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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…
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Homemade Wheat Thins

(This recipe was originally published in June 2009) I love Wheat Thin crackers. I’ve tried lots of recipes on the web, but never found one quite like the store bought kind.  Last night, in the wee moments before falling asleep,…
french toast waffles

French Toast Waffles

Happy Monday!  Here’s a quick and healthy recipe.  It’s so easy a 6 year old can do it. The obvious choice is to have these for breakfast, but the waffles sometakes make an appearance around here for lunch or dinner.  This…