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Editor’s Note:  My name is Marilyn Moll, and many of you know me as  the founder and former owner of The Urban Homemaker.   Since I sold the business in 2011,  I work as a caregiver.   I am still mother to three,  grandmother to three grandsons,  a widow since 2008, semi-retired and now age 65.   […]

Let’s Make Dinnertime Easy

I just wanted to share with busy moms a menu planning system designed for families that are on a budget and who like to cook at home.

Menu Planning Central is having a 50% off sale, and I am very excited because their are many improvements to the menus making them better and more fitting […]

Fourth of July Pie

1 recipe Sour Cream Cookie Dough (see below) 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces 1 egg 1/2-1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 lemon, juiced or to taste (less for raspberries, more for blueberries) 6 cups fresh berries

Sour Cream Cookie Dough

In a mixing bowl beat 1/2 cup butter, softened with mixer […]

Decision America Tour Mission

Franklin Graham speaks to a crowd at the Capital Steps in Denver March 15, 2016 at noon

“Because Jesus Christ is the only hope for America (1 Corinthians 3:11), we call our nation to God and pray for His forgiveness and blessing (2 Chronicles 7:14) and for the liberty and freedom to continue to […]

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 […]

Beef Burgundy Simplified

 

Here is a elegant, crowd-pleasing company main dish recipe that I make each December sometime before Christmas. It’s a tradition!

Make a large batch, and store the leftovers (if there is any) in meal sized portions to pull out of the freezer in January or February for those nights when you don’t know […]

Delicious Cheesy Broccoli Dip

Any whole grain or gluten-free cracker will work.

Need something quick, easy, and delicious for a holiday pot-luck or open house.  Here you go:

Ingredients ½ pound broccoli Quarter of an onion 1 16-ounce (1 lb) container sour cream 4 ounces cream cheese 1½ cups grated cheddar cheese Whole-grain crackers or pitas, for […]

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 […]

8 Key Considerations for Cleaning Without Chemicals

Green Enviro Cloth and other colors

I just received this testimonial about the all-purpose _Norwex Enviro Cloth:

The other day my grandson was making “pancakes” out of  silly putty at the kitchen counter. The moment I turned my back I found him making pancakes on the Living Room carpet! […]

Introducing Lemon Balm

Lemon Balm, a member of the mint family grows profusely all around my cinder block raised bed garden. It is the only plant that comes back every year more prolific than the last year no matter how much I neglect it and try to rip out unwanted leafy sprouts throughout the garden. […]

Salad Garden Success

A wide assortment of Spring salad lettuces, peas, and radishes

As an aspiring gardener, I yearn to sow the earliest seeds of spring into the garden-lettuce, peas, kale, spinach, arugula, mustards, carrots, radish…yum, you get the idea. These early, fresh spring crops are up in the garden and paying off on the salad plate. Add […]

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 […]

Roasted Pumpkin – 5 Simple Steps

Delicious and nutritious pumpkin seeds

Preheat oven to 300°F. Scoop the seeds from the cavity and place in a colander. Pinch away all the large chunks of squash flesh and strings, the seeds don’t have to be perfect.  Run cool water over the colander to remove any additional squash flesh. For best results, allow […]