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Make a Tag Blanket Lovey

Got a baby who loves tags? Need that sensory stimulation? Make your own tag blanket “lovey”Ariel was partial to tags as an infant, so I made her a tag blanket as a “lovey” to take in the car and take to bed (of course I made two, one to carry […]

Hospitality–You DO Have “What It Takes”

While this was originally written for a homeschool audience, the principles apply within any family, so I wanted to share with you. No kiddos? I hope you can still glean some how-to encouragements! Hospitality is defined by Merriam-Webster as “generous and friendly treatment of visitors and guests.” So how does […]

The Unhurried Homeschooler — review

                                                                                        Photo Credit: Rebekah McBride  www.nodeskrequired.com “I […]

Blessing blanket

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 original post. Today, I just wanted to update you with a few more photos …and I’ll be adding again, since […]

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 (okay, I said we’d try!). Even if we started organized and tidy, it was an everyday struggle to keep on […]

Got a New Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker?

Some of you may have gotten an Instant Pot for Christmas this year (or you bought it for yourself at Black Friday?)…. here is a little e-booklet I put together for my daughters — a few easy recipes and a few starter tips, plus links to several helpful sites. This […]

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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. Space the serving dishes so guests have a little room to set their plates as they serve themselves, and be […]

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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 game is called that precedes the Super Bowl. (I am so football literate, aren’t I?) (The photo is of me, […]

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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, as the word literally mean “re-cooked” — as in, whey that has been reheated and fermented — but it can […]

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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 after birth of seventh precious baby I always get raves over my no-knead, crusty artisan-style bread, and it’s super easy. […]