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Seasoning, Cooking With and Caring For Cast Iron

Seasoning, Cooking With and Caring For Cast Iron | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Remember the wonderful smells of onions frying, eggs cooking, and gravy on the stove along with biscuits in the oven coming from Grandma’s kitchen? What wonderful childhood memories… those heavy black iron skillets that Grandma used to cook in — how was she ever able to lift... http://www.momshearth.com/seasoning-cooking-with-and-caring-for-cast-iron/
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How to Make the Perfect Gift Basket

How to Make the Perfect Gift Basket | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Gift baskets are special baskets for special people when they are made with someone in mind. A gift basket works well all year long. For birthdays with birthday related items and birthday wrappings, for the Fourth of July with a patriotic theme and lots of red, white, and blue. What about... http://www.momshearth.com/how-to-make-the-perfect-gift-basket/
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How to Make Delicious Spiced Mulled Wine

How to Make Delicious Spiced Mulled Wine | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Mulled wine is such an old and entrenched holiday tradition that we sing Christmas carols about it. This ancient beverage was traditionally made from scratch, and you can do the same. Here is how. Ingredients: -1 quart of mild, fruity, red table wine (it does not have to be expensive). If you... http://www.momshearth.com/how-to-make-delicious-spiced-mulled-wine/
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Recycled Craft Supplies, Ideas

Recycled Craft Supplies, Ideas | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Many of us want to do crafts, either on our own or with children. But sometimes the necessary supplies can get expensive, and they are not always eco-friendly. Here are some ideas for craft supplies that are not only eco-friendly; they are inexpensive (even free!) too. Look to Nature Natural... http://www.momshearth.com/recycled-craft-supplies/
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Stress-Free Thanksgiving Ideas

Stress-Free Thanksgiving Ideas | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Thanksgiving is a holiday that centers on food and family. That’s what makes it so ironic that many family arguments and drama occurs when the family is all together. Much of it can be due to stressful situations that surround the preparation for Thanksgiving meals. Here are some tips to help y... http://www.momshearth.com/stress-free-thanksgiving-ideas/
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How to Keep Your Child Healthy at School

How to Keep Your Child Healthy at School | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
It’s cliché but it’s true, prevention is the best cure. Making sure your kids are healthy and are in tip-top shape for school is of utmost importance. The common cold is something that can be easily passed on from one child to another, and while most of these sicknesses are not very serious, they... http://www.momshearth.com/how-to-keep-your-child-healthy-at-school/
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Tips, Tricks, Ideas and Recipes for a Perfect Halloween!

Tips, Tricks, Ideas and Recipes for a Perfect Halloween! | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Tips, Tricks, Ideas and Recipes for a Perfect Halloween!

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How to Make Ghost Cake Pops for Halloween

How to Make Ghost Cake Pops for Halloween | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Impress people this Halloween by creating ghost cake pops of your own! It's super simple and adults and kids alike will love them.
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Easy Halloween Treat: Spooky Eyeball Potatoes

Easy Halloween Treat: Spooky Eyeball Potatoes | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Ingredients: 12 Baby New Potatoes (about 9 oz) 5 tbsp cream cheese, softened Pimento stuffed olives, halved 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Salt and black pepper Instructions: Preheat the oven to about 400degrees Fahrenheit. Scrub the potatoes and place them into a roasting pan. Toss with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in the oven and roast until soft inside and crispy on the outside - about 25 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then scoop a little bit of the potato flesh from
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Top 10 One-Dish Meals

Top 10 One-Dish Meals | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
One dish meals are great for those times when you just can’t muster up the motivation, energy or time to cook an elaborate meal. Instead of needing to several items to create a meal, one dish meals allow you to feel yourself and your family bountifully with just one delicious dish. One dish m... http://www.momshearth.com/top-10-one-dish-meals/
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Tips for Working Parents by Working Parents

Tips for Working Parents by Working Parents | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Being a working parent is a special responsibility that is shared by millions of individuals around the globe. It can be highly stressful, but is made easier by the fact that many are willing to share from their experiences in order to help others out. If you are a parent who is new to the world... http://www.momshearth.com/tips-for-working-parents-by-working-parents/
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Self-Help Tips for Overworked Moms

Self-Help Tips for Overworked Moms | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Moms are notorious for spending all of their energy and attention on the care of others. Add a full or part time job into the equation and it’s easy to get completely exhausted. Yet when you neglect yourself, you’re unable to give your all to others. You lose energy, motivation and enthusiasm. Se... http://www.momshearth.com/self-help-tips-for-overworked-moms/
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How to Save Money AND Be Eco-Friendly

How to Save Money AND Be Eco-Friendly | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
One of the best things about being eco-friendly and saving money is that the two principles go hand-in-hand. Here are some very simple steps you can take to implement both of these ideals. Saving Money the Eco-Friendly Way 1. Buy seasonal, local food. This is eco-friendly because it reduces... http://www.momshearth.com/how-to-save-money-and-be-eco-friendly-in-easy-steps/
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Making Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper and Gift Bows

