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To The Laboratory – Poppins Book Nook

We weren’t able to participate in the Poppins Book Nook this month. We have been battling sickness almost all month, and I’m due with baby #4 any day, so we have had a bit of a hiatus from homeschool. That’s ok, though, because you can check out my co-hosts’ awesome posts for ideas for the […]

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How To Stretch a Whole Chicken

One of my favorite meals to have is a whole, roasted chicken. The reason I love this meal so much is I can take that one chicken and usually stretch it into three meals. So,today I want to tell you how to stretch a whole chicken! The first night is pretty obvious. We enjoy roasted […]

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Making the Monthly Grocery List

Now that you have made a master list of meals and taken inventory of your pantry and freezer, it’s time to make a monthly grocery list. This is fun for me! Look over your inventory and decide what you need. Also, think about any special meals you have planned that you will need ingredients for. […]

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How To Stretch a Whole Chicken

One of my favorite meals to have is a whole, roasted chicken. The reason I love this meal so much is I can take that one chicken and usually stretch it into three meals. So,today I want to tell you how to stretch a whole chicken! The first night is pretty obvious. We enjoy roasted […]

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How To Organize a Baking Day

One of my goals last year to help me simplify my life was to organize a baking day on a regular basis. I do bake a lot more now than I did before. I find that it is something that I get better at the more I do. I’ve definitely had my share of flops: […]

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Get Organized and Simplify Your Life – Making New Goals

If you’ve been around the blog a while, you may know all about the Life: Simplified Project. If not, it’s a project I began with some other bloggers at the beginning of last year. The goal was to get organized and help you simplify your life. Of course, we wanted to simplify our lives, too. […]

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Poppins Book Nook main image 2014 - 2015

To The Laboratory – Poppins Book Nook

We weren’t able to participate in the Poppins Book Nook this month. We have been battling sickness almost all month, and I’m due with baby #4 any day, so we have had a bit of a hiatus from homeschool. That’s ok, though, because you can check out my co-hosts’ awesome posts for ideas for the […]

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Keeping Company – Beginning my Commonplace Book

As I continue further into our journey with homeschooling with Charlotte Mason, I am learning so many things. I had not heard of keeping a commonplace book before, but once I learned about it I knew it was something I would naturally want to do.  I have kept various notebooks throughout my life. They have […]

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Preschool Boxes – Independent Play for Preschoolers

Many people have asked me how I occupy my littlest ones while I teach my kindergartner. I thought I would share our preschool boxes with you. I use these while I’m doing reading and math activities with my oldest. I purchased the toddler package from My Father’s World last year. I am using many of […]

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Warm Sugar Cinnamon Apples & Marie Callender’s Pot Pies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WarmthInACrust #CollectiveBias Marie Callender’s takes me back to my childhood. When I was a kid, my grandparents always had Marie Callender’s meals in their freezer for us hungry grandkids to eat whenever we felt like it. Chicken pot […]

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Delicious and Decadent Peanut Butter Pie

Mmm. There’s nothing quite like a decadent peanut butter pie. My family started making this recipe when I was a kid and it quickly became a favorite. I realized the other day that I had never made one for my own children! Man, they were missing out! I decided to whip one up today and […]

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8 Meals from Your Pantry – For When You’re Broke

It happens to the best of us. The end of the month rolls around and you need to wait another week before you can go grocery shopping. What do you do? Pull out your pantry meals. I’ve shared with you my favorite frugal lunches, so now it’s time to talk dinner. There are certain items […]

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How To Stretch a Whole Chicken

One of my favorite meals to have is a whole, roasted chicken. The reason I love this meal so much is I can take that one chicken and usually stretch it into three meals. So,today I want to tell you how to stretch a whole chicken! The first night is pretty obvious. We enjoy roasted […]

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making the monthly grocery list

Making the Monthly Grocery List

Now that you have made a master list of meals and taken inventory of your pantry and freezer, it’s time to make a monthly grocery list. This is fun for me! Look over your inventory and decide what you need. Also, think about any special meals you have planned that you will need ingredients for. […]

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How To Maintain Your High Mileage Vehicle

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias One of the ways my husband and I save money and I get to stay home with our kids is by having only one car payment. I would love to say we have zero car payments, […]

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