Monthly Archives: April 2013

Making my own laundry detergent

Saving money and cutting cost can be very difficult in any family.  These days, it seems that our grocery bill just seems to be getting more and more expensive as we continue to cut out processed foods and increase fresh whole foods to … Continue reading

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Gluten-free flour tortillas

After my post on how to make flour tortillas, I was asked if I had ever made any gluten-free tortillas.  I took that as a challenge, and I’ve finally done it!  The most surprising thing – they turned out great!  Delicious actually!  And…. they … Continue reading

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Looking for the Helpers

Watching the events unfold during yesterday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon was shocking.  My mind was flooded with thoughts of, “why would someone do that?”,  “what is the purpose?”, “this world is crazy!”, “who in their right mind would do … Continue reading

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Onion issues

Ever have extra onion left over?  For years I would try my best to save half an onion for another recipe only to find that the smell would permeate my refrigerator, seep into other foods, and eventually fill the kitchen.  I … Continue reading

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Interview with a 4-year-old

I stole this idea from a friend of mine and decided to start interviewing my daughter every year on her birthday.  I plan to ask the same questions every year to see how her answers change.  I’ll include this interview … Continue reading

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Being called “Mama”

Four years ago today I was handed a gift that would change my life forever.  My precious daughter.  The long-awaited moment had finally come, and in that moment I became a mother.  The thoughts and emotions raced through my mind and heart.  … Continue reading

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Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers are my new favorite food and are one the first things I look for on the menu at a restaurant!  I’ve been wanting to try to make them at home and we did that this past weekend.  … Continue reading

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