A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Quick, Healthy Meals for Your Family {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Quick, Healthy Meals for Your Family

  By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer It’s five o’clock. What’s for dinner? For many years, if I didn’t have a menu plan with printed off recipes, when five o’clock rolled around we’d resort to going out to eat or grab carry out. We had the delivery pizza guy on speed dial and knew which nights had happy hour for cheap appetizers. I didn’t know how to create healthy meals for my family without a detailed recipe telling me exactly what to do. Fast forward a […]

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Weekend Links

Hello and happy Saturday! A quick note from Stephanie: To all those who currently get each of our new posts by email, we want to let you know that in an effort to help you cut down on inbox clutter while still staying up to date with your favorite blogs, we’ve transitioned all of our email subscribers over to a once-a-week digest. This means that each Saturday, you’ll get one email showing you all of the posts from that week, with the top photo and […]

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3 Simple Ways to Reduce Pinterest Overwhelm {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

3 Simple Ways to Reduce Pinterest Overwhelm

By Nina Nelson, Contributing Writer If you were to search my Pinterest boards, you’d see a lot of DIY  recipes for healthy living. Homemade soap, salves, cleaners, beauty products – you name it, I’ve pinned it. But I’ll let you in on a little secret … I don’t make most of the recipes I pin. At one point, that would have stressed me out so much. I would have viewed it as one big, overwhelming, never-ending to-do list. Now, I do DIY a lot of stuff. Pretty […]

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

This week’s top deals: For just $24.95 Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 54 Ounce.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order Or Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 32 Ounce for $17.25.  Lowest price to-date! Just $10.99  Ball Jar Ball Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands, Purple, Set of 6.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order 50% Off Organic Raw Honey at Tropical Traditions.  Retail $20.99 On Sale $10.99 for a 17 ounce glass jar.  Offer ends Thursday, February 19, 2015 […]

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How to Use Discount Produce {Keeper of the Home}

Ways to Use Clearance Produce

We originally published this post in June of 2012, but with an increase in food prices in recent years, the advice and tips that Erin offers here are still very useful! Written by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer Since this season is all about incorporating more veggies into our diets and eating from our pantries and freezers, I thought it would be a prime time to share one of my favorite frugal grocery shopping tips: how to take advantage of clearance produce. You can stretch your weekly produce allowance a lot […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: Dear Moms: Let’s Stop Judging Each Other and Start Seeing Each Other @ Lisa-Jo Baker Should Vaccines Be Mandatory @ Mommypotamus Rose-Scented Pistachio Honey Cake (grain-free) @ Nourishing Joy What Mama Said, What Mama Did: Five Ways My Mama Taught Me the Blessing of Healthy Friendships @ A Holy Experience Fatigue Is Not A Sin @ The Better Mom Keema Matar (An amazing beef or lamb curry) @ The Nourishing Gourmet Sometimes it really is as simple as cake @ The Art of […]

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Take Charge of Your Health with The Whole30 Challenge {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

Take Charge of Your Health with The Whole30 Challenge

By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer Did you resolve to eat healthier in the New Year, only to find yourself falling back into the same old eating patterns after trying to make healthy changes? I’ll be honest, for years I struggled to eat healthy, because frankly, I wasn’t sure what “eating healthy” really meant. I simply had no clue as to what foods would help to nourish my body and which foods might be creating setbacks in my health. It wasn’t until I became very ill with two […]

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3 Ideas for Simple and Healthy Date Nights at Home {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

3 Simple and Healthy At-Home Date Nights

By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer After years of marriage, date nights have the potential to become a bit humdrum. Especially when a husband and wife are tired from the busyness of daily life – of if they’re spending most at-home hours as dad and mom – date nights may even be pushed aside. Speaking from experience, I know how easy it is to wait for dates until there’s a break in schedules. But sometimes a break doesn’t come for months. In some hectic seasons, my husband and I […]

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