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Matthew 25:14-30

The parable of the talents reminds us that we are to be good stewards of all that God gives us.

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Awakening – a “surprise” poem from my husband to me

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This Wednesday morning, I woke up, checked my email and found this poem from my husband. 19+ years later he is still surprising me. I enjoy poetry and have written poems throughout my life. I believe that this is the … Continue reading

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FRIENDSHIP Soft as a breeze Gentle as a lamb I will follow you. * Loyal as a dog Dedicated as a soldier I will stand by you. * Solid as a rock Sturdy as a mountain I will support you. … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken Strips – EASY as 1, 2, 3 (4)

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According to my teen, we eat “too” much chicken. As she ages, her palette is maturing – and she enjoys more “adult” style foods; aka “not chicken strips/nuggets”.  Even though I thought I was being clever when I served this … Continue reading

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Panko Crumbs

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I made a yummy sandwich bread. I had left-overs. I needed panko crumbs. So, I made some with the left-over bread. 1 piece of bread yields approx. 1/4 cup panko crumbs. Giant. Flaky. Crumbs. Of. Bread. I read that the … Continue reading

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Seasoned Salt 101

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Salt is perhaps one of the most widely used of all seasonings and probably one of the least expensive. Pepper may be next in line and the rest I don’t really know… since I’m more of a spice girl. Seasoned salt … Continue reading

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Bulk Ingredients (Frugal, Fresh & Good for the Environment)

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I think I must live under a rock sometimes. Seriously, as much as I enjoy variety, change, being spontaneous, the latest & greatest -you name it… I am always – ALWAYS – the last to person to be “in the … Continue reading

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Moderately Healthy Pizza Crust

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I have wanted to test out my new favorite Pizza Dough recipe substituting whole wheat flour for the white bread flour. However, I didn’t have any whole wheat “bread” flour (which has a higher gluten content vs. all-purpose flour)… and I … Continue reading

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Picking Oranges & Lemons

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I’ve been trying to get back to basics around here. In Fresh Food Can be Frugal I mentioned my pantry brigade. Another mission on my to-do list is my yard. I always forget about my orange & lemon trees until … Continue reading

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Mexican French Toast

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While traveling in Mexico, my family was cooked a yummy breakfast similar to this. The name is kind-of funny when you think about it – Mexican French Toast – is it Mexican or is it French 😉 I am always … Continue reading

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