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Sara Shay (The Nutter Tree)
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Growing Healthy Nuts with Creativity, Natural Living and Love
Growing Healthy Nuts with Creativity, Natural Living and Love

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Is sickness going on around you? Whip this up and share it with friends and family!

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Homemade Elderberry Syrup - and how to get your kids to take it!
We started taking Elderberry syrup a few years ago, always homemade - cause have you seen how expensive it is at the store?!? It helps shorten sickness and can even ward it off if someone else in your house has it. Here's the sciencey stuff on why it helps ...

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Affordable Non-Food Alternatives for Halloween
I shared earlier this week one of the reasons I really don't like Halloween . So in an effort to not totally hate the holiday and ruin it for my kiddos I've decided devoting our Halloween to the Teal Pumpkin Project . The first thing that starts this off is...

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Stop telling me "It's no big deal"
One reason I dread some holidays is because of all the sugar. All the times I hear other adults say, "oh just let them have this, just this once . . . it's not a big deal." Well, let me first dispel that. It isn't just this once. It's Valentine's, Easter, p...

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies - Stove Top Recipe
Do you ever get annoyed when recipes say "no-bake" and then there is cooking involved - just not the oven. Well, that's why these are "stove top". They won't heat up your house though and they are creamy and tangy and oh so yummy! They also freeze wonderful...

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Lessons Learned from my Granddaddy
My granddaddy recently died. It didn't take us by surprise. He was 92 and had a fantastically full life. And we were able to go say our last goodbyes weeks before. I also had the opportunity to speak at the funeral - of course my brother and I both had mixe...

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Apple Butter - in the Crock Pot
Well, I recently discovered my parents have TWO apple trees in their backyard. They were able to move next door to us a few months ago and it seems they got all the good plants. Ha! Including a volunteer zucchini plant that produced some gigantic ones - fro...

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Upcycled Memory Case
I've updated this post with some better pictures/instructions. When my now four-year-old was having lots of growth spurt - which meant a lot of time sitting and nursing him I had a good time browsing Pinterest and finding things to reuse and upcycle.  So, s...

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Mask Your Face
How often do you mask? That's a question I asked on Instagram and was surprised that a few people don't use a mask at all. I guess if you have awesome pores or haven't abused your skin with cheap, bad for you make up in the past maybe you don't have to. But...

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Sausage and Cheese Scones
These have become a family favorite - well, for everyone except the picky big sister who won't even try them, do you have one of those too? I was once very intimidated by the thought of making biscuits - which is what my husband likes to call these - and th...
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