Soup Recipes

Butternut Squash Soup 1 ½ medium onions, chopped 5 cloves garlic, chopped 12 cups vegetable broth 6 cups butternut squash, cubed (use either fresh or frozen squash) 5 carrots, chopped 5 stalks celery, chopped Salt and pepper to taste If you want to spice up your soup add some Italian seasoning and/or red pepper flakes […]

Holiday Cookies, Gingerbread Cookies, Soft Oatmeal Cookies, Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies 6 cups flour 1 cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed 1 cup dark molasses 1 egg ½ cup water 1 teas. vanilla extract 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. ground ginger 1 teas. ground nutmeg 1 teas. ground cloves 1 teas. ground cinnamon Sift the […]

Chicken with Apples, Creamy Chicken and Rice, Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken and Sausage

Chicken with Apples 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 sweet apple 2 ½ teas. olive oil 1 ½ teas. garlic salt 1 teas. pumpkin pie spice 1 ½ teas. chopped dried tarragon 1 Tbsp. black pepper Slice the chicken breasts into ¼-inch strips. Peel, core and thinly slice the apple. Heat the olive oil in […]

Spiced Nuts, Oyster Cracker Snack, Peanut Butter Popcorn, Chex Snack, Chocolate Saltines

Spiced Nuts 3 cups pecan halves ½ cup butter or margarine ½ cup sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ginger ½ tsp. nutmeg 3 Tbsp. sugar In a large bowl combine the cinnamon, 3 Tbsp. sugar, nutmeg and ginger and set aside. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the […]

Include Some Audience Participation When Speaking In Public

One effective way to capture the attention and hold the interest of your audience when you are speaking in public is to get someone from the audience up on the stage with you.  Have the person from the audience interact with you in some way before you start your actual presentation of the program. When […]

Cleaning Crystal Jewelry

Some people are timid about cleaning their crystal jewelry.  They are afraid that the jewelry will lose its luster and beauty if it is cleaned incorrectly. Crystal jewelry is also associated with healing.  Crystals are said to possess healing powers which help the body to strengthen and rejuvenate. It is important that your crystal jewelry […]

Living With A Two-Year-Old

If you are living with a child about to turn two years old be prepared for frustration.  You have heard of the “terrible twos”.  This really is true.  It is not just a saying. Your life changed when you became a parent a couple years ago.  It is now going to change again dramatically for […]

Following A Low Carb Diet Can Be Easy

Following a low carb diet is one of the most popular diets among the many diet fads available.  People following a low carb diet have found that eating a high protein diet is more filling than a diet of fat and carbohydrates.  As many people have been drawn to this style of eating, many companies […]

Focusing And The Law Of Attraction

Sometimes when you want to attract something you become obsessive in your focus on that particular desire.  Whatever it is you desire is not happening fast enough.  Things are moving much too slow. You may write and post affirmations trying to attract your desire.  You may develop tapes to listen to while you sleep to […]

The Pressures of a Home-Based Business

Many people like the idea of working for themselves and not having to report to a boss.  They think having their own business will provide lots of freedom and they will not have the pressure associated with corporate work. Being an entrepreneur and running your own business will require long hours if you want to […]