Month: February 2020

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Posted in Chino Valley Discovering Education discovering education. Gardening Homestead homesteading Just Being Family landscaping & gardening prepping

Revisiting from 2019 – Seed storage and other tips to start your garden

Download the 2019 Yavapai County Planting Schedule Over the last 20 years, I have been able to streamline how we store and use our seeds for our gardens. Check out the quick video below!

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Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbook – Out for Tea

Welcome to our Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbooking! I took several years off of creating! I’m BACK! Enjoy these free elements. They include 2 12×12 papers and 4 stickers. These are 100% free and we will have a new freebie every Wednesday! Make sure that you visit our digital scrapbook store online at https://krisandlarry.com/shop Click here for the freebie!

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ESL online Teaching – Teacher Props

Welcome to the world of ESL online. I am Kris from KrisandLarry.com, a mom, homeschooler, homesteader and lovingly known as Teacher Kris by my students in China using VIPKid. Starting out as an ESL teacher online can be daunting and expensive… here is a video to help you see the props that I have and use the most in my…

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Posted in In my kitchen Just Being Family recipes

Mushroom, Spinach and Chicken Bake

Love being able to put this chicken dish in the oven (or Ninja cooker) and walking away. It is so tasty! Although, my kids like to pick the mushrooms out of it. More for me! This is Keto / Low carb friendly. I like this recipe and double it often in order to have leftovers. This chicken woks great to…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – Feb 24, 2020

WELCOME to the February 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:Click here for this post: These Forgotten cookies are so tasty and easy to make! ________________________________________ WELCOME to HOME feature week of the February 2020 “You’re the STAR” blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts’ Blogs: Bev @…

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2020 Bible Study – Week 8

For 2020, our family is following a 5 day a week bible study from 5 Day Bible Reading Program – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/ Read through the Bible in a year with readings five days a week. – Duration: One year | Download: PDF – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/BibleReadingSchedule2020.pdf Week 8  Leviticus 8-11; Ps 110; Hebrews 4  Lev 12-14; Psalm 111; Heb 5  Lev 15-18; Psalm 31; Heb…

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Have you met a Coturnix Quail? Great Mini Farm Animal

Raising Coturnix Quail For centuries people all over the world have been raising Coturnix quail for their eggs and for their meat. In 1983, Coturnix quail were recognized as their own breed rather than being referred to as a common quail any more. They are very popular in both Asian and Middle Eastern cultures. And now are becoming more and…

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Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbook – Cork and Glitter Alphabet

Welcome to our Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbooking! I took several years off of creating! I’m BACK! Enjoy these free elements. They include the alphabet and numbers. These are 100% free and we will have a new freebie every Wednesday! Make sure that you visit our digital scrapbook store online at https://krisandlarry.com/shop Click here for the freebie!

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Alpha Cutter – Commercial Use for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

It Cuts, It Saves. It creates the prefect file of alphabets (upper, and lower), numbers and symbols with lightning speed to match your project. You won’t believe the time you’ll save just by using this action for your alphabets, numbers and symbols.Compatible with Photoshop 7+, CS-CS4 and PSE7.Note: your computer must have a C drive where the files will be…

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Taking a cruise with a family

It is no secret that Larry and I love going on cruise ships. We have been on half a dozen both with kids, with our adult children and by ourselves. My main reason for liking cruises is the fact that Larry can unplug from work 100%. We can actually relax and pick and choose the activities that we want to…

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Dipsy Dip Mardi Gras Color Special.

I love the purple, green and gold that are on special with Dipsy Dips. Get your nails dolled up for Mardi Gras with this limited time grab bag! Includes Magic Lamp, Kryptonite and Twilight dipping powders, Gold Rush foil flakes and foil adhesive. A $33 value for $27! For a limited time: https://krisandlarry.dipsydip.com//special-offers/mardi-gras-grab-bag

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – Feb 17, 2020

Welcome to week#3 of the February 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog:https://krisandlarry.com/2020/01/04/gordon-ramsays-beer-bread/” ________________________________________ WELCOME to FAMILY feature week of the February 2020 “You’re the STAR” blog hop! Meet your FAMILY week Cohost  This week is FAMILY feature week Swing by the Family hosting team’s blogs: Michelle @ Moms Are Frugal Kris @ Kris and…

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2020 Bible Study – Week 7

For 2020, our family is following a 5 day a week bible study from 5 Day Bible Reading Program – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/ Read through the Bible in a year with readings five days a week. – Duration: One year | Download: PDF – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/BibleReadingSchedule2020.pdf Week 7  Exodus 32-34; Philippians 3  Exodus 35-37; Psalm 26; Phil 4  Exodus 38-40; Hebrews 1  Leviticus 1-3;…

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Happy Birthday Berlyn

Happy birthday yo my pal. 14th! You are growing up so quickly! I love your love for Star Wars and for riding horses. Every day I watch you and am always amazed at what you can accomplish. I love you 3000 and 1! Happy Birthday to my little valentine!

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Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbook – TrueLove

Welcome to our Wednesday Freebie – Digital Scrapbooking! I took several years off of creating! I’m BACK! Enjoy these free elements. They include 3 hearts and a title. These are 100% free and we will have a new freebie every Wednesday! Make sure that you visit our digital scrapbook store online at https://krisandlarry.com/shop Click here for the freebie!

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Dipsy-Dips – Professional Nails done at home

For those who know me, know that I love to have my nails done. I like the look and working outside in the barns or in the garden can wreak havoc on the manicure. Having my nails done is something that makes me feel better about myself. 🙂 It makes me feel more professional during my classes since my students…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – Feb 10, 2020

Welcome to the second week of the February 2020 blog hop called “You’re the Star“! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share this post from my blog: Homemade Chai Tea – One of my favorites!! __________________________________________________________________________ WELCOME to CREATIVE feature week of the February 2020 “You’re the STAR” blog hop! Meet your CREATIVE week Hosts  This week is CREATIVE feature week Swing…

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2020 Bible Study – Week 6

For 2020, our family is following a 5 day a week bible study from 5 Day Bible Reading Program – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/ Read through the Bible in a year with readings five days a week. – Duration: One year | Download: PDF – https://fivedaybiblereading.com/BibleReadingSchedule2020.pdf Week 6  Exodus 16-18; Eph 4  Exodus 19-21; Psalm 33; Eph 5  Exodus 22-24; Psalm 109; Eph 6 …

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Time for Garlic

Our family uses garlic in so much of our cooking. It is a great feeling to plant and grow our own food – Here are a few articles about garlic from both Burpie and from Univ of Vermont about the types of garlic.  I had no idea that there were 11 types of garlic in the categories of soft and…

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Throwback Thursday – February 6 – Cooking from the 1800s – Creamed Cabbage

Join us on our journey of creating 1800 and early 1900 recipes in a modern farmhouse kitchen. And learn to cook out of a cookbook from when my Great Great Grandmother was providing for her family. As we create, know that most recipes do not list out all of the ingredients and at the time, there were no temperature gauges…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – Feb 3, 2020

WELCOME to the February 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: https://krisandlarry.com/2020/02/01/forgotten-meringue-cookies/ ________________________________________ WELCOME to GARDEN feature week of the February 2020 “You’re the STAR” blog hop! Meet your GARDEN week Hosts  This week is GARDEN feature week Swing by the GARDEN Hosts blogs: Angie @ God’s Growing Garden Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures WT…