Category Archives: Handmade

Extreme Crafting

Making things makes me happy and if I can find time in a day to sew, knit, embroider, cook or whatever, it will be a better day.  That being said, crafting with kids can be, um, challenging.  Sure, Martha can … Continue reading

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Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day (kind of)

I’ve read a lot of blogs lately that are loving the book “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and since we are always looking for good, easy bread so we had to check it out.  This is the bread … Continue reading

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How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman

This is a great cookbook.  My kids love everything I’ve made out of it so far and I do too.  The recipes are straightforward and every one of them has turned out good.  My favorites right now are the hummus … Continue reading

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Yogurt Cheese- Tasty Alternative to Cream Cheese

As promised in the previous post about our family’s yogurt fixation, today’s post expands the topic. Both kids like helping with this one (as well as eating most the result). It’s so easy that it can be described in a … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt: Healthy, Yummy, Fun, and Easy

Everyone in our family likes yogurt. We like it on waffles on the weekends, we like it under granola on the weekdays. Frozen yogurt is a treat, and yogurt cheese is a great snack. We like to mix maple syrup … Continue reading

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