Category : Homemaking

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

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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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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Gingerbread Houses – Decorating Day

Gingerbread Houses – Decorating Day

We’ve had a long-standing tradition of decorating gingerbread houses — well, the girls have, at least (vs. mom). We aren’t advanced enough to bake our own houses –we’re happy to

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Sugar Cookies

In our house, it just isn’t the Christmas season without a marathon baking day with all the sisters and as many grandkids as we can gather–with our favorite holiday music

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Holiday of the Month Club

Holiday of the Month Club

Want to give a special child a gift that says, “You’re special and I want you to celebrate life!” all throughout the year? Give him a “Holiday of the Month”

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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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