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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Read more about the article How to Build a Pantry that Works for YOU
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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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A Homemade Baby Food Primer {Eat Well, Spend Less}

To celebrate the births of not one, not two, but three baby girls among the Eat Well, Spend Less bloggers, this month we're talking about all things baby- and food-related. From meals to take new moms to easy postpartum snacks, you'll find tons of practical tips...and hopefully a few gratuitous baby pictures as well! As…

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How to Freeze Cookies for Holiday Baking Do-Aheads

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: How to Freeze Cookies for Holiday Baking Do-Aheads One thing I always tell myself I'm going to do to get a head start on the holiday baking extravaganza is to go at it slow and steady. It's what my grandmother did;…

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How Do You Serve Dinner?

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: How Do You Serve Dinner? It wasn't until I read Laura's post a few weeks ago that I stopped to think about the different ways one could serve dinner. Certainly, we spend a lot of time talking about food shopping and preparation, but really the…

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