Monthly Archives: February 2014

Save Money… Make Your Own Granola! (How to make the ABSOLUTE best homemade granola ever)

Perfect Granola!I am picky about my granola. It has to be sweet, but not too sweet; it has to have a nuttiness to it that will pair well with any manner of fresh or dried fruits; it has to stand up well to milk but also play nicely with yogurt; and it has to have just the right amount of salt to balance all the flavors out.

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How to Make Your Own Toaster Patries: Homemade Blackberry Mint Mojito Toaster Tarts Recipe

Homemade Toaster TartsAs promised last week, I will share with you one of my happiest food discoveries of 2013: Homemade Toaster Tarts. Now… you can call them toaster pastries, toaster tarts, toaster pops – whatever you like. The bottom line is: They are SO MUCH better when they are homemade! And surprisingly simple to accomplish.

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How to Clean (Almost) Everything in Your Home with Vinegar and Baking Soda

The Green Cleaning Team: Baking Soda & Vinegar!

The Green Cleaning Team: Baking Soda & Vinegar!

One of the first “greening” projects I took on was household cleaners. All 3 of us have asthma in this household, and I had long-noticed how the conventional cleaners would set mine off like crazy (especially when cleaning smaller rooms, like the bathroom).

I also didn’t like the thought that I was cooking and preparing food on countertops using chemicals we could not safely ingest. And… the big capper for me was the thought of my little girl taking her bath in heavily chemical-laced water.

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