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The Swiss Family Carlson Mom goes shopping ALONE

The kids are in school! And they were pleased to go! Yay!

But as they were getting ready this brisk 50*F morning it became clear that the decision to bring only their shorts and to pack only 2 pairs of long pants for E and no long pants for H in the air shipment was a bit short-sighted.  311 more words


Sloppy Hoppies--A Rabbit Recipe

This was such a great dinner, I have to share it with you. I spent a lot of time looking at different recipes before I came up with my own version of Sloppy Joe’s made with ground rabbit meat. 210 more words


Intentional Homemaking: Cleaning Schedule

Have I ever mentioned that I truly dislike cleaning? Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a clean house, I am just not the biggest fan of the work it takes. 682 more words


Rich Butter Chicken & Carrots

I’m really so very picky with how I cook my chicken because I cook chicken so infrequently because it’s just gross when it’s raw. And I’m a hypochondriac and I worry about salmonella way too much. 506 more words


Canning pizza sauce

I found a website and a recipe I’m trying out for making pizza sauce to can utilizing our own tomatoes and herbs. Here is the link: 6 more words


We use a lot of jam. We use it on toast. We use it oatmeal. We use it to make pb&j sandwiches. Jam is a great way to flavor foods without getting all the sugar found in processed, industrialized foods. 686 more words


Finished Project: Sewing Machine Cover

Whew! I don’t think I have ever been away from the blog this long before. My oldest son, Jeremy, was here all last week and my husband was off as well. 1,097 more words