Category Archives: Being Self Sufficient

Joyful and Bright Hot Chocolate Mix

It’s so great on those chilly winter days and sip on a steaming cup of chocolate…let’s face it life is better with a little bit of chocolate in it. This delectable holiday drink mix is sure to please any children … Continue reading

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Cozy Christmas Morning Pants 2015

When you start blogging one of the biggest fears you can have is that your posts will be terrible…and even worse people will try to make what you posted about. This is one of those posts. If your wanting to … Continue reading

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Cozy in the Dark Marshmallows 2105

Last year as part of our Cozy Christmas basket we gave away some really delicious marshmallows and today I’m going to post the link for the recipe I used and also reveal my process and hopefully give some helpful tips. … Continue reading

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DINO-sized Breakfast Sandwiches

Wow…when I decide to take a break, I REALLY take one. I have been pretty lack luster in the writing department so you’re going to have to forgive me for this fairly soft post. That being said, these breakfast sandwiches … Continue reading

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Homemade Bagels

For whatever reason I refuse to make my husbands lunch. It could just be that I’m lazy and just wont wake up early enough. Surprise!  I’m not a perfect wife and that’s my dirty secret. He likes to eat leftovers … Continue reading

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Baby Bum Salve

As promised last week in my “Diaper Wipes and Solution” post, I’ll be sharing my diaper rash ointment today. This stuff was a life saver several times for my baby. She had what some would consider as chronic diaper rash. … Continue reading

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DIY Diaper Wipes and Solution

Using cloth diapers was a choice Chrissy and I both made to cut back some of the expenses in our houses. We bought our diapers here. Up front it cost a pretty penny, but the amount we saved in the … Continue reading

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Idahoan Shepherds Pie

You know what aggravates me to no end? Finding a recipe that boasts to be one of the most amazing things that you will ever put in your mouth? Then it tastes hoe-hum? Ya know? This recipe will either do … Continue reading

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Stand Mixer Mayo

I don’t remember how my life was without my stand mixer. About 70% of my posts involve the utilization of it. Check some of them out here. In this house we love our mayo. We go through a pint of … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Dill Pickles

Ever tasted a homemade dill pickle? If not, BOY are you missing out. We like store bought pickles in our house, but we LOVE homemade pickles! No lie…a jar of Grandma’s pickles will only last about a week in our … Continue reading

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