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The easiest way to cook bacon

easiest way to cook bacon

Now I know that bacon is one of those things we shouldn’t necessarily eat all the time, but bacon is an awesome and wonderful food and I think it is quite all right for a weekend breakfast or an occasional treat.

When I married my new husband earlier this year, he was surprised that I cooked my bacon, of all places, in the oven. He had

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How to spend less time in front of the kitchen sink

less time in front of sink

Dishes can be the bane of a mom’s soul. They can drive her batty. They can make her feel weighed down. But wait, these are just dirty dishes, right? They are inanimate objects. We can surely take control over them.

Below are 7 tips to enable you to spend less time in front of the sink

1. Designate a cup or sports bottle for each person in

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10 things you can throw out of the fridge right now

things to throw out of fridge

Many of us put off cleaning the fridge because we are making it out to be a HUGE project.

Try this. Take 5 minutes and pull out anything that looks disgusting. You might find a few of these:

1. the expired medicine

2. the coffee creamer from last year

3. the cottage cheese/yogurt dated 5 months ago

4. leftover Chinese food from 3 weeks ago

5. the shriveled

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The do’s and don’ts of cooking a turkey ;)

The do's and don'ts of cooking a turkey :)

What NOT to do when cooking turkey

1. Although this way sounds good at first, you might wanna lay off the wine until the meal is done

2. Don’t ever try to cook a turkey that is frozen, you have to thaw it safely first! 2 Sisters share How to safely thaw a turkey

3. Allow enough time. Some of you

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A bajillion ways to turn ramen noodles into a real meal

10 bajillion ways to turn ramen noodles into a meal

Ramen noodles. We’ve all had them some time. Maybe more times than we wish to imagine. And to be honest, they are not necessarily a super-healthy choice, so you wouldn’t want to eat them several times a week.

They ARE super convenient though, and can be a base for multiple meals, some that can end up being fairly healthy. In this post I share COUNTLESS combinations that can make

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Learning to cook – Better than a Box

better than a box

When I was a kid, my mom cooked every meal for us. Well, she put together every meal for us. Convenience foods were newish and all the rage in the 60s and 70s. Nobody realized just how “not good” that stuff was for you.

Learning to cook

Fast forward to when I got married (VERY VERY young). We lived with my mother-in-law, and she began to teach me

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Saving money in the kitchen — From Garbage to Gourmet

garbage

When I got involved as an author for the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle, I got an advance copy of the entire bundle. I have had some great fun reviewing and going through the titles included. Little did I know I was going to find such a treasure as From Garbage to Gourmet.

Waste not, want not

Every week we throw away too much food.

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How to freeze avocado

freeze avocado

I absolutely love avocado. I could eat it almost every day. The problem is, their shelf life isn’t very long, so they can go bad fairly quickly. I’d love to stock up when they are on sale for .99, but what would I do with a dozen avocados before they went bad?

That’s why I was excited to see that you can actually FREEZE avocado! Be sure to check

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The best Mother’s Day gift

woman reading kindle

If you are looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a fellow mom friend, sister, or cousin, read on! (Or you could share this with your husband, HINT, HINT!)

So many moms today are stressed out, confused about all the differing opinions they hear, of all the things they NEED to do, or SHOULD be doing. The EXPERTS seem to have all the answers.

I think

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Homemaking bundle e-book sale

For 6 days only, more than 75 widely-known bloggers and authors in the homemaking sphere have joined together to offer 97 of their most popular eBooks and eCourses, valued at just over $600, for the incredibly low price of $29.97!

More than anything, our goal for this sale was for it to be, well… ultimate! We firmly believe that you will not find a more comprehensive

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