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    Homemade Maple Syrup<br/>

    While we prefer REAL old fashioned maple syrup like we used to get as kids when we grew up in New England, not everyone has multiple Maple trees in their yard, or time to boil sap into syrup for 20+ hours! So here's our favorite recipe for creating your own inexpensive Maple-Flavored syrup to replace the expensive corn syrup laden store-bought version. . .
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    How to make Homemade Ciabatta Rolls<br/>

    Ciabatta rolls are wonderfully crispy and chewy on the outside, but light and airy in the middle, offering larger holes which are perfect for mopping up the juice of stews and soups! For the inexperienced breadmaker, these rolls might seem overwhelming at first, but they're actually simple to make!
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    How to make Homemade Edible Playdough<br/>

    Sometimes when little ones play, they have a tendency to eat what they're playing with. As moms, we try to be in 10 different places at once, watching them every second, but things happen and they move quickly. Here are a couple of our favorite Edible Playdough Recipes. Dough recipes that won't hurt your little ones if they eat some or all of it!
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    Delicious flaky chicken pot pie loaded with tender vegetables, for a tasty comforting hearty meal the entire family will love.
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    Homemade Garlic Alfredo Sauce Mix<br/>

    If you like making your own homemade mixes and convenience foods, you'll love this instant homemade creamy garlic Alfredo sauce mix!
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    Delicious Make ahead Beef stew seasoning Mix for perfect beef stew every single time<br/>

    If you love a hearty beef stew, rich in seasonings and flavor, this simple homemade beef stew seasoning is for you! An enticing combination of spices and seasonings brings out the flavor of even the cheapest cuts of beef, stretching your food budget to the max.
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    Light, fluffy shortcake cookies with a hint of vanilla, bursting with plump juicy strawberry bits in each bite! These strawberry shortcake cookies make it easy to serve a mess free dessert to a crowd or at a picnic!
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    These Cheater Whoopie Pies aka Race Day Sammies are quickie snacks that are simple to make, offering rich dark chocolate flavor imparted with a vanilla enhanced sweetened cream cheese filling and can be made bite size or hand size depending on the party you have planned! Oh, by the way, they'll absolutely Melt in your mouth . . .
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    Grow your own Antibacterial Bandages<br/>

    It's no secret that our family adores growing various herbs for seasoning, but we also love them for their medicinal qualities as well. If you've ever been outside with your children while they're playing, chances are you've had to stop what you were doing and run inside for a band-aid because someone skinned a knee or cut a finger, etc. Here's a fantastic plant that you can grow around your home (as well as in the windowsill inside!) that is edible and works wonderfully as an antibacterial bandage. . .
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