Sunday, June 24, 2018

Girlfriends

June 4, 2018
Filed under Darla's Blog

Can women be true friends? With all the discussion in the HHC forums over the years, more than marriage, more than children, the subject of ‘girlfriends’ comes up over and over. Making friends is hard for housewives and keeping them is even harder. Why? Why are women so hard on each other? Just look at […]

Fruit & Bacon Salad

June 4, 2018
Filed under Recipe of the Day

2 red apples, cored and sliced 2 green apples, cored and sliced 2 (11 ounce) cans mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup seedless grapes 6 slices turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 cup shredded carrot 1 (10 ounce) package mixed salad greens 1/2 cup honey Dijon salad dressing Place apples, oranges, grapes, bacon, carrot, and salad […]

Make your own cleaners

June 4, 2018
Filed under Cleaning & Organization

Making your own cleaners is the best way to clean on a dime – if you have a few simple “ingredients” in your home, you can make everything you need to keep everything sparkling and fresh, and it won’t break the bank!  Here are a few recipes that you will want to make sure and […]

Plate Spinning 101

June 4, 2018
Filed under Chore of the Day

By Erica from Confessions of a Homeschooler Ever feel like this? I think its a daily emotion for me, how do I keep all my plates in the air and in what order do I spin them? In other words, how do we keep our heads above water in a world that seems to be […]

Teach Your Children to Wash Their Hands

June 4, 2018
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Sure the media and even our own doctors will tell us we NEED the vaccines that they recommend to avoid catching the super bug, a virus, the flu or even the common cold, but there’s something so simple that you can do to avoid the flu without getting the vaccination! We all know we should […]

Ice Cream Sundae Party!

June 2, 2018
Filed under Marriage & Family

For our summer staycation, I love inviting the children over for an ice cream party. Have them come in their bathing suits. Set up a folding table with sprinkles, marshmallows, and all the fun toppings you choose. Bring out the plastic bowls and the gallons of ice cream and let the children make their own […]

Mother, the ultimate career

May 1, 2018
Filed under Darla's Blog

So when you are on your death bed who most likely will be there for you, your children or your boss? I wonder how it ever became more prestigious to give your time and energy to a boss, a company, rather than your own family and your home. There is nothing more important than raising […]

Indoor Herb Garden

May 1, 2018
Filed under Chore of the Day

Growing herbs indoors is not only cost effective, but also a fun way to get your thumb a little green! Some of the easiest herbs to grow indoors are thyme, basil, parsley, oregano, chives, mint and sage. There are several ways to start an indoor herb garden: transplanting store-bought or starting new ones from cuttings […]

Rules for staying healthy

May 1, 2018
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Let’s be realistic. It really stinks to get in shape. It’s easier to be a chubbette. I would love to eat a beef taco right now with french fries. And I do allow myself to eat these things once in a while. But I am pushing forty. I just can’t eat everything I used to […]

Financial Do’s & Don’ts

5 Financial Do’s Do treat investing as a vital, non-negotiable budget item. If you make it a priority, it becomes one. Do aim to save at least 10% of your gross income across all your accounts. If you can do more than 10%, that’s even better. Do get rid of bad debt (credit cards), which […]

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