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Preserving and Canning Food Methods #homesteading

Have you been wondering which methods of preserving and canning food works best with which foods?  As we venture more into self sufficiency I have been educating myself and family on the different ways to can by type of food.  I definitely don’t want to put the time and effort in and it only result in spoilage and unsafe foods.  It would…

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A Simple Guide to Canning and Freezing #Homesteading

What do you do when you garden is producing more than you can use?  Or you’ve found a great buy on fruits and vegetables?  Well, freezing and canning are great ways to preserve your garden bounty, or even that great buy you found at your local market or grocery store.  It probably seems overwhelming to think about, trust me…I’ve been there!  But it…

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4 Benefits of Canning and Freezing #Homesteading

My family has taken to homesteading full throttle.  I want the best for my kids and want to teach them to be as self-sufficient as possible.  We have done some canning in the past.  We made Blackberry and Strawberry preserves. There are some great benefits from canning and freezing. Some people will ask, is it worth it? Why bother? Are…

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Hassle Free Easter Holiday with HoneyBaked Ham! #HoneyBakedEaster #Sponsored Enter to Win a $50 HoneyBaked Ham Gift Card!

My life is more than busy.  I can’t even remember the last time that I did NOT have to leave the house.  I don’t even have time to form a complete thought in mind.  I start thinking about one thing I need to do and before it’s even completely thought about, I am on to the next thought.  I look…

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Plush Puffs, I’m Addicted to Gourmet Marshmallows

I admit it…I’m an addict.  Plush Puffs Gourmet Marshmallows have won me over.  I never imagined that a marshmallow could taste so amazing.  I was sent some samples to check out and now I must have more.  I’m not kidding.  I’m aching for more! They have many amazing sounding flavors available, check it out: Vanilla Bean – Don’t mistake these for…

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REV Meat Snack Mix, We Like It!

Have you heard of REV Meat Snack Mix from Hormel?    I recently received some to sample…a whole box full to be specific.  Enough to get us all hooked!  REV Meat Snack Mix is a convenient little cup of tasty goodness.  You’ve got your crunch and you’ve got your meat…and if you are like me…then you can even have your spicy…

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Turkey Tacos? Del Taco has them! Gift Card Giveaway! #LetsTalkTurkey

So #LetsTalkTurkey…On January 2 of this year, Del Taco introduced Turkey Tacos!  This makes them the first Mexican fast food chain to offer such a thing. Del Taco’s Turkey Tacos feature lean, seasoned ground turkey that has 33 percent less fat than its seasoned beef yet offers the same yummy flavor.  You’ll be happy to know that each Turkey Taco…

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How to Give your Kids Nutritious Meals They’ll Enjoy

Between getting the kids to football try-outs and making sure their homework is done, getting dinner cooked and eaten can seem like a mammoth task. We all want our family to eat delicious, nutritious meals but with our hectic lifestyles it can be tempting to opt for meals that are all about speed and less about health. Luckily, there are some simple changes…

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Children and Nutrition: Facts and Misconceptions

Parents go to great lengths to protect their children from the dangers of the world. Children are taught how to act around traffic, and many parents install security systems from providers such as wirelessalarmsystems.com to keep their children protected. Often, however, parents fail to protect children against the dangers of a common threat to childrens’ health: food. Here are some areas where…

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Easy Pepper Steak Recipe

I love Asian foods!  I love to cook Asian foods…well easy ones I mean.  My mom taught me how to make Pepper Steak.  It’s a very easy recipe that she learned years ago from Mr. Food when he used to cook on the news show she watched.  Atleast I think…I don’t have a fantastic memory for most things.  But this…

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Busy Mom? Check out Farm Rich!

Bust mom, like that is a question…all mom’s are busy!  Well, every mom I know is busy!  So having some good snacks on hand are a must. Have you checked out Farm Rich?  Recently we tried their Cheese Sticks.  The kids LOVED them!  I think it would be great to keep in the freezer for a quick snack, or as…

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Half off at Snookie’ Bar and Grill!

Today’s Juice in the City deal will save you 50% off at Snookie’s Bar & Grill! Snookie’s Bar & Grill has been in Dallas since 1989.  That says a lot about a place like that! With today’s $10 deal you can get $20 to go towards a lunch or dinner!  Food that goes great with a nice Texas beer like…

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Marilu Henner and the 21-Day Vegan Kickstart

INSPIRATIONAL MESSAGES/TIPS: 1.  People tend to eat right and exercise only when they need to look good and be their best. Learn to develop good eating and exercise habits that will be a permanent part of your lifestyle. Eat right and exercise as a daily habit. Make it your new normal. 2.  Before you eat anything today, close your eyes…

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Holidays Taste of Sam’s Club

I meant to tell you about this on Thursday, but then my internet was out almost the entire day!  The Taste of Sam’s Club is going on this weekend.  It’s a great time to try out all the wonderful holiday foods at Sam’s Club.  It actually started yesterday but is still going on both today and tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 19…

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Menu Plan Monday, July 5th

Menu Plan Monday is something I used to do, but life got in the way with being sick.  Actually Menu Planning makes things easier, so I am starting it up again here at our house! I’m actually planning this as I type, so let’s see what pops in my brain! Tonight we will have what is on hand.  I had…

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