Month: August 2014

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Posted in Bulk Foods Dehydrating Gardening Gluten Free In my kitchen

It’s that time of year again – ZUCCHINI TIME!! Dried Zucchini Chips

Yes, this time of year is a crazy time… monsoon weather comes up and yes, zucchinis start growing and growing and GROWING!!!  I remember the year that I moved to Arizona, about 25 years ago, someone left a bag of zucchini in my mom’s car at the grocery store… The…

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Posted in homeschooling

Spaceman Word Spacer – homeschooling

I am always looking for ways to help my munchkins on writing.  When I was student teaching, the kindergarten teacher had these COOL SPACEMEN word spacers to help the kids learn to space their word when they write. You will need a clothes pin, white paint, sky blue paint, a…

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Posted in Freezing Gluten Free In my kitchen

Home-made Enchilada Sauce (and Gluten Free and Dye Free)

When I shop for different foods at the grocery store , I am very conscience of every ingredient that is in an item. If I can’t pronounce it, it probably should not be in my body.  We don’t eat anything with dyes in it, stay away from extra salts… and…

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Posted in Just Being Family Organizing

Organizing Kids – Writing on Sliding Glass Door

We are always coming up with new things to do with 8 kids… mixing it up a bit. Last night, I wrote all of their chores for the next day on the sliding glass door,….. It worked. Something different that our normal chore chart and it kept the kids interested…