Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Thou who hast given so much to me, give me one more thing… a grateful heart! ~ George Herbert Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

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Menu Week of November 24 ~ Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving!

Last year at this time our kitchen was upside down in the process of getting a makeover. As a result we had our Thanksgiving meal at a local hotel that did a buffet. While the buffet was fine, it was certainly not the same as our usual at-home Thanksgivings. This year the kitchen is […]

Simple Lives Thursday #174

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]

Creamy Black Bean Soup

This is a family favorite. The recipe is based off of Black Bean Soup in Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon (that’s an affiliate link and additional affiliate links may follow).

One thing I love about this soup is that it’s the perfect way to use up the last of the beans. You know how at […]

Menu Week of November 17

Last week I mentioned that we’ve not been as diligent with our budget as we need to be. One of the places that we’ve let slide is dining out. A few years ago (around the time I started this blog) our budget was super tight and eating out was not something that fit into the […]

FREE Healthy Child Summit Starts November 18

You’ll love the sneak peak of this Free online event. You can learn more about the Preview here. The full event will be in February of 2014. The Sneak Peak will be 22 audio recordings on preconception health, birthing, breast feeding, cloth diapering, gentle sleep solutions, vaccines, dental health, preventing postpartum depression, real food […]

Simple Lives Thursday #173

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]

Raising Food for Winter: Challenges and How Much do We Need?

This post was originally on my short lived homesteading blog. I’ve updated it with current information after the last gardening season. Gardening is still a challenge but each year gets a little bit better. This post does contain affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Real Food for Less Money with your purchases.

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Menu Week of November 10

Sunday afternoon I had a little time to myself. Joe and Christopher went in to town to do a couple of errands and pick up Lulu from a friend’s. Kiki was at work. It is quite rare for me to have the entire house to myself. I took advantage of it by watching a show […]

Simple Lives Thursday #172

Welcome back to Simple Lives Thursday! Each week I enjoy reading through all of the wonderful tips, ideas and recipes for simple living. If you are new here, Hello! And enjoy the Simple Lives Thursday blog hop.

This hop is dedicated to simple living. “Consume less, produce more. ” So […]

Preserving Milk

This post was originally shared on my short-lived homesteading blog.

Things have changed for us since I originally wrote this post.

 

Did you know that it is believed that cheese making may have started when dairying started? Milk was put in animal bags (usually made out of a […]