Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 30

Fall Gift Basket Made From Paper on the Cricut Machine


Fall is here and always brings out my crafty side. I recently discovered a new site for the Cricut machine @ This site is seriously awesome and so easy to use. They also have free svg files I believe every week. The packages can be bought for about $6.99, which I think is totally …

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Oct 29

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe


My sister-in-law made these pumpkin cupcakes a couple of weeks ago and they were so delicious. My husband was craving pumpkin pie today so I thought these would do the job. These cupcakes are so easy and super delicious.

Oct 25

Borax Free Homemade Dishwasher Detergent


About a week ago we ran out of dishwasher detergent and the dishwasher really needed to be run. My husband went online and found several recipes for homemade detergents and the one we have been using for the last week is awesome. Borax may be completely safe, however I am not completely convinced. This recipe …

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Oct 19

Natural Ant Killer for a Vegetable Garden


A couple of weeks ago I planted all of my winter vegetables and noticed there was a nice path of ants walking right through my garden. Through my research I don’t think ants are a terrible bug to have in a garden since they clean up fungus and other dead insects. However, I could tell …

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Oct 15

Meatless Monday: Homemade Chili with Barley


The weather is finally cooling off! When the weather gets nice we make a lot of soups, stews, and chili. This chili was quite tasty and made enough for several meals for us.

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