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Weekend Links

Posted By Stephanie Langford On November 17, 2012 @ 3:00 am In Weekend links | Comments Disabled


{Beauty in unexpected places… as everything else in the garden withers and dies with the November chill, these flowers somehow survived, and their cheeriness makes me smile each time I look outside.}

Links I loved this week:

Our fall chicken harvest [2] @ Simple Bites {homesteading in action}

Creamy Roasted Garlic Butternut Soup [3] @Kitchen Stewardship {another way to use those winter squash [4]}

As children’s freedom has declined, so has their creativity [5] @ The Creativity Post (thanks, Simple Homeschool [6]!)

5 Easy Remedies for the Cold and Flu Season [7] @ Health, Home & Happiness {I would add vapor rub [8] and cold kicker [9] to the list}

Sometimes “Being There” for Your Child is No More Than Just Sitting Beside Them [10] @ A Delightful Home

Repurposing Sweaters [11] (Day 30 of 31 Days of Sewing School [12]) @ Simple Homemade {LOVE the vase holders!}

The Thanksgiving Tree (with free printables) [13] @ A Holy Experience {did you see all these other great Thanksgiving links and activities [14]?}

To all the heroes- yes you, the ones up to your elbows in ordinary [15] @ Lisa-Jo Baker


{Dehydrating the rosehips I “wildcrafted” from my yard, to use medicinally in herbal remedies this winter, plus some banana chips from the huge bunch of discounted ripe bananas [17] I purchased this week}

This week…

What I’m reading: The No Brainer Wardrobe [18] and 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life [19]

What I’m doing: Researching, continually researching, for a special family event. I’ll tell… eventually. :)

What I’ve been making: Experimental meals for our grain-free stint, mostly good. But. Please note- egg/coconut flour wraps do NOT taste good with Thai inspired chicken, veggies, bean sprouts and peanut sauce. But, pan-seared Ahi Tuna with homemade garden pesto sauce that I froze back in September? Oh. my. goodness. yum.

What I’m watching: Rain steadily drip, drip, dripping from green patio umbrellas.

What I’m enjoying: Working with my husband on business projects. We make a good team.

What have you been enjoying this week!

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[1] Image: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/flowers-in-fence.jpg

[2] Our fall chicken harvest: http://www.simplebites.net/our-fall-chicken-harvest-boo-contains-real-life-farm-to-table-images/

[3] Creamy Roasted Garlic Butternut Soup: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2012/11/09/recipe-connection-creamy-roasted-garlic-butternut-soup/

[4] use those winter squash: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2012/11/how-to-identify-and-use-winter-squash.html

[5] As children’s freedom has declined, so has their creativity: http://www.creativitypost.com/education/as_childrens_freedom_has_declined_so_has_their_creativity

[6] Simple Homeschool: http://simplehomeschool.net/

[7] 5 Easy Remedies for the Cold and Flu Season: http://www.healthhomehappy.com/2012/11/6-easy-home-remedies-for-the-cold-and-flu-season-2012.html

[8] vapor rub: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2011/11/homemade-herbal-vapor-rub-to-relieve-coughs-and-congestion.html

[9] cold kicker: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2010/10/cold-kicker-remedy-a-tried-and-true-recipe.html

[10] Sometimes “Being There” for Your Child is No More Than Just Sitting Beside Them: http://adelightfulhome.com/sometimes-being-there-for-your-child-is-no-more-than-just-sitting-beside-them/

[11] Repurposing Sweaters: http://simplehomemade.net/day-30-repurposing-sweaters/

[12] 31 Days of Sewing School: http://simplehomemade.net/welcome-to-31-days-of-sewing-school/

[13] The Thanksgiving Tree (with free printables): http://www.aholyexperience.com/2012/11/a-christian-family-thanksgiving-activity-the-thanks-giving-tree-free-printable/

[14] Thanksgiving links and activities: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2012/11/31-fun-freebies-for-kids-edited.html

[15] To all the heroes- yes you, the ones up to your elbows in ordinary: http://lisajobaker.com/2012/11/to-heroes-yes-you-ones-elbows-ordinary/

[16] Image: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/rosehips-and-bananas-drying.jpg

[17] discounted ripe bananas: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2012/06/how-to-take-advantage-of-clearance-produce.html

[18] The No Brainer Wardrobe: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/wp-content/plugins/adrotate/adrotate-out.php?track=MjYsMCwxLGh0dHBzOi8vd3d3LmUtanVua2llLmNvbS9lY29tL2diLnBocD9paT0xMDM4NjkzJmFtcDtjPWliJmFtcDthZmY9NTc1OTMmYW1wO2NsPTE5NDUxMg=

[19] 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life: http://www.keeperofthehome.org/wp-content/plugins/adrotate/adrotate-out.php?track=MjEsMiwwLGh0dHA6Ly93d3cuanZ6b28uY29tL2MvNDA3NzUvMTg3OTI

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