With the desire to keep our homes clean and safe for our families, along with wanting to protect the environment, more people are turning to essential oils to accomplish both tasks. But what exactly are ...
Planning a slumber party, sleepover, for your kids is great fun. Getting together with friends, playing games, and seeing who can stay up the longest makes these parties very memorable. Take those memories a step ...
1/8c or less of vegetable oil (apricot or sunflower) 1/8c or less of baby shampoo 1 1/2 – 2 cups water 8 drops of lavender oil (antibacterial and for scent) 5 drops of tea tree oil (optional ...
2 oz. Echinacea root 1 oz. Yellow Dock root 1 oz. Golden Seal root 1/2 oz. Ginseng root Powder herbs and mix together. Put into [amazon text=size 00 capsules&asin=B005JDXC7Q] and take 2 capsules 3 times a ...
It may surprise you to know that you have a wealth of double-duty items lying around your home! You’ll often find that these items have really practical uses that can solve various problems. Here are ...
(Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 1 can chicken broth (low sodium) ¾ cup apricot preserves 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water Instructions: Spray a large frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add the chicken broth, apricot preserves and soy […]
In challenging economic times, it makes sense that when people buy furniture, they want it to last throughout their own lifetime, and perhaps even remain in a condition to pass down to younger family members. For this reason, leather furniture is consistently popular. In fact, like a good wine, it often gets better as it […]
It’s true, we all need to up our veggie intake tremendously. It’s amazing at how many of our children don’t even know what veggies are. In today’s world we have made meat and starch our main sources of food for so long that we are missing out on important, even crucial, phytonutrients that only plants […]
Serves between 5 – 6 Ingredients: 2 lbs bay scallops 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cups mushrooms, cleaned and thinly sliced ¼ + 1/4 cup butter Instructions: Preheat oven to 450° Fahrenheit and lightly grease a 9x13inch baking dish. Melt […]
(Serves 4) Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes ½ red bell pepper, diced ½ zucchini, diced ½ cup red onion, chopped 1 can (16oz) chili beans 1/2 lb lean ground beef ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated Sour cream and salsa to serve Instructions: Prick the baking potatoes and cook in the oven (or microwave) until tender. […]
You may have a slow cooker or crock pot that you just haven’t used much, or maybe you would like to get one but aren’t sure what you can cook in it. And if you do have a crock pot, you might have just a few favorite dishes you cook in it and that’s it. […]
Ingredients 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained with juice reserved 3 cups rhubarb, chopped 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin 2 cups miniature marshmallows 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9×13 inch baking dish […]
Serves between 4 and 6 Ingredients: 2 lbs salmon fillets, cut into serving size pieces 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 avocado, finely chopped 2 cups fresh spinach 2 cups cherry tomatoes, chopped Any other vegetable you might like to add 1/4 cup oil and vinegar low-fat Italian salad dressing Do you care […]