Make a Simple Cold Frame

Make a Simple Cold Frame: Extend Your Growing Season

Here in the Midwest, we are in this in between season: sprinter. You know, that schizophrenic season that can’t decide if it wants to be winter or spring.  One day it’s 80 degrees and I’m reading to plant all the seeds and then the next it’s 40 degrees and sleeting.  I wish I was exaggerating… 

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Weekly Devotion: Jacob and Esau Week 7

This is a weekly guest devotion written by my mother, Estelene. Each week she shares with us Scripture and a short devotion to encourage us. Just because you are one member of a family does not mean you get along with all the other members of your family. I have heard of family members who… 

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Easy to Grow Vegetables

6 Easy to Grow Vegetables for Beginners

Links provided in this post are affiliate links. If you purchase seeds from my seed shop, I receive a small commission.  Thank you for supporting We Got Real. I’m a firm believer that everyone can and should grow something edible in their home.  Growing your own saves money, is more nutritious, tastes better than grocery… 

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Sprouted Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a guest post from my friend Erin at Eat Real, Stay Sane. If you love this recipe (and I know you will) head over and download her FREE ebook, 17 Guilty Pleasure Recipes Without the Guilt.   The absolute best chocolate chip cookies in the world are from Subway! No joke! They are… 

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Cleaning with Plant Therapy Essential Oils

Cleaning with Essential Oils: 7 DIY Cleaning Recipes

It’s no secret that cleaning is not my favorite thing in the world, but just like many adult household responsibilities, it has to be done.  When I first got married, I used blue toilet bowl cleaners, bleach, blue glass cleaner, and chemical all purpose sprays.  When I became pregnant with our first child, I changed… 

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Weekly Devotion: Jacob and Esau Week 6

This is a weekly guest devotion written by my mother, Estelene.  Each week she shares with us Scripture and a short devotion to encourage us.   Right in the middle of our study last week we skipped a few chapters in order to give an account of all of Jacob’s children. This week we are… 

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Real food soup recipes

65 Delicious Real Food Soup Recipes

To close out soup week, I thought I would share with you the Mac Daddy of all soup round ups.  What?  No one says Mac Daddy anymore?  Well, no one ever said I was cool. This is still a TON of delicious real food soup recipes all in one handy spot.  We’ve got cream soups,… 

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Split pea soup feature

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

I know it may not be everyone’s favorite, but split pea soup brings back fond memories of my childhood.  My mother, while a great cook from scratch, did still rely on canned soups and convenience food from time to time.  Believe it or not, canned split pea soup was one of my favorite comfort foods…. 

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Chicken tortilla soup feature

Chicken Tortilla Soup

It’s soup week on the blog this week, which means that I’m sharing my favorite soup recipes with you all.  We’ve got cream soups, brothy soups, meaty soups, veggie soups, chunky soups, and pureed soups.  Guess what?  I love them all. Soup is such a delicious way to stretch a few items and make them… 

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Feature

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  There’s a popular chain restaurant that serves a variety of soups and my favorite among them is the ever delicious broccoli cheddar soup.  Creamy, cheesy, and delicious, you can’t go wrong.  When you eat a bowl full of broccoli you think you are eating something healthy no matter where you get it, but to… 

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