Homemade Hamburger Helper: Different Varieties and In Bulk

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 Hamburger Helper is so stinkin' convenient. If only it wasn't so unhealthy. Its chock full of sugar, salt, preservatives and other junk but it sure tastes good and its filling. So I started making my own hamburger helper years ago. My children really like … [Continue reading]

Dehydrating Corn and Green Beans

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            For years I have dehydrated all kinds of food for my family.  Fruits, vegetables, herbs, meat and even complete meals are on my regular dehydrating list.  Two vegetables that I have always dried without using the dehydrator though were … [Continue reading]

Oregano Oil For Colds and Flu

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Disclaimer:  The instructions I offer here in this post (and in all my posts about herbs and home remedies) are what I use personally at home. Of … [Continue reading]

Grammies Garlic Oil

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Disclaimer:  The instructions I offer here in this post (and in all my posts about herbs and home remedies) are what I use personally at home. Of … [Continue reading]

Home Canned Boston Baked Beans

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I say "Boston Baked Beans" with a bit of hesitation because they're really not true Boston baked beans but they are in close proximity.  I know how I … [Continue reading]

My Onions Wear Panty Hose

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Sometimes they wear them all winter.   Here's how to store onions in panty hose. Storing them in hose allows for air circulation and keeps the … [Continue reading]

Food Philosophy

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I figured I'd share a little bit about my food philosophy. Never thought I'd have one much less be compelled to share it. Food is a gift and its a … [Continue reading]

Homekeeping 101

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Everyone needs a little help now and then. If you need some information and a bit of instruction on basic homekeeping duties or if you know someone … [Continue reading]