Making Eco-Friendly Wrapping Paper and Gift Bows | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
You can purchase eco-friendly gift wrap and bows, but it can be fun and creative to make your own. You’ll save money too. Your creative wrapping will enhance your gifts, and inspire others to make their own gift wrapping. Here are some ideas for dressing up your gifts without wasting paper... http://www.momshearth.com/making-eco-friendly-wrapping-paper-and-gift-bows/
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Mexican Rice: Quick and Easy Home Cooked Recipes

Mexican Rice: Quick and Easy Home Cooked Recipes | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Mexican rice is a side dish staple for any Tex-Mex meal, however is is traditionally served as the midday meal’s second course in Mexico. It is the American practice to serve beans and rice as side dishes. No matter when or with what it is served it is a tasty addition to a meal. Quick and... http://www.momshearth.com/mexican-rice-quick-and-easy-home-cooked-recipes/
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Making New Thanksgiving Traditions

Making New Thanksgiving Traditions | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Having a big Thanksgiving meal is only part of the celebration. To make it a truly memorable occasion, you need to take some time to celebrate in such a way that you’ll treasure the holiday memories forever. Here are some ideas to make this the most memorable Thanksgiving ever 1. Count... http://www.momshearth.com/making-new-thanksgiving-traditions/
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Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Projects for the Whole Family

Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Projects for the Whole Family | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
This Thanksgiving, why not make it an eco-friendly, family event? Here are some eco-friendly projects that include the whole family. 1. Greeting cards Thanksgiving is the time of year for sending cards. Making your own from junk mail and postal packaging is a fun project. Cut out pictures from... http://www.momshearth.com/eco-friendly-thanksgiving-projects-for-the-whole-family/
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Raising Respectful Sons

Raising Respectful Sons | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Television portrays men and boys in a variety of ways. Are they all roguish, uncaring, reckless and disrespectful? You might think so after watching some reality television and news reports. Give your son every chance to go against the so-called “norm” by instilling solid values and morals into h... http://www.momshearth.com/raising-respectful-sons/
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5 Simple Steps to Prevent Home Burglary

5 Simple Steps to Prevent Home Burglary | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
The aftermath of a burglary is way too tough to handle. Not only are there issues pertaining to property damage and loss of valuables, there is also the matter of feeling unsafe in the house for a long time to come. The kind of trauma that people go through after experiencing a break in takes... http://www.momshearth.com/5-simple-steps-to-prevent-home-burglary/
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Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
It used to be that the healthy houses were the ones all the kids avoided at Halloween.  You knew which houses had the Snickers bars that you had to hit twice, and the ones that were handing out apples that you could definitely skip. Well nowadays, there are all kinds of healthy treats you can hand out while still enticing the kids to change costumes and make a second stop.  Here are just a few great ideas that will keep the moms and the kids happy on Halloween. * Try handing out snack foods like
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Fun Halloween Party Food Ideas

Fun Halloween Party Food Ideas | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Getting ready for a howling Halloween party this year?

Liven up your Halloween party this time around with some icky, but yummy party food.
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Easy Halloween Party Treat: Caramel Toffee Apples

Easy Halloween Party Treat: Caramel Toffee Apples | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Here is an easy and tasty Halloween party treat to try this year! Ingredients: 10 popsicle sticks 10 dessert apples, scrubbed and stalks removed 2 cups light brown sugar 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 3.5 tbsp butter 3 tbsp maple syrup 4 tbsp colored sprinkles for decoration Instructions: Insert a popsicle stick in the stalk end of each apple. Meanwhile, place the brown sugar in a saucepan with about ½ cup water. Gently heat and stir until sugar has dissolved. Bring to a slow boil, then add the vineg
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The Kitchen Witch: Witches’ Digit Cookies (Recipe)

The Kitchen Witch: Witches’ Digit Cookies (Recipe) | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
(excerpt from Andrew’s newest ebook: “The Kitchen Witch – A Large Portion of Eatable Spells Direct from the Hearth!” More info below the recipe)  The Kitchen Witch: Witches’ Digits Disturbing but Delicious Halloween Cookies  Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted but... http://www.momshearth.com/the-kitchen-witch-witches-digit-cookies-recipe/
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Teaching Children a Healthy Body Image - Top Tips

Teaching Children a Healthy Body Image - Top Tips | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Children pick up messages and habits as they grow. Through the media, their peers and their parents they learn about the world around them. This means parents have a very important role in the early years of their child’s life. You can help your child develop a healthy body image when they’re you... http://www.momshearth.com/teaching-children-a-healthy-body-image-top-tips/
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How to Make a Healthy Halloween Treats

How to Make a Healthy Halloween Treats | Home & Hearth | Scoop.it
Few holidays emphasize unhealthy treats like Halloween does! As Americans are getting more concerned about childhood obesity, many parents are looking for ways to celebrate this holiday without filling up on Milk Duds. Here are some ways you can make Halloween treats that look and taste... http://www.momshearth.com/how-to-make-a-healthy-halloween-treats/
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