Emergency preparedness is such a huge undertaking so it’s hard not to get overwhelmed or to even know where to begin. As I prepare I will be posting, and try to break it down so it’s as easy as possible for everyone to follow. Water, it’s the very first thing to start storing. Which is kinda funny, because it gets overlooked a lot when people are thinking of their needs. The American
Printable Version Summer’s over, and if you have an apricot tree you are probably up to your eyeballs in apricot preserves. It need not go to waste. Here’s a refreshing little treat that my dad always made when I was a kid. I’m not sure where this recipe came from, but it’s a good one. ¾ C Butter (softened) 1 C Sugar 1 Egg 2
This is me submerging/filling the jar w/tank water. Here’s something that everyone can do to not only lower their water bill, but to waste less clean drinking water. First, you fill a jar or a jug with water (I just use water from the toilet) and submerge it in your toilet tank. Make sure that the jar or jug sits on the opposite side of the flushing mechanism so
I slightly switched up an awesome brownie recipe so that I could make them whole wheat and they are still DELICIOUS and super fudgy! Obviously, if you’re not in to the whole wheat thing, you could probably just make the original recipe. If you do that, I just suggest omitting the salt but use salted butter instead (because it’s healthier due to the preservatives in
Printable Recipe The girls from Our Best Bites have a great Garlic Bread Seasoning Recipe in their cookbook that I thought I’d share. I’ve adapted it to fill a pint jar so that I can use my Plastic Jar Lids (I recommend using a wide mouth jar so it’s easier to scoop out with a spoon). Here it is: 1 C Powdered Parmesan Cheese 1 T. +1 t.
The past few months I’ve been using white distilled vinegar for my dishwasher rinse aide. It’s great because it’s non-toxic, completely natural, and it costs a fraction of commercial rinse aides. It should actually make your dishwasher last longer as it removes mineral deposits so nothing will get clogged with nasty hard water. The best price I’ve been able to find on distilled white vinegar