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4 Summer Vacation Ideas to Teach Your Kids Life Skills
November 02, 2016

The Menu Planner’s Creed

The health of my family is in my care; therefore – I will spare no effort in planning the right kinds of food in the right amounts. Spending the food dollar for maximum value is my job; therefore – I will choose from the variously priced foods to save money without sacrificing health. My family’s enjoyment of food is my responsibility; therefore – I will increase their pleasure by planning for variety, for flavorful dishes, for attractive color, for appetizing combinations. My family’s health, security, and pleasure depends on......

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The cheap and easy way to start smoking meat
August 11, 2016

The cheap and easy way to start smoking meat

Kendra here. There are some things I’m great at – organizing, sewing, knitting, cleaning. There are things that I’m good at. And there are some things I just let my husband handle. My husband (and...


Baked Chicken
August 13, 2015

Baked Chicken

Everyone should have a few staple, go-to meals in their arsenal. The type of meal that tastes good, doesn’t need a ton of prep work, and doesn’t need a lot of babysitting while it’s cooking....


October 08, 2000

Potato Kielbasa Skillet

Remember the Sausage, Kale and Potato Soup and how it was one of two recipes always requested by my husband? Well, here’s the other one – Potato Kielbasa Skillet. I found the recipe out on...


October 08, 2000

Sausage, Kale and Potato Soup

There is one recipe in our house that is always welcome, no matter what time of the year that it is. Hot soup in the summer? Sure, why not. Hot soup in the fall, winter...