Self Reliance Skills

Don’t let it’s Size Freak You Out!

Don’t let it’s Size Freak You Out! The canner was so big that I put it in the cabinet and left it there. Three years ago I watched a video on pressure canning and I liked the idea so much that I bought canner online right away. While I waited for its arrival, I thought […]

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First Pics of The Busy Mama Garden 2019

After all those weeks of rain with only a day here and there to clean things up before the next downpour, my family finally got the opportunity to spend three hours on a sunny day in the garden. Here are a few pics that I was able to take . More to follow in a […]

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Making My First Batch of Chicken Noodle Soup. :)

Like 2018, where I made the resolution to make all breads and tortillas our family consumed the whole year, I started 2019 with the pledge to learn how to make our favorite soups from scratch and to learn how to can. Tonight I made chicken noodle soup accompanied with homemade french bread. The meal came […]

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Amish White Bread- Winner!

Amish White Bread- Winner! A Shout Out to Big Family Homestead on Youtube! I have been learning how to bake bread by watching your videos. Thanks! So below is my latest accomplishment in the baking area, Amish White Bread. French bread was a huge hit with my kids and hubby, but Amish White Bread was […]

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Homemade Cheese Bread and Organic Store Bought Spaghetti Sauce

I have not mastered the sauce yet but when I do , I plan to can. This month my focus is on the bread, there will be no more store bought bread in this house- It must be made from scratch. 🙂 Please follow and like us:0

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More fun than baking fresh bread is..

Today was the third day that I made bread from scratch. I always thought it was complicated so I never tried to do it from scratch so we had bread machines. Bread from the machine is okay but what I have never liked is takes so long and it doesn’t bake enough. So I watched […]

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A Spaghetti Sauce with All Good Things.. Don’t Tell the Kids!

1/2 an eggplant diced 1 garlic clove minced 1/3 of a med red onion diced 4 chicken thigh meat diced best you can.. olive oil 2 jars spaghetti sauce 2 bags of tjoes ziti noodles. salt, pepper, turmeric, and cinnamon. Put a large pan on the stove at low to medium heat and add a […]

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