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Weekend Links

Links for this week: The Ministry of Mums @ (in)courage  Why Women Don’t Need to Be Ashamed of Needing to Feel Beautiful @ Lisa-Jo Baker Five-Minute Pumpkin Spice Mug Cake (with Coconut Flour) @ Red and Honey Does simple living always mean “less”? @ The Art of Simple  The Art of a Distraction Free Life @ Be More with Less  Rustic Honey Caramel Apples @ GNOWFGLINS  The Gift of Skepticism @ Shaun Groves  3 Creative Ways to Love Kids Through Hard Spots @ A Holy […]

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5-Ingredient Southwestern Enchiladas

By Rachel Marie, Contributing Writer I see a lot of friends asking in social media about dinner ideas – and I, for one, can always use more ideas. One night a friend posted that she was having chicken enchiladas so I clicked over to the link, especially since I love Mexican food. The recipe had cream of chicken soup; I don’t normally use that since most of the canned varieties have MSG or even hidden MSG, which gives me terrible headaches. But I wasn’t going […]

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How I’m Learning to Make Incredible Artisan Bread (and a Giveaway So You Can, Too!)

Of all the foods we ate while on our trip, one that stands out most to me was the bread in France. It didn’t matter where we were. Rural town or large city, we would seek out a local bakery and get a fresh loaf each day. Sometimes we chose the large, rounded loaves with a cross etched in the middle. Other times a simple, crusty baguette. There was sourdough, and chewy white loaves, and hearty multigrain breads. So many options, but what they all […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products You Really Use

This week’s top deals:   25% Off All Windy City Organics Products at Abe’s Market.  Sale ends today! (October 28, 2014) As low as $11.87-$13.26 ($2.97- $3.32/pack) Bob’s Red Mill Oats Rolled Regular, 32-Ounce (Pack of 4) is on sale for $13.96.  Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. Get FREE Shipping with qualifying order.  Just $5.52 ($2.76/oz)  Earth Mama Angel Baby Natural Nipple Butter, 2-Ounce Jar  As low as $8.87-$9.91 ($0.74 – $0.83) GimMe Organic Roasted Seaweed Snacks, Sea Salt, 0.17 Ounce (Pack of […]

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Soothing Lemon Ginger Drink for Colds and Congestion {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

Soothing Lemon Ginger Drink for Colds and Congestion

  By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer When it comes to colds and congestion, ginger and lemon pack a powerful punch.  Ginger warms the body and is known to help with decongestion. It is also thought to boost circulation and the immune system. Lemon is high in vitamin C, has antibacterial properties, and is said to aid in breaking fevers and soothing sore throats. Making a lemon ginger drink is a simple method of fighting off illness and easing symptoms. Click To TweetPowered By CoSchedule How to Make a […]

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Weekend Links

Announcing EntreFamily! Stephanie and her husband, Ryan, have been hard at work and are launching a new website this week called EntreFamily! They offer stories, personal anecdotes and tips on the topic of being entrepreneurs while keeping their focus on their family. They recorded their first podcast with the subject of “Building a debt-free family business and guiding kids towards their talents – with Jonathon and Renee Harris.” Head over and take a tour! Links for this week: The Life Not The Lack @ She Loves Magazine For […]

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3 Easy Ways to Guard Your Health Before You Leave the House

  Guest post by Nina Nelson Does your family get sick all the time? It doesn’t just feel like it – you literally say, “we’re sick again” at least twice a month. I’m sorry, friend. I know how it is, really. I used to say the same thing quite frequently. But not anymore. Now, illness just isn’t something that happens much in our home. We’re exposed to a lot of it, for sure. My husband is a paramedic and spends a good deal of time taking […]

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Elegant Rose Boutique Review (Natural Beauty, Hair & Skincare for the DIY Challenged)

Many of our Keeper of the Home readers are big on DIY, and I can understand why. You can create your own products, customized just the way you like them, with ingredients you know are safe and pure, for much less than you can buy them for. But, it’s not for everyone. Many of you want the home-crafted quality in your beauty products, but you’re overwhelmed at just the thought of making them yourself.  I do really enjoy tinkering around in my kitchen, creating skin […]

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