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National School Breakfast Week

What’s for breakfast? This may be a question that many of us don’t give very much thought to on a regular basis, but starting each day with a healthy and affordable breakfast is the key…

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Freezer Basics

Your freezer can be the workhorse in your kitchen – saving you time and money! Check out these 5 tips to make your freezer work for you. Marybeth here, from Alarm Clock Wars and AgriCultured!…

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What Does the Freeze By Date Mean?

Have you seen those dates on packages that say “Use or Freeze By”? Have you ever wondered what that date means? Let’s find out! What Does the Freeze By Date Mean? Marybeth here, from Alarm…

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A Few of My Favorite Handmade Christmas Ornaments

One of my favorite crafts to make with the girls each Christmas is ornaments.  We’ve started a tradition that’s been going on for about the past 7 years.  Every year we make a new ornament….


Recipe Recap: Planning A Traditional Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe this year is drawing to an end and the holidays that end our year are just around the corner! This year we are traveling back to my home state, Indiana, so…

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How to Organize Your Refrigerator

An organized refrigerator makes it faster and easier to make your grocery list, plan your meals, put groceries away, and do your meal prep. It will even help you save money! Keep reading to find out…

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What is That Thing Behind That Tractor?

Unfortunately hay season is long gone.  Harvest is pretty much finished also and we are busily preparing for winter, but I still wanted to talk hay equipment in this segment that we call What is…


Recipe Recap: Sizzling Hot Dishes

It’s safe to say this time of year there is nothing better than cooking up something warm and soothing on a cool fall evening. For me, that means reaching for the ingredients to a hot…

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Wordless Wednesday…Harvest Time

Harvest is in full swing in the Midwest and since it has been exceptionally dry, it is actually wrapping up for a lot of farmers.  Enjoy these photos that I snapped during bean harvest.  …

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Does Hand Sanitizer Work?

We pick up bacteria on our hands all day long. Washing your hands and using hand sanitizer are two ways to get rid of that bacteria and help keep yourself (and your family) healthy. Marybeth…