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Save Money With Big Batch Cooking and Baking

On the practical side of cooking and baking, it just makes sense to do big batches.

You’ll have a messy kitchen to clean up either way, so why not double or triple the recipe and end up with enough left-overs to put in the freezer for those busy days when you don’t have time to cook a meal? 237 more words

Frugal Living

Despite Near-Freezing Temperatures, Local Man Continues to Defiantly Wear Shorts

Windsor, ON—It’s the time of year when most Canadians start reaching for their pre-winter winter jackets, but not Windsor native and local loudmouth, Steven DuPierre, who stubbornly continues to push it to the limit by traipsing through town in camouflage cargo shorts despite the October chill. 123 more words

Social Issues

30-Minute Soups

Soup. That short word has endless variations. A walk down the canned soup aisle, a price check of a gourmet carton, or a search for a soup recipe is enough to convince anyone that making a steaming, scrumptious pot from scratch is a complex, challenging process. 1,144 more words


Polar Dash

I am doing another crazy half marathon! I just signed up for the Polar Dash. I have only done 2 before this one. I decided to do the Polar Dash in Chicago this year, but I have never done a half marathon in the freezing cold weather, especially in the windy city of Chicago. 842 more words


Preserving the Harvest

Autumn is in full force in Wisconsin. The leaves have been turning colors for weeks and the Summer plants have been dying back. It’s been a rainy fall making it difficult to get grains dry enough to take them out of the fields. 764 more words

Garden & Farm

2017 Ultra: Day 20

15 OCTOBER 2016

I had a beautiful but frustrating run this morning. I went to a nearby farm that has trails and things started out well. 352 more words


Abundance of Eggs

You know every spring when you go to the local farm/feed store JUST to visit the Baby Chicks (And Eat Popcorn!)?

 What?  Not everyone goes just to see the baby chicks? 452 more words