Monday, July 27, 2009

Carnival up ~ Edition # 106

Jennifer @ Quiverfull Family has the carnival up and ready to be read. You may visit here.

Quiverfull Family

Don’t forget to visit
Oak Hill Homestead next Monday, Aug. 3rd, for the 107th Homesteading Carnival! And remember to submit your blog article to the next edition of the homesteading carnival using the carnival submission form.


Monday, July 20, 2009

Life on the Homestead Edition - Carnival #105

Stephanie @ Stop the Ride has provided us with Carnival #105 ~ Life on the Homestead Edition. She has given us Tips and Tricks and stuff from the Garden as well as from the Kitchen. Head over to her site and get started on reading the carnival this week. Click here to get started with this week's carnival.

Next week Jennifer @ Quiverfull Family will be our host. You can submit your articles here. Thanks to all you faithful supporters. If you'd like to host a carnival please let me know.


Tuesday, July 14, 2009

#104 Carnival ~ "No Frills" Edition

Just wanted to let you all know that the "No Frills - I'm on Vacation" Edition of the carnival is now posted and ready to be read. I thank Shannon @ Mountaineer Country for keeping her hosting commitment even while on vacation. She scheduled to be a host for this date before she scheduled her vacation. She's awesome at keeping her commitment. Now with no further ado head to Mountaineer Country for your carnival this week.

Don't forget to submit your post for next week here. The host next week will be Stephanie @ Stop the Ride.

If your like to be a host please
email me.

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Monday, July 6, 2009

Carnival # 103 ~ Monday Morning Edition

Welcome to the Monday Morning Edition of the Homesteading Carnival. Why Monday Morning Edition? Because it is Monday Morning after a long holiday weekend and I'm as a college student cramming to get this out in time. By the Way Happy Birthday America. 233 years. Wow! Grab yourself a cup of coffee, that's what I have this early in the morning, or lemonade and let's get started. We have many entries which I thank you all for remembering to post during such a busy week last week.

We are living in a new digital and modern fast past world for your Homestead Digital and Budgeting needs check out these sites:

alland smith presents Options for Memory Card Packaging posted at Memory Card Packaging's Blog.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Budgeting Tools and Software Products in Lieu of Microsoft Money posted at The Digerati Life, saying, "Looking for better ways to budget? We provide some budgeting resources in our article."

Are You planning to remodel or sell the Homestead? For your needs in Remodeling and Selling the Homestead try these sites:

Chris presents Master Bedroom Decorating Ideas posted at Master Bedroom Decorating Ideas, saying, "Master bedroom decorating ideas."

GoByOwners presents How To Write Ads That Will Sell Your FSBO Home, Sale By Owners, Homes For Sale By Owner - FREE LISTINGS, posted at Sale By Owners.

For your Outdoor garden and Yard needs check out these sites:

Lara DeHaven presents Cucumbers posted at Texas Homesteader.

Candy Brun presents Create a Butterfly Garden | Candy's Garden Oasis posted at Candy Brun, saying, "Here is a post about creating a butterfly garden."

Health and Beauty tips are available at these sites:

Aparna presents Bleaching your skin? Follow these dos and donts posted at Beauty and Personality Grooming, saying, "If you are fond of bleaching, here are some points to keep in mind to make the maximum use of this cosmetic preparation.(A few tips about bleaching, the benefits of bleaching, precautions to follow while bleaching etc are mentioned in these posts: The wonders of cream bleach and How to apply cream bleach."

The Smarter Wallet presents 8 Weight Loss Tips and Weight Management Ideas To Battle The Bulge posted at The Smarter Wallet, saying, "Some ideas for managing your weight. Food choices are important!"

No Homestead is complete without some goodies from the Kitchen. Check out these sites for your Kitchen Goodies:

Make it from Scratch presents Mason Jar Peach Cobbler posted at Make It From Scratch

Accidental Huswife presents Fire Roasted Tomatoