Orange Juice

Homemaking

Morning High Five

Each morning we have our “high five.” To get a high five you have to accomplish your 5 things before 8 am. 1. Make bed 2. Brush Hair 3. Get Dressed 4. Feed Animals 5. Morning Job Morning Jobs are an assigned job that helps the family such as: make orange juice/smoothie take out the […]

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Homemaking

Keeping a Clean (Enough) House

Our large household demands team work to be able to maintain any sort of order. As a family of 9 (ages 16 months to 41 years old) that is home all day every day (well at least some are), has lots of animals (current count: 1 dog, 4 cats, 2 cows and 25 chickens) and we […]

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Holidays
recipe

Thanksgiving 2011

This year I am so thankful that my girls are getting big enough to be a great help preparing our Thanksgiving Feast!   Here is this year’s menu (partially for my own reference): Roasted Turkey from Smockity Frocks This is similar to the Alton Brown version I usually make except you cook it at 500 […]

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Investment Cooking

Menu Plan Monday

I decided to start doing weekly plans again for our meals. I usually plan breakfasts and dinners. Lunch is usually leftovers, sandwiches or something easy. Here’s my plan for this week: Monday: Breakfast: Banana Muffins (from the freezer), cantelope and orange juice Dinner: Teriyaki Chicken, stir fry veggies and steamed rice Tuesday: Breakfast: Baked Oatmeal, […]

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