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Veggie Dill Crocks are Easy to Make

As the gardening season winds down, you might want to try fermenting some veggies instead of canning them. It is so much easier and less time consuming than all the steps required for traditional canning.

Basically a “dill crock” is a variation on fermented veggies. If you don’t have dill or a grape […]

Overcoming Pre-Diabetes – Part 3

With the guidance of my nutritionist, my current goal is to create meals that contain a balance of 30% proteins, 40% low glycemic carbs, and 30% fats. Yes, each plate needs to have enough fats to sustain my energy. […]

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Editor’s Note:  This is part 2 of my new, ongoing series entitled Marilyn’s Journey to Really Master the Real Foods Diet and reverse the curse of Type 2 Diabetes.  I have much more to say and will be posting my updates, insights, candid comments, challenges, progress reports, recipes, and more during the upcoming weeks as I expect to reverse […]

Enstrom’s Style Toffee

 

This recipe was given to my daughter many years ago. Enstrom’s toffee is world renowned for being the best in the world. We are honored to have this recipe and share it with you! It will cost you about $7.50 for butter, sugar, chocolate and almonds to make this recipe. The finished […]

Rich or Poor, Success or Failure?

Plentiful Poppies remind me of Planning and Living Life on Purpose

Thomas C. Corley, author of Will Your Child be Rich or Poor, studied the habits of the rich and poor over five years.  He claims, poor parents teach their children the Poverty Habits and wealthy parents model to their children the Rich Habits.  […]

Buy Two Norwex Enviro Cloths and Get one Free – Today Only

Celebrate World Environment Day and Get one Blue Enviro Cloth Free

Starting today only June 5, from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., CDT, you may purchase 2 green EnviroCloths® and receive one blue EnviroCloth FREE! A $16.49 savings.  This special is available on all orders, but you will need to hurry, it expires at […]

Creamed Asparagus with eggs on Toast

Now that Asparagus is in season, try this “old-fashioned” yummy recipe just in time for Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch! […]

Resurrection Eggs

Resurrection Eggs made up

I love this hands on, easy, and fun idea that have multiple purposes.  Plastic Easter eggs are very inexpensive and the items that go in the eggs are easily found around the house for pennies.  Have fun with your little ones.

The plastic Easter eggs are each filled […]

Top Cookie Baking Tips

Gorgeous Cookie Assortment Measure Flour Correctly and Avoid Over mixing the Batter

Don’t over mix cookie dough or brownie batter once the dry ingredients have been added; doing so would overdevelop the gluten, which could hinder tenderness and result in an unpleasant texture.

Sift Nuts and Chocolate

Sift any chopped nuts or chocolate that […]

BARGAIN BOOKS AND CLOSEOUTS

Bargain Books

SPIRAL BOUND COOKBOOKS BY MARILYN MOLL

BREAKFASTS FOR BUSY MOMS –  by Marilyn Moll.   64 pages with mylar cover.  $1.00

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO BAKING BREAD  by Marilyn Moll. 80 pages.  $1.00

FAST AND HEALTHY MENUS FOR BUSY MOMS – Reliable Recipes for Busy Families.  4 weeks of menus and recipes.  […]

An Organic Dairy Farmer Speaks Up

Ed Note:  I wanted to let an organic farmer address their perspective regarding non-GMO, etc, and how they are living in this brave new world of farming. This comment was originally posted at an article entitled A Farmer Speaks up about GMO.  Read on, there is hope and some excellent links.

Along […]

A Farmer Speaks Up about GMO

Ed Note:  This is the response I received from a farm family  in Kansas (who wished to remain anonymous) in response to the article I posted yesterday called Farms Fighting Super Weeds. If you read on you will see what a difficult situation our farm families are in as well as how vulnerable our grain/food […]

New and Natural Ways to Stay Healthy during the Flu Season

Avoid having a sick child

If you listen to the news media you would think this year’s flu epidemic is so severe that if you haven’t already had a flu shot you better do so soon.

I did a little scouting around and discovered:

This is the “worst flu epidemic since 2009” (four years […]

Homemade Snickers Bars

Homemade Snickers Bars

First – Make Bottom and Top Layers

1 – 10 oz pkg milk chocolate chips (or dark if preferred)

1/2- 10 oz pkg butterscotch chips

1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

Lightly grease a 9 X 13 X 2 pan.  Melt together all ingredients and spread 1/2 of mixture onto bottom of […]

Commit Your Plans to the Lord in 2013

Grandsons, Job and Peter on Christmas Eve

“Commit to the Lord whatever […]