Monthly Archives: April 2009

New blog

I’ve decided to “Spring Clean” a bit and move my homeschooling blogging to a brand new blog. As a result, this one has been renamed. Excuse the dust as I redesign this one a bit. It seemed to make sense … Continue reading

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A few items off the list

This month we were able to gather some of the items on our 3-month stock up list. I found a great sale on sugar and used two coupons to bring the price down even further. I sealed each of these … Continue reading

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The story of the "Foul" Fowl

Thanksgiving of 2008 we were the designated turkey friers. We were joining our friends across town for the celebration. To save time, we decided to inject the turkey at home and fry it at our friend’s house. Mistake No. 1: … Continue reading

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3 month supply – the continuing saga

The garden we planted to supplement our groceries is growing quickly. In fact, I already have my first vegetable, a green pepper. You can see it in the picture to the left. Everything looks great with the recent rains we … Continue reading

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Magic Milk Shakes

There is a wonderful recipe for “Magic Milk Shakes” on the Hillbilly Housewife website here http://www.hillbillyhousewife.com/magicmilkshakes.htm MAGIC MILK SHAKES 1-1/2 to 2 cups ice water1-1/2 cups nonfat dry milk powder2/3 cup sugar1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa1 teaspoon vanilla1 to 1-1/2 trays … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Refrigerator Rolls

I enjoy making homemade bread and my family enjoys eating it. Here is a super easy roll recipe just in time for Easter! I like to make them into cloverleaf rolls. WHOLE WHEAT REFRIGERATOR ROLLS INGREDIENTS 2 (.25 ounce) packages … Continue reading

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