Think you hate cottage cheese? Cottage cheese is a great source of protein! Some people can’t stand the texture, though. If that’s you then you’ll love this huge list of surprising ways to eat cottage cheese. Most of these recipes have this inexpensive and versatile ingredient blended into them and you’ll never even know it’s there. It’s a THM staple in my fridge and this past week all I’ve wanted… Continue Reading
It’s pretty trendy these days to make your own cleaners, and for good reason. Many people are waking up to the fact that we are practically assaulted by chemicals every day. Reducing the amount of chemical exposure your family receives can mean better health in the long run. This all purpose soft scrub cleanser is a great way to green your cleaning supplies. It’s so easy to make and you can… Continue Reading
It’s From The Farm Friday again! My favorite from last week’s hop is one that reminded me of something I’ve wanted to do for some time – Obtain a big old stack of cloth napkins so I don’t have to buy paper napkins anymore. I planned on making them…and it hasn’t happened yet so maybe I’ll just have to do what she did. It’s right up my bargain-hunting alley!
If you’re trying to find an alternative to chemical-laden fabric softeners, you might want to give dryer balls a try. They help dry your clothes more quickly, soften and reduce static I’ve been using dryer balls for a couple of years now, but they are PVC…which is probably just as bad. An alternative to PVC dryer balls is
DIY Cloth Plastic Wrap? You won’t believe how easy this is to make! Plastic. On one hand, oh so easy and convenient. On the other, leaching toxic chemicals into our lives. I try to limit our use of plastic as much as possible, but there are some plastic products that just seem irreplaceable. Like plastic wrap…that stuff is really handy, yet I feel guilty using it. But what non-plastic thing… Continue Reading
This time of year can be tough financially for our family, as my husband’s work is rather seasonal. I know I’m not alone, so I was thrilled to see this great list of money saving tips from Letters From Sunnybrook in last week’s From The Farm blog hop! I already do some of them, so it’s also great to see that some of my penny-pinching ways are worthy of making… Continue Reading
My From The Farm Blog Hop Favorite… Have you ever done the 52 Week Savings Challenge? I had come across this some time ago, but in the middle of the year, so I never started it. I’d like to do this so now is the perfect time to start! Fortunately, catching up this early in the challenge won’t break the budget. So, head on over to NEPA Mom, print out the… Continue Reading
I. Miss. Bread. Back in 2012, I went gluten free and I miss bread often. I miss being able to just make a sandwich without paying $5 for a teeny loaf of bread. Or eating a warm slice of homemade bread slathered in buttah. Then I found this recipe for a coconut flour flatbread. It kind of changed my life.
One of the most used items in my spice cabinet is this Creole seasoning blend. I put it on everything! Of course, I have to take it easy if I’m serving to my family. They don’t like spicy as much as I do. But when it’s just for me, I get pretty liberal with it. I put it on all the things. If you need inspiration, keep reading…
If you have been following the blog lately, you may have noticed my love affair with spaghetti squash. Ever since I realized that this low carb wonder is a perfect replacement for potatoes, I’ve been dreaming of ways to eat it. My post on How to Make Squashbrowns has turned out to be very popular, and this recipe for Turkey Hash with Spaghetti Squash is a spin-off from that. Turkey hash… Continue Reading