Homemade Apple Pie Spice - TheHumbledHomemaker.com

Homemade Apple Pie Spice

By Sarah Nichols, Contributing Writer Fall is here and with it comes all the foods of the season. Pumpkin-flavored items are showing up on the grocery-store shelves and fresh-picked apples are lining the baskets at Farmer's Markets. Ah, apples... It's hard to find a smell that evokes more of a feeling of fall than a fresh apple pie just pulled from the oven. The right combination of spices, combined with the apples, create a truly satisfying dessert.   Our family likes to have a mixture of these spices on hand at all times to add a new depth of fall-flavor to a variety of … [keep reading...]

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Berkey Water Filter Giveaway! ($300 Value!)

I'm a big fan of our Berkey water filter, (which I reviewed here), so today I'm thrilled that one of you has a chance to win one for your home! Are you aware of some of the environmental contaminants that are frequently found in water? Traces of heavy metals like mercury and aluminum, pesticide residues, and volatile organic compounds can be found in our drinking water! This is why the bloggers of Positively Real Media are so excited to be teaming up to bring to you a Royal Berkey 3.25 Gallon Stainless Steel Water Purifier giveaway sponsored by United Environmental Solutions! About The … [keep reading...]

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7 Ways to Survive Cabin Fever This Winter

Guest post by Hal and Melanie Young of Raising Real Men When a damp, cold breeze blew across the football field the other night, I shuddered. Winter was coming! See, we have six sons – and two little girls. I love football season. The boys are so peaceful when they’re playing football. They spend several hours a week exercising like mad and using up all their excess testosterone whacking into other people’s boys. <grin> It’s great, but it’s almost over. So, how can we keep them from getting cabin fever? 1. Get Them Up Moms come up to us at conferences all the time, “I just … [keep reading...]

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How to Have a Stress Free Holiday

Guest post by Lauren of I Am THAT Lady Christmas comes on December 25th each year, but why does it always seem to sneak up on us? The stress of shopping for four kids, thirteen nieces and nephews, … [keep reading...]

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Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar

Guest post by Danielle of It's a Love/Love Thing Hello, Humbled Homemaker readers! I'm so happy to be here with you this morning. I'm Danielle, I blog over at It's a Love/Love Thing. . . and I must … [keep reading...]

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DIY Felted Soap Tutorial

Guest post by Lexie of Lexie:Naturals I've been making and selling my own skin care products for a few years now, but soap making is something I've recently added to the list of things I make … [keep reading...]

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Learn How to Make Money Blogging

A few weeks ago I wrote about how, in two years' time, I've gone from living on a low income to making a full-time income from home by blogging.  That post was meant to encourage you, but I was … [keep reading...]

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