Category Archives: Simplifying

Pantry Revamp: Sourdough Bread Pantry Revamp: Sourdough Bread


Sourdough bread is a fermented food – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Fermented_foods .  I’m just beginning to learn about fermented foods and their health benefits.  From everything I’ve read, I can only improve my health by adding more of them to my diet. I am no scientist, but this what I’ve gathered so far.  Sourdough bread lasts longer than…
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Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple Refrigerator Pickles – Super Simple


I normally try and post about something garden related on Thursdays, but alas….. things are going downhill in the garden department.  We are descending into Arizona’s equivalent of winter….. but instead of snow and ice, we have hot and hotter. Today it was 108 degrees in the shade.  My chickens are panting on the regular…
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Pantry Revamp: Simple, Homemade, Whole-Wheat, Cheese Crackers Pantry Revamp: Simple, Homemade, Whole-Wheat, Cheese Crackers


The Pantry Revamp is a series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. I did a post early on in this series about replacing the goldfish crackers in my pantry with…
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Creating a Children Garden Creating a Children Garden


I know we’ve all done it.  You pinned an image on Pinterest – http://pinterest.com/lilhomesteader/ and thought to yourself, “Self – you are going to do that awesome craft/activity/recipe/diet/homeschooling-thing this week!  That is just too cool to forget about.  I just can’t live another day without doing that!” And then, lo and behold, the week ends,…
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Pantry Revamp: Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn Pantry Revamp: Cracker Jack Style Maple Syrup Popcorn


Today’s post on maple syrup popcorn is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week’s pantry revamp recipe is not for those who are…
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Pantry Revamp: Homemade Granola Bars Pantry Revamp: Homemade Granola Bars


Today’s post on homemade granola bars is part of the Pantry Revamp series here on Five Little Homesteaders.  To read more about it, check out the first post here.  To read all the posts in the series, click the “pantry revamp” label to the right. This week, I’m going back to the pantry and “revamping” an item…
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