August Real Food Frugal Meal Plan

August Frugal Meal Plan

July slipped right past me and I forgot to do a July edition of these frugal meal plans.  A few of you have been asking for a new plan, and today is the day.  The August edition is here! It’s the end of summer and fresh produce around me and still coming from my garden… 

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Gluten free Garlic Cheddar Drop Biscuits

I have a secret. I have made these garlic cheddar drop biscuits three times in the past couple of weeks.  ::hangs head in shame:: I’d like to say it was “recipe testing,” but that would be a lie because I’ve made these delicious little gems MANY times in the past.  Oh well, we’ll just call… 

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Real Food Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes…slop sloppy Joes. Tell me you understood the Adam Sandler lunch lady song reference there. No?  Ooookay…well this is awkward.  If you are an American, you know what sloppy joes are.  They certainly don’t need an explanation or introduction.  This American classic has graced many a dinner table and school cafeteria for years.

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Weekly Devotion: Abraham Week 2

This is a weekly guest devotion written by my mother Estelene.  Each week she shares with us scripture an a short devotion to encourage us and nourish our souls. —————————————————————————- We are continuing our study this week of Abraham.  Our lesson will come from two different passages of scripture that speak on the same subject,… 

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Where have I been? Summer Recap

I’m sure most of you have much better things to do with your life than wonder where I’ve been and why I haven’t been posting as much.  I truly hope that you were so busy having fun and living life that you did even notice.  I hope you  didn’t even realize that instead of posting… 

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Two Ways to Freeze Tomatoes

Two Ways to Freeze Tomatoes

What’s for dinner tonight, Mom? Hmm…something with tomatoes I suppose. BLTs, spaghetti, tomato soup, tomato salads, salsa, eggs and tomatoes, burgers with tomatoes…we’re overflowing with tomatoes around here.  I LOVE IT!  Swimming in an abundance of tomatoes is my summertime dream!  There’s nothing like a fresh juicy garden tomato in the hot summer months.  It’s… 

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Abraham study: Week 1

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. —————————————————————— For the next few weeks we will examine the life of Abraham.  Any time you place someone under a microscope, you see their accomplishments and their failures.  But that… 

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Easy real food slow cooker recipes

60+ Easy Real Food Slow Cooker Recipes

The past several days I’ve been drowning in notepads, pens, excel spreadsheets, and calendars trying pull myself together and get a grasp on our reality in the upcoming weeks.  School is almost in session.  Sports and extra curricular activities will soon be in full swing, and time…..well what’s time?  I quickly came to the shocking… 

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Weekly Devotion: Offer of Life or Death

This is a weekly guest post written by my mother, Estelene.  Each week she shares with us scripture and a short devotion to encourage us. ————————————————————————————————   The book of Deuteronomy is a compilation of history lessons, principles for godly living, and a renewing of commitment to God.  Moses’ life was about to end and… 

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Five Minute Healthy Breakfasts

5 Five Minute Healthy Breakfasts

  Time is something that is usually not on our side in the mornings. I stay home so I have more time at home in the mornings than most, but time in general, not really.  I work from home, home educate my kids, take care of the house and garden, and will soon be participating… 

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