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How to Can Sliced Peaches

By Holly Giles | Kitchen , Simple Living

Canning Sliced Peaches Canning sliced peaches are the perfect taste of summer for me since my days at the barn in Alabama with my grandparents. Those juicy bites of perfection dripping down my face were a delight. Watching my grandmother “put up” peaches wasn’t as much fun as swinging on the grapevines out back so […]

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Baker Creek Seed Company Tour

By Holly Giles | Home , Simple Living

Baker Creek Seed Company is nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in Missouri. My fellow Roadschool Mom, Mary Beth and I along with three of our children visited here on a road trip. Baker Creek is an heirloom company preserving and selling heritage seeds from generations ago. This family-owned farm is taking big […]

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Honey Wheat Bread

By Holly Giles | Kitchen , Simple Living

  Honey Wheat Bread Honey Wheat bread is our favorite multi-use bread. We use it weekly for sandwiches and toast. Print out the recipe for Honey Whole Wheat Bread and gather the ingredients together. Bake your bread along with Holly as she demonstrates the recipe or watch the video once before making your own loaves. […]

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Smores Anytime of the Year

By Holly Giles | Simple Living

Our family loves smores all year long, in small doses. There is something magical about a fire in a fireplace or in your backyard that beckons the squishy marshmallow to be plunged into it. I classify smores as a life skill for several reasons. No matter where you live, you will have the opportunity at […]

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