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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ultra-Nutty Pecan Bars

Pecan bars are usually a variation of thick, custardy  pecan pie, however, this Cook’s Illustrated bar cookie recipe makes nuts the main focus. For the filling of a 9 X 13 sized pan the recipe calls for a full pound of pecans (4 cups) along with a mixture of brown sugar, corn syrup, and melted butter […]

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 […]

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 […]

Encouragement Chart – Print and Save

Feeling down? Here is a quick reminder that God is good all the time and all the time God is good. […]

Speedy Salads for Small Garden Spaces

Simple salad ingredients fulfill a number of criteria for home gardeners.  Although I don’t love gardening and I have plenty of gardening space, I thought you would like to know there are lots of options if you are growing greens and salad veggies in small spaces: they’re compact in size, quick to grow, […]

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 […]

Putting the Garden to Bed

Cooler temperatures and an occasional snowstorm tell us it’s time to put the garden to bed and store the fall harvest to be enjoyed throughout the winter.

Fall Harvest

At my home, potatoes have been dug up (one of my favorite garden chores) and stored away in a dry, cool place.  I […]

Heirloom or Hybrid Seeds- Which is best?

Heirloom seeds versus hybrid seeds – which is better?

Heirloom or Hybrid, which is better?  A review of the pros and cons of each seed type should help you determine which seed type meets your goals for a mouth-watering, flavorful and successful vegetable, flower, and herb harvest this season.

Hybrid seeds grow plants that […]

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

If you have little ones, this might be a VERY fun project to see how the colors come out.  Details follow.

Here are the basics for both hot water and cold water.  Amount of time the eggs sit in the dye will affect the color.

NATURAL DYED EASTER EGGS INSTRUCTIONS

Two […]

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.  […]