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make your own bug spray

Living in the woods of Vermont we rely on bug spray. At certain times of the year you can get eaten alive by the bugs when working outside. Even in the evening when my husband and I take our walk the bugs can be bad. It is so easy to make your own bug spray. Read More…

Great Depression Cake

This Great Depression Cake has no milk, no eggs and no butter in the ingredients, it became popular after the stock market crash of 1929. It’s often called “Boiled Raisin Cake”or “Economical Spice Cake.” The great depression cake is moist, spicy and delicious. If you’re lucky you probably have all the ingredients to make this cake! Read More…

prepping for breakfast

I was so excited when I was given the opportunity to review Alea Milham’s new book, Prep-Ahead Breakfasts and Lunches. Prepping for breakfast has been something I’ve been trying to do more often. I’ve made several batches of Spinach Bacon & Quinoa Muffins but I wanted to expand my repertoire. Alea’s book contains 75 recipes Read More…

Pioneer Bread

I grew up reading Little House on the Prairie and often thought about what life was like for the early pioneers. Between 1820 and 1880 the promise of free land tempted settlers to make the perilous journey westward by covered wagons. Having made the journey by car it’s hard to imagine making the same journey Read More…

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