Tag Archives: Misc

Salad Saturday!

Each Saturday I’ll post a free salad recipe from my new salad cookbook. It has over 365 recipes, so you can either buy it now or just hang around here for the next 6 years. LOL! CHICKEN AND BLACK BEAN … Continue reading

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Green Your Spring Cleaning

I already shared on a message forum recently that I decided to opt out of spring cleaning this year. I’d much rather read a book. Actually, my spring cleaning efforts have been a little unorthodox. Mostly I’ve relied on that … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t You Eating More Coconut Oil?

I love coconut oil. I love the flavor. I love the smell. I love the versatility. I love how it is solid in cooler temperatures and liquid at warmer ones. I love the health benefits. Maybe that’s where I lost … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Detergent

UPDATE 4/13/2010: Instead of the recipe I link to below, I now use a liquid homemade laundry detergent that you can find at the Duggar family website under ‘Recipes‘. It’s more cost effective and makes HUGE quantities which is great … Continue reading

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FF: When Frugal Isn’t Best

Chele from Moms Love Shopping asked me to come back on her show to talk about what I see as a negative side of the CVS shopping “system”. As I said on the show, it was with much caution that I … Continue reading

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Mothering Monday: Top Ten Things About Being a Mom

Even though parenting can be frustrating and tiring at times, most of us wouldn’t trade the joys for anything. Here are some of my favorite things about being a mom.  1. You have someone who is always ready and willing to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Amargo

Well I just spent the last ten minutes learning that there is no Spanish word for blog. I was going to get all fancy and name this post “blogging for chocolate” in Espanol, but that’s a little hard to do … Continue reading

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Soul Food and Chocolate

LaTara of Vegan Family Living talked about soul food on her show last week. I grew up eating soul food like black eyed peas and collard greens, fried chicken, sweet potato casserole, squash casserole (one of my favorite foods in … Continue reading

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Organizing Arts and Crafts, Games and Chocolate

On Wonder Years Radio recently they discussed organizing arts and crafts and the kid’s schoolwork. I thought I would share a tip that has worked well for me when it comes to organizing games. The cardboard boxes board games come … Continue reading

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Raw Chocolate Candy

All this talk of chocolate reminded me about my raw chocolate candy recipe that Tiffany Washko asked for last week. These snacks are yummy for anyone, but if you or your child is sensitive to wheat, they’re flourless too! Raw … Continue reading

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