Try Something New: Sweet Dumpling Squash

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The sweet dumpling squash is one of the smallest of winter squashes. They are usually only a few inches in diameter and less than half a pound in weight. When ripe, these sweet dumplings have an attractively variegated skin in shades of yellow and green or yellow and orange. They cook up lighter and dryer than most winter squash. They have an unusually mild, sweet delicate flavor that's suited for almost any cooking method: Baking, roasting, etc. Sweet dumpling squash are available … [Read More...]

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Tiny Prints: Free Magnet for New Cutomers

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This week Tiny Prints is offering a FREE customized magnet for all new customers! This is perfect timing for the upcoming holiday season! Design and order your magnet today! There are many designs to choose from too. To score this deal, use coupon code FREEMAGNET at checkout. All you pay is shipping expenses. Score This Deal! Expires 10/31/14 at 11:59 pm. … [Read More...]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, October 23rd

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Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart----Sam's or Aldi....have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you'll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn money back on Thursday, October 23rd----and all week...you have until next Wednesday to redeem them! Join HERE! Some offers repeat themselves each week but others are NEW----greens, Pledge, bananas, olive oil, etc.! Checkout your app and see what you you … [Read More...]

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Food & Recipes

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Try Something New: Sweet Dumpling Squash

The sweet dumpling squash is one of the smallest of winter squashes. They are usually only a few inches in diameter and less than half a pound in weight. When ripe, these sweet dumplings have an attractively variegated skin in […]

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Apple Pie Filling Freezer Recipe

Do you have a surplus of apples from a foray to the apple orchard or the farmers market or you just happened to inherit a bushel from a friend!?! I did and wondered what to do with dozens of apples—thankfully […]

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Pumpkin & Goat Cheese Muffins Recipe

I am that girl—that girl that LOVES everything PUMPKIN—all year round & this recipe showcases everything there is to love about baking with pumpkin! This recipe uses a unique combination of pumpkin and goat cheese. Even if you are not […]

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Health & Wellness

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Incorporate Healthy Fats: Three Tips

Not all fats are bad! In fact your body needs fats. One way to incorporate healthy fats into your day is to stick with these three tips. ¬†Get a boost at breakfast. If you begin your day with a smoothie […]

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Take More Steps: Step Up Your Health

Every day we are busy, busy, busy——but do we take the steps or park the farthest away from the grocery entrance!?! How many strides do you take each day? 2,000 steps is the average number of steps in a mile […]

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Tip for Reducing Joint Pain

Achy joints just may have met their match in your diet! Or have they!?! Are your joints still achy. Prevention Magazine (October 2014) notes that a “daily dose of monounsaturated fatty acids could help you overcome rheumatoid arthritis. In a […]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, October 23rd

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Ibotta Automotive Category & October’s Bonus Offers

Calling ALL ibotta users and those NEW to money saving apps–have you seen the new category!?! It is NEW this week so EARN back the cash on what you were already shopping for & don’t forget to grab the bonus […]

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SavingStar Healthy Offer: 20% off Loose Pears

Did you see this week’s SavingStar Healthy Offer? Get 20% cash back on the purchase of loose pears! You will pay full price for the loose pears and in a few days (after you load your receipt–check offer deadline) your […]

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Retail Therapy

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Raising Your Spirited Child

Raising a child is a job—-a 24/7 shift that never ends! Raising a ‘spirited’ child!?! Every child is different…..there are different levels of ‘spirited’…… If you need help, you might want to begin with this book: Raising Your Spirited Child […]

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Target Shoppers: FREE Shipping on Any Order

There’s something NEW for all of us that love to shop at Target but have to drive miles to get there! Target is shipping our orders to us for FREE! That’s a bulls-eye kind of deal if you ask me! […]

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Customer Service: Email Option

Having Amazon Prime was a gift in and of itself!?! However, I (Litsa) recently allowed my membership to expire—-or rather I didn’t renew at the $99 rate for 2014. I must say though that Amazon Prime—-and Amazon itself is a […]

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Country Life: Alternative Feed for Chickens

We currently have 14 hens and one rooster which is the biggest flock of chickens we have ever kept. They are eating a lot of chicken feed too! Since our puppies still like to chase the chickens, we no longer […]

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Country Life: Pet Chicken

I never thought I would say that I have a soft spot for a chicken – but I do! One of our chicks that hatched in June has become the sweetest chicken we have ever owned. She is calm and […]

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Country Life: New Egg Layers

About a week ago our mama hen, Brown Town, started laying eggs again! I was a bit surprised that she started laying eggs since the baby chicks are just 7 weeks old. The last time she raised a chick, it […]

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Home Management

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Care Packages for College Students

Our nephew is in his first year of college out of state. I remember vividly the first couple of months away from home. I was excited yet homesick. I loved getting mail from loved ones! It always brightened my day! […]

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Heartfelt Holidays: Fleece Tie Pillow

There is just something about the comfort of fleece. It’s so soft and comforting! Last year my boys received fleece tied blankets as a gift from their Aunt Cathy. These blankets are perfect for lounging on the couch on a […]

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Scrap Wood Projects

My husband (Litsa’s) is a contractor that specializes in DO IT ALL! He’s known to build homes and fix/mend everything in between! He’s the plumber, the electrician and all. I get the most excited about his building skills—-and the loads […]

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Ways to Save

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Tiny Prints: Free Magnet for New Cutomers

This week Tiny Prints is offering a FREE customized magnet for all new customers! This is perfect timing for the upcoming holiday season! Design and order your magnet today! There are many designs to choose from too. To score this […]

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Checkout51: New Offers for Thursday, October 23rd

Whether you shop at Kroger, Wal-Mart—-Sam’s or Aldi….have a smartphone or not, you will want to give Checkout51 a try this week! If you have already shopped this week, you’ll want to note that Checkout51 offers NEW items to earn […]

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Target Shoppers: FREE Shipping on Any Order

There’s something NEW for all of us that love to shop at Target but have to drive miles to get there! Target is shipping our orders to us for FREE! That’s a bulls-eye kind of deal if you ask me! […]

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Gardening

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Fall Foliage: Ornamental Kale

Among the pots and pots of fall mum’s, small pots of Ornamental Kale were hiding at our local grocery store today. I (Litsa) was unaware of Ornamental Kale as a seasonal annual plant. In the south—-at least in our southern, […]

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Gardening: Weather Watch for Frost

It’s that time of year wear the weather really plays a role with vegetable gardens. We have yet to have frost here in central Virginia but it will probably happen soon. We still have tomatoes, peppers, kale and herbs growing […]

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Tip on Growing Bell Peppers

We have grown bell peppers in our vegetable garden for the last few years. It takes awhile for bell peppers to mature and that is the reason that they are so costly in the store. The longer you leave the […]

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