A Week (or so) in a Homemaker’s Life

I thought that compiling some snippets around my household would be an interesting thing to do this week. I don’t think I’ve ever done a post like this before. The Garden I’ve managed to keep our first garden in Texas alive but I wouldn’t call it a rousing success. I think my plants have used…

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Life is Not All for Work, Writes a Farmer

Written in 1912 by Milton O. Nelson Did ever a farmer or a farmer’s wife have his work so well in hand that at each day’s close he could say: “I have done nothing that I ought not to have done and have left nothing undone that I ought to have done and I feel…

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Summer Vacations Made Easy

This little piece was written in 1927, when road trips were more of a novelty. In the current day when gas (and just about everything else!) is ridiculously expensive, short day trips are more reasonable on the budget. The author’s trips sound just as refreshing as a jaunt across the country, with the added bonus…

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Dairy Free, Fruit-Based “Ice Cream” (with an Unexpected Ingredient)

marshmallow fruit ice cream

We occasionally share recipes here on this blog but you’ll soon notice that they’re never the kind of recipes you find in just about every cookbook. It’s been an intentional decision. Laurie and I prefer to share recipes that are unique in some way– they meet particular diet specifications, are incredibly quick and easy, really…

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