Food Friday – Great Food Blog

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If you love food (who doesn’t?), you’ll love this blog. From desserts to meal planning, this site is great! It’s called Kitchen Meets Girl. It’s got great step-by-step directions and wonderful photos for each recipe. We found great ideas for entertaining and delicious deserts for summer. We loved the post on how to entertain with a cheese tray and can’t wait to try the chocolate chip fluff pie. Be sure to head over to the site at Kitchen Meets Girl, for more fun and exciting food ideas!

 

Happy Eating!

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Thrifty Thursday- Kids Earning Money

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It’s that time of year again! Summer is almost here. The kids are wrapping up school projects and taking finals. Now they are going to be home with your alllll day. We have a great idea. Tell them to GET A JOB! That may seem a little harsh, but we think a little hard work and extra money are a good combination. Not to mention that you don’t want to hear “I’m bored” for the next 3 months. So here is a list of jobs we put together for your kids this summer. Of course some of these are interchangeable by age, ability, maturity level etc.. but we hope it gets your create juices flowing.

 

1-3:

  • Pick up toys
  • Feed the pets
  • Brush pets
  • Put shoes away

4-6:

  • Household cleaning/Chores
  • Pulling weeds
  • Porch sweeper
  • Mothers helper
  • Start your own business  - Make brackets or art and post online for sale! Etsy and weekly are both great ways to sell your products
  • Clean out the fridge

7-9:

  • Bike wash
  • Yard sale
  • Candy store
  • Bake sale
  • Produce sale
  • Pooper scooper
  • Lemonade stand
  • Wash baseboards
  • Wash cabinets/walls

10-12:

  • Car wash
  • Garbage can cleaner
  • Dog walker
  • Golf caddy
  • Horse tending/stable cleaning
  • Law mowing/yard work
  • Animal shelter
  • Elderly neighbors – Help elderly neighbors with things they struggle to do. Could be chores or errands
  • Baby sitting
  • Organize closets
  • Organize Pantries
  • Wash and organize shelves
  • Wash garage doors

13-17:

  • House sitter
  • Camp counselor
  • Lifeguard
  • Rec center activities coordinator
  • Retail service
  • Food service
  • Amusement park
  • City venue
  • Fertilize lawns
  • Painting

18+ you’re on your own kid!

 

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Tip Tuesday – Camping Tips

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The weather is warming up and that means camping! We found this great site that has over 40 great tips for your next camping trip.

-Use old tick tac containers for spices, matches, vitamins, or safety pins

-use bundles of sage in your fire to keep mosquitos away

Click on the link to see them all:

Camping Hacks by Buzz Feed

 

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Food Friday – Grandma’s Banana Bread

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Banana bread is Yuuuuumy! It never hurts to have a goos banana bread recipe laying around. We like to save our old black bananas in the freezer so we can make banana bread anytime.

Here is a family recipe that we love.

 

What you need:

4 cups flour

2 tsp. baking soda

1 & 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

2 cups sugar

1 cup shortening

4 eggs

1 tsp. vanilla

6 tbs. sour milk (to sour milk add 3-4 drops vinegar or lemon juice to milk)

6 bananas (black)

1 cup nuts (optional)

 

What to do:

1. Cream together sugar, shortening, eggs, vanilla, and milk

2. mix dry ingredients in separate bowl

3. Add dry ingredients to sugar mix 1 cup at a time while blending with mixer

4. Mash bananas and add to mixture

5. Add nuts if desired

6. Grease loaf pan

7. Bake at 375 degrees for 45-50 mins.

 

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Food Friday – Chili’s Style Salsa

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Do you love the salsa they serve at Chili’s? We do too. It’s actually very easy to make. We are going to teach you how.

Here’s what you need:

1- 28oz. can of whole tomatoes (drained)

2 whole jalapeños (canned)

1/2 yellow onion (cut in half before blending)

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. sugar

2 tsp. line juice

Here’s what you do:

Take all ingredients and blend together in food processor or blender until smooth! Yup that’s it!

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Thrifty Thursday – Coupon Database!

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Do you coupon? We do! We love coupons but they are sometimes hard to find. Did you know that A Thrifty Mom has a coupon database? Head over to their Facebook page and click on coupon database to find tons of great coupons in one place.

Here is a link to their page:

https://www.facebook.com/AThriftyMom/app_137541772984354

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