Homemade Strawberry Jam

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Heaven in a jar.  Strawberry Jam is my favorite. I make it the old fashioned way; no powdered or liquid pectin.  I use fresh lemon juice and lemon peel for the pectin, just like my Grandma did. Its really handy not to have to go to the store for more ingredients to make this jam, I've usually got … [Continue reading]

A Good Day

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The sun is shining. Its not warm yet but its getting there.  The birds are singing.  I've gotten three loads of laundry done, breakfast smoothies and bacon made, Nana's needs attended to and dishes done.  Those breakfast smoothies were delicious.  I used frozen strawberries, blueberries, a lime and … [Continue reading]

Come On Spring

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  Its almost spring. Things have been like a whirl-wind here. My husband's mom is living with us and needs a lot of care and help.  I am … [Continue reading]

Is It Real Or Fake?

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Have you ever wondered if a ministry or just a group of Christians who claim to be led by the Holy Spirit really is a work of the Spirit? Ever get … [Continue reading]

Homeschool Lunches

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If you are a homeschooling Mom, you already know how hard it can be to prepare a good lunch every day of the school week for a group of hungry … [Continue reading]

A Few Mixes To Have On Hand

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These mixes are easy to make and store.  I prefer to buy ingredients and make things like mixes myself instead of paying someone else to make … [Continue reading]

Deep Cleaning The Kitchen

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  The kitchen is usually the hardest room deep clean because we use it so much and its hard to have it out of commission for a day in some … [Continue reading]

Cooking Over A Fire

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I have cooked over an open fire and in a fireplace for years and have learned a few things along the way.  Here are a few things that I think are very … [Continue reading]