Category Archives: Family

How to Start Tomatoes from Seed

Growing tomatoes from seed is a great way to try new varieties. It’s easy, too! Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Italian Potatoes

I don’t mean to bombard this blog with recipes, but during the winter I cook.  A lot. And since I can’t spend much time preparing a meal, my slow cooker is frequently  involved.   I love the fact I can … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Lasagna

For the most part, living in the country, out of the city lights and noise, is a wonderful dream come true. It does, however, have some disadvantages.  As our area continues to grow by leaps and bounds, the drive to … Continue reading

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It's a Marshmallow World

Making Marshmallows is not as hard as you think Continue reading

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Outdoor Learning at the Ozark Natural Science Center

*this is a sponsored post In a traditional school, different subjects require different teaching methods.  I remember learning math with a big chalkboard and pencils with good erasers.  English and reading were done in quiet classrooms or libraries and science was … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring is Happening in the Ozark Mountains Continue reading

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When I Can't Garden, I Cook

Dreary days in the winter don’t work for me.  I can tolerate the cold if the sun is shining, but when it’s not, it can be so depressing.  Usually when this happens, I head to the kitchen and cook.  It’s still … Continue reading

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Pinterest Fails

Whenever I comment on a great food I have eaten or complement a cool project someone has done, it’s usually followed by the phrase, “I got it off Pinterest”. Pinterest is a great source for ideas and when my internal alarm clock goes off extra … Continue reading

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Why Americans Should Be More Like Bees

I am a simple person, I am not a political person.  I never felt I was knowledgeable enough to debate any issues and I, for one, am glad the election is over. No one knows what is in store for our … Continue reading

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Crunchy, Pumpkin-y Goodness

I’ve been on a granola kick lately. I love the crunchy texture in my yogurt and oatmeal (which I eat almost every day), so I go through a lot of granola. It all started when I bought a bag at the Amish store … Continue reading

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