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Gardening for Beginners and Fall Planning

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Last week, Jessica shared five sources to find produce when you don't grow your own, so I thought I'd follow up with a few things you can do know if you do grow your own or are planning to in the…

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Top Tips to Grill Like a Pro This Summer

Summer means bringing out your barbecue gear and having a lazy afternoon of fun and food, grilling with your best friends. This way, you also get a chance to brush up on your outdoor cooking skills. Getting all things together and organizing the barbecue is half the fun. Although not difficult, many people get overwhelmed…

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7 Ways to Plan a Successful Summer Picnic

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family: 7 Ways to Plan a Successful Summer Picnic One of our favorite summertime traditions is a plethora of picnics, whether taken while camping up north in the middle of nowhere after a canoe trip through a system of lakes, after a hike through one…

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Tips for Maintaining the Safety of Your Kitchen

Your kitchen can be a dangerous place for your kids as well as yourself. Think about it: your kitchen is essentially a big room full of sharp objects, burners, and caustic cleaning solutions.  Luckily, here are a few simple tips to keep help make your kitchen a safe place, especially when you have little ones: Balance…

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How to Froth Milk Without Any Special Equipment

I pretty much consider coffee to be one of life's greatest simple pleasures, and over the past year, that's evolved from a love of coffee in general to a love of lattes in particular.  This article will show you how to froth milk without any special equipment. My husband surprised me with an inexpensive latte…

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On Life Without a Microwave

My sister was shocked when she realized we no longer have a microwave...and that we chose to get rid of it and aren't planning on replacing it! "But...why?!" Although I've read a fair amount about the dangers of microwaves -- and at times have wondered if the very aggressive cancer that took my grandmother suddenly…

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Tutorial: How to Make Reusable Snack & Sandwich Bags

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: Tutorial: How to Make Reusable Snack & Sandwich Bags Reusable food bags are indispensable in my life. Whether packing a lunch for my kids or grabbing a snack for an afternoon on the run, I always reach for my stash of handy snacks and sandwich bags.…

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How to Build a Pantry that Works for YOU

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: How to Build a Pantry that Works for YOU Over the last few weeks, I've been "eating down the pantry." What this means is that instead of grocery shopping, as usual, I'm spending time and effort to use up what we have. Not only does…

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Overcoming the Stress of Having Kids in the Kitchen {Eat Well, Spend Less}

For this month's Eat Well, Spend Less theme, we're talking about kids in the kitchen... Although I'm learning to enjoy my time in the kitchen, I still find it a bit stressful. I have to really focus and concentrate so that I don't make stupid mistakes, and things that might seem obvious to someone with…

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