Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Gift Giving: Homemade Vanilla Extract with Re-purposed Bottles and Frugal Baker’s Twine DIY Time IT’S DIY TIME AGAIN, WHERE I POST SOMETHING YOU CAN DO YOURSELF RATHER THAN BUY, WHICH IS A MONEY SAVER, AND CAN BE JUST PLAIN FUN!  SOME OF THESE POSTS ARE CRAFTS, SEWING PROJECTS, RE-PURPOSED IDEAS, HOMEMADE CLEANERS, HOMEMADE HEALTH AIDS, TUTORIALS, AND THE LIKE. How about Christmas in… 

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Easy Homemade Almond Milk and Re-purposed Nut Milk Bag

Homemade Almond Milk

Have any of you ever made homemade almond milk? Well if you have never made almond milk before, I’m here to tell you that it’s really so easy to make. Plus, you get to know what’s going in your food. I have had it on my mental to-dos for a few years now, and I… 

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Wise Planting Tip from an Organic Farmer, Our Garden in Pictures, and an Update on Back to Eden Gardening without Weeds

Broccoli

The other day I was talking garden with a few friends, and we were sharing our personal plans for this year’s vegetable gardens. The conversation included my friend Cheryl who formerly owned an organic farm with her husband and sold produce at farmer’s markets. She shared a wise tidbit that struck me, and I asked… 

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What Do You Do When You and Your Spouse Don’t Agree About Money?

Finance Thrifty Thinking Saving Money on Healthcare and Food

Do you and your spouse always agree about how to handle the finances? If you are like people in most marriages, a situation is bound to come up here and there when you don’t agree about finances. So what do you do when that happens? Do you have a knock ‘em down, drag-it-out fight? Who… 

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