Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Favorite Turkey Chili Recipe

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For weeks I’ve been craving chili. Because I can only eat Turkey or Vegetarian chili, my options in the grocery store are limited and unfortunately not as healthy as I would like.  So I gave in this week and made …

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Preparing for the Unexpected

As I write this, my kitchen is torn apart, there’s hot water leaking from the second floor through to my main floor kitchen (unrelated to the kitchen being torn apart), and my husband is in the hospital. In previous years, …

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Easy Chicken Recipe for Nights You Don’t Want to Cook

Dining out is our biggest budget buster, so I keep an arsenal of really easy and fast recipes (and their ingredients) around. Here’s one that is great on nights I just don’t want to cook. It goes together quickly and …

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Q&A: How are you using the McGuffey Readers?

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Q: You mentioned that you are using the McGuffey Readers. Can you tell me more about how you are using them? A: Before I can really answer this well, let me start with how I came to using them and …

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Homeschool Science: Fun in the Sun with Solar Beads

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Looking for a fun way to teach your children about UV light? Especially during the spring and summer months when they need to be wearing sunglasses and sunscreen, or in my kids cases, swim shirts as well. In her comment …

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