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December 9th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 9

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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December 8th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 8

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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December 7th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 7

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Take a family Photo

Take a timeout to take a family photo. Every year, we take a photo for my wall and I have it printed on a canvas. I love to see how much my kids have grown from year to year.  We have quite the family collection now! Walgreens and Walmart are…

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December 6th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 6

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Breakfast Egg biscuits

Try something new for breakfast. In our home, we like to make a whole breakfast wrapped up into one “sandwich”.  Once made the kids can grab and go. They will also stay good in the fridge and can be reheated in the oven or microwave (We don’t have a microwave, so…

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December 5th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 5

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Christmas Ornament – Mason Jar Lid

For those that do not know me, I am big on “making it myself.” I like my farm style, homemade decorations. And this includes my Christmas decorations. Last year I was going through the Cricut online ideas to see what I wanted to make and saw some ornaments with old trucks…

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December 4th, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 4

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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December 3rd, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 3

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Cross Made Using Hangers

We had so many compliments on the snowflake that we made out of hangers that we had to create and add another craft using hangers. If you missed our snowflake made out of hangers, you can visit the youtube link at https://youtu.be/sxkQ2uVqSY4 At our house, we like to decorate for…

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December 2nd, 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 2

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Christmas on the Homestead Blog Hop 2019

Christmas time is my favorite time of year. Hot chocolate, fires in the fireplace, Hallmark movies and celebrating my Lord and Savior’s birth with my family and friends. Click on the “Add your Link” Button below and add a great image of your project or recipe. Make sure you link…

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December 1st 2019 Advent – Learning about Jesus – Luke Chapter 1

Every year we follow bible readings for advent. This year is no different however, this year we are reading the Book of Luke as a family so that we can learn just who we are celebrating on Christmas morning. We have decided to post each chapter of the NIV version…

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Turkey Eggrolls using left-overs

I love that I can gather ingredients and make something completely new with the items that I have already cooked.  And I love having leftovers after the holidays.  We love our air-fryer and like to make items in it for a quick lunch. PB&J gets old when you homeschool. But…

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Happy Thanksgiving

We would love to hear how you spent your Thanksgiving holiday. What did you cook? Who did you visit? Comment below! 🙂

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Cranberry Relish

I love changing up traditional holiday foods with updated versions. This dish does well added to your holiday plate. I make this a little more keto-friendly by using the Erythritol instead of sugar in this recipe. Cranberries are fairly low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. 1 cup of fresh berries only…

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Cheese Ball Bites

Every year for Thanksgiving, our family loves to try and find new foods to go along with our classic regulars like Turkey, stuffing, and spinach dip. Several weeks ago, we made these bite-sized cheese balls. They were such a hit with the kids that it has quickly become a regular…

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Game review – Waterproof playing cards AND Uno Flip

So for those who do follow our blog and family know that we are gamers. We love all different types of games. Last month, Shelby, Michael, Larry and I (Kris) took a Carnival Cruise for Shelby’s 21st birthday out of Long Beach. Larry and I love to go on cruises…

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Firestarter – Toilet Paper Rolls and Dryer Lint

Learning different techniques to get that heat and/or cooking first started can be a matter of life and death. Today I am going to focus on one that we use all winter in our house. Being that we do heat our house with a wood stove (I have propane central…

Freeze Dried Orange Juice
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Freeze Dried Orange Juice

In the 2-1/2 years that we have had our freeze dryer, I have never tried to dry orange juice (or any other drinks for that matter) We ended up with a case of Tropicana Orange juice and using our new Modular Moulds from https://www.frozenright.com/products.html Check out this video of both…