Monthly Archives: March 2012

Finally….Fantasticall-y Fudge-y Brownies!

Finally!  I have been on a search for yummy brownies for weeks now!  I have been unable to bake a from-scratch brownie, with healthy ingredients, without them tasting like cardboard.  Whole wheat flour just doesn’t work.  I tried.  It doesn’t. … Continue reading

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Healthified Caramel Popcorn Squares

In light of the recent news about organic popcorn and how healthy it is for us, I thought it would be a good idea to make a popcorn snack. Plain ole popcorn can be boring after a while so why not … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Laundry Detergent

In an effort to cut out unnecessary chemicals from my life (and cut down my grocery bill,) I scoured the internet for a homemade laundry detergent.  I was very, very skeptical.  It seemed way too easy.  So, with just enough … Continue reading

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Homemade Chocolate Syrup – Without Refined Sugar!

Ever since I determined my son could not tolerate corn syrup and I started eliminating it from our diets, my beloved chocolate syrup was no longer.  I was not able to buy it in good conscience, even for just me, … Continue reading

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Fabric Softener – Cheap and Chemical Free

Now, I have to be honest.  I never really use fabric softener.  I never saw the need.  However, when I saw that someone had used white vinegar…I was intrigued.  It is cheap and easy!  I have used this several times … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Label Reading

I have been a label reader my entire adult life. I can’t remember the last time I bought a packaged food that I didn’t pick up and read the ingredients or the nutrition facts. In fact, I probably haven’t! I … Continue reading

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Sensational Strawberry Smoothie

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