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Menu planning. I love it and I hate it. I hate sitting down and figuring meals out, but when it comes down to it I do like knowing what we are having for dinner and it really is the make or break piece of our budget. So here is a quick rundown of the process […]

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Looking for some inspirational recipes, homemaking tips, DIY, Bible Study inspiration and more….?! You can find me on periscope {{@ Jenna Estes}} as I share weekly about some of these things. Just real life… with stuff I’m learning on the way! Love you all to join in! ~~ And here is a fun giveaway! Natural […]

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  Does being a mom and homemaker ever feel a little too hard? There’s no question that you love your family like crazy and you’d do anything for them, but we all know it can be an exhausting job. If you’re anything like me, I bet you wish your home felt more put together and […]

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  We are always on the lookout for helpful and practical books that will help homemakers (either new or seasoned) further their homemaking skills. We just recently found The Homemaker’s Mentor: Treasury of Homekeeping Skills and wanted to share it with you!   Here is a quick description and a peek at what is inside: […]

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  “I found peacefulness of spirit in a quiet forest glade. And a beauty in it’s silence that a city never made.   The reflections of a tree-top and a cloudlet, fleecy white, enticed my wistful fancy to a pool off to the right.   And I languidly leaned over, and I garnered from the […]

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Decorated Valentine Cookies

by Kathy on January 26, 2016 in Food, Industry

Decorated cookies are all the rage these days. Not only are they fairly inexpensive to make, but you can produce them in your home and sell them under most state’s Cottage Food Laws. Low risk foods are a great home enterprise for the daughter (or son, or mother)  wanting to start small and maybe grow […]

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One of the hardest things over the past several years for many of us has been keeping our budgets in order, being intentional with our income, and trying to build a savings. With so many businesses taking a down turn and the economy still so stagnant, it can seem, well, almost hopeless. If you’re like […]

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Planting Garlic

by Robin on September 18, 2015 in Activities, Food, Gardening, Industry

As the weather starts turning cooler it’s a perfect time to plant some bulbs in your garden for next year’s harvest. Most of the time I think of fall planting as the time to plant tulip bulbs. However, last fall I planted garlic bulbs and was so excited at how easy it was and what […]

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