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How to Freeze Sweet Corn

It’s sweet corn season!  Here’s a handy tutorial for when you have corn coming out your ears.  (Get it?  Ears.) Freezing sweet corn is fast and easy and preserves it’s fresh home-grown taste. The corn I will be showing is sugar and…
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The Other Budget Categories

Our washing machine died yesterday and it isn’t an emergency.  The Fisher and Paykel washer was 11 years old and after 3 loads a day (roughly 12,000 loads), we knew it’s days were numbered.  Planning for this didn’t start last week, or…
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An Archeological Dig

Summer time is the busy time around here.  As soon as school was out at the end of may, I headed to Yellowstone via Wall South Dakota as a tagalong on the Grandparent trip for my youngest 2 kiddoes.  Every…

Homemade Granola

This video first appeard May 7th, 2009.  It’s so easy to make granola that I thought it is worth bringing to the front. It is a great topper for oatmeal, yogurt, or other cereals. Watch the video to see how…
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Sew a Prairie Princess Skirt

Here’s a tutorial for you for a darling skirt that you can make to fit a girl or woman of any size.  It is fast and simple to put together and makes a great last minute birthday gift.    …
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Sunday Picnic

This post was originally published May 6th 2009, but it’s a topic worth revisiting! With just a few minutes planning, a lot of food cost can be saved. I don’t usually have time to make 8 sandwiches with all the…
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Blueberry Oat Custard

I’m not a fan of plain oatmeal, but add a few eggs and cook it in milk instead of water and I’ll change my tune.  It’s also weight loss friendly and will fill you up. 1 Cup rolled oats 2…
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Washing Plastic Bags

Plastic bags are handy, but when used and tossed they are expensive.  It doesn’t take long to wash out a bag and hang it to dry.  They can be used over and over this way.  If there was just lettuce…