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Baked Potato Soup

It doesn’t matter if it’s 102 in July, my kids will always ask for baked potato soup. They are obsessed with this rich, creamy soup, which is perfect for a chilly day. I make them wait until fall to start serving it, but might give in on a rainy day during warmer months. I wish this soup was food safe for home canning, because I would line my shelves with the stuff for quick lunches.

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I love kitchen toys, and especially my pressure cooker. You can take tough, economical cuts of beef and make it tender in 12 minutes. Dry beans, which can be fussy to cook on the stove top and all day in the slow cooker, takes 20 minutes. The only downfall is, you cannot sneak a peak and see how the dish is cooking. If you follow instructions though, the results are magic.

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Personalized Easter Basket

Happy New Year! I know it’s early, but I have the opportunity to pre-order these adorable Easter baskets, and I need to order in the next few days. I can put your child’s name on these baskets with heat transfer vinyl. These are 10 inches tall. The ones with the tails are canvas, and the baskets with the ears sticking up are burlap. These are $20, personalized. This doesn’t include shipping. Please contact me directly at lauram7@gmail.com if interested.

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Slow Cooker Lasagna

I never knew about the 9×13 slow cooker until my friend Tracy brought one to a homeschool potluck. I was amazed that someone like me with unconventional  kitchen toys like a deli slicer, hadn’t heard of the casserole slow cooker. This size makes it easier to slow cook ribs, casseroles, and just cooks individual cuts of meat better in my opinion. Instead of stacking all the ingredients on top of one another, they can lay side-by-side.

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Oh my, I have been so busy with my craft orders, I’ve been getting up at 3 and 4 am to ensure completion by the committed deadlines! As a result, I haven’t sent out many blog articles, but I’m back on track! I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of orders, but my household was not prepared. Before the next holiday season, I’ll have freezer meals, and home canned meal helpers ready to go! A meal solution I enjoy during busy days, is making a “one pot wonder” meal, and I just created a new one last night. It’s delicious!

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