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Weekend Links

Links for this week: How to Homestead Without 100 Acres and A Cow @ GNOWFGLINS How 15 Minutes Can Transform Your Motherhood (and your life) @ Inspired to Action Orange Creamsicle Smoothie @ Red and Honey Why all those years of lost sleep spent parenting are worth it @ Lisa-Jo Baker Advice to Wives: Stop Praying @ (in)courage Raspberry Crumble Bars (Grain-Free, Paleo) @ Deliciously Organic On Choosing Joy {Even When It’s Not Easy} @ Life Your Way 6 steps toward a financial fresh start @ […]

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One Pot Wonders

One-Pot Wonders: 23 Quick Dinners with Fewer Dishes

By Emily McClements, Contributing Writer It’s 4:30 pm. Your stove is covered with the remains of pots and pans from last night’s dinner, and the kitchen sink is bursting with the day’s dishes because you forgot to empty the dishwasher this morning. You’ve been feeling overwhelmed and exhausted lately and don’t have a plan. So, what do you cook for dinner tonight? I have to admit that in this season of life of chasing and cleaning up after little ones, endless days inside because of below freezing temperatures, […]

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Cranberry Apple Kale Salad

Cranberry Apple Kale Salad Recipe with Lemon Vinaigrette

By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer Does your family enjoy kale salads? Try serving them this family friendly recipe for Cranberry Apple Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette and I bet they will! Kale seems to be the “hot” superfood of the day, doesn’t it? My family’s love affair with kale has grown over the years. We started out hiding it in smoothies as a way to get more veggies into our diet. Sure it turned our smoothies green, but with lots of fruit, we got all […]

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Getting Your Healthy Kitchen Under Control with Freezer Cooking

Getting Your Healthy Kitchen Under Control with Freezer Cooking {65+ Recipes}

By Jami Balmet, Contributing Writer I don’t know about you, but I just feel overwhelmed sometimes when it comes to making healthy meals for my family. After a long day of blogging, cleaning, housework, laundry, bills, and chasing down my very active twin boys, I just don’t have the energy (or the time) to put into making delicious and healthy meals from scratch every night. I know that real food and home cooked meals are the most nutritious way to bring up my kids, and […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: What Some Christian Single Guys Said About What Kind of Girls They Are NOT Looking For @ Visionary Womanhood Why Slowing Down is Paramount if We’re Ever to be the Body @ A Holy Experience Homemade Corned Beef on Rye @ GNOWFGLINS How to weed out the lie that you are not beautiful @ Lisa-Jo Baker I Choose Slow @ nesting place Cheesy Cauliflower Cakes @ Heavenly Homemakers Emphasizing beauty in your homeschool @ Simple Homeschool Making Home a Haven: When You’d […]

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Gluten-Free Enchilada Pot Pie

Savory Enchilada Pot Pie (GF, DF)

By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Enchiladas were a real favorite of mine before I went grain-free and recently, after a little whining about how much I missed them, my brilliant 11-year-old son asked a simple question, which eventually led to this awesome recipe. “Mom, why not just make them without the corn tortillas, like a casserole or something?” I know I’m a little biased here, but seriously, this kid is a genius! Not only is this savory Enchilada Pot Pie perfect for those who are […]

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Menu-Planning Made Easy! (Plan to Eat Review & Giveaway)

By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer Maybe you’re like me, and the Plan to Eat logo is a familiar friendly ad from your visits here to Keeper of the Home. I’ve been curious what Plan to Eat is actually about, and jumped at the chance to review it. I was pleasantly surprised! I knew Plan to Eat was a digital meal-planning site (pretty smart of me to figure that out from the title) but to be honest, I had a few reservations. Even though I’m a […]

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herbalacademy

The Wonderful World of Herbs (Herbal Academy Review & Giveaway!)

I’ve loved herbs ever since I first started learning about them. We try to avoid pharmaceuticals as much as possible in our family, and beyond eating real, whole, nourishing foods and avoiding toxins and chemicals as much as possible, we use herbs (and other supplements) to boost our health and treat illnesses, as much as possible. My study and love of herbs began about 5 or 6 years ago, and since that time, I have gradually built a small library of herbal resources, read about […]

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