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How to Stay on a Food Budget without Cutting Meat

A few years ago I watched a TV nutrition expert tell her audience that cutting meat out of their diet would save money in their budget.  And I became upset.  Because I think meat is…

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Cooking for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is almost here and that is the unofficial beginning of Summer.  I know I always look forward to Memorial Day.  Not only is it race weekend in Indiana, it also puts me in…

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Persimmon Pudding

When I married The Farmer,  there were some great recipes I got to enjoy at his family meals.  Items that hadn’t really appeared around my family’s Christmas meals.  And as we end this year, it’s…

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Christmas Decorating for the Farmhouse

I’ve been ready to decorate for Christmas for a month.  The minute the first snowflake fell, I was ready to put up the tree. While some say Christmas is so stressful, I love the hustle…

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The Pain of Waiting

This story doesn’t have an outcome.  Only a waiting game. The story started a bit earlier this evening.  When my Panda headed off to basketball practice.  My girls eat, breathe and live basketball.  And if…

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Thanksgiving Crock Pot Recipe Round-Up

If you are hosting your family’s Thanksgiving feast, like I am  this year, the use of a crock pot may come into play and really help us out.  It’s always handy to have another helper…

Recipe Roundup: Campground and Fall Favorites

My Panda, Money and Little Man recently took a few days and went camping.  It was our first time at a real campground, having only camped in our yard and at our county fairgrounds!!  However,…

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Camping…4H Fairgrounds Style

The Farmer convinced me we should buy a camper.  He has wanted one for a few years and I’ve been the voice of reason.  The one who  manages the checkbook and knows how many farm…

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The Ups and Downs of August

I’m grateful August is in my rearview mirror.  It was an exhausting month.  One that saw some really great highs and some of my worst lows. August started with the excitement of our Indiana State…

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Lions, Tiger, Bears and Clowns…Oh My!!

My nearby small town is home to the largest amateur circus in the country.  And it’s a great show, or so I’ve been told.  I’m embarrassed to say I’ve never been to the circus.  There…