Frugal Friday Lentil Chili

by Lora

Since I have been attempting to reduce our food expenses, I have been trying some new recipes.  I found a recipe for Lentil Chili at Hillbilly Housewife, but I changed it a little to make it more to our liking. It was really good, and everyone enjoyed it. I served it over brown [...]

Kitchen Tip Tuesday 2-3-09

by Lora

Due to our allergies and sensitivities to many perfumes & scents, we have begun to use homemade cleaners.  I still use store bought dish detergents, laundry detergents, and toilet cleaner, but for most everything else I use homemade.
For our general all purpose cleaner I use 2 quarts of water, 2 Tablespoons of Borax and a [...]

Menu Plan Monday 2-2-09

by Lora

It has been quite a while since I posted any homemaking posts, but I am hoping to get back into the swing of things.  I have found that not having a plan has caused me to be unprepared and to spend more money than I would like.  We are tightening our belt around here, not [...]