Category : Homemaking

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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Crusty, No-Knead Bread

Just five minutes before I head to bed, then a few moments’ prep in the morning, and we have a yummy loaf with a crisy, crackly crust and a very

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When Life Broadsides Your Homeschool

You had a wonderful plan this fall for a well-rounded education, envisioning academic excellence and character development in your smiling, well-adjusted offspring. But then…It happened (pick one): Your husband got

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