximum nutrition/freshness – I usually use soft wheat or hard white, with

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Kitchen Tips – How to Prep 13 Meat Meals in an Hour

Vicki’s Kitchen Tips   Stuffed Peppers go together in a jiffy with pre-browned hamburger and pre-cooked rice. How to make your own CreamO soup: If you don’t have canned soup,

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Chicken Quesadillas

serves 4 We love these for a quick, simple, nutritious supper! Ingredients 2 cups cooked, finely-cubed chicken chopped spinach (fresh, or thawed-and-squeezed-dry frozen) 8 flour tortillas (about 7-8 inches) [Homemade

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Getting Kids to Help at Home (part one)

Laying a Foundation (Part One) (excerpted from The Everyday Family Chore System)   Child training is the first step to successful home management training. The purposes of implementing a family

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Set Up a Command Center

(Adapted from Home Education 101: A Mentor’s Manual © 2003 by Vicki Bentley) Set up a command center. Remember The Bridge on “Star Trek”? This should be an area close

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Pizza with Less Mess

Here you can follow the process from dough to pizza box. I am not a professional baker; I’m a mom with a mill and a mixer and a desire to

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Controlling Paper Chaos

(I found this in my archives from almost ten years ago and realized I need to revive this system, as my desk paperwork is again running amok. Do you ever

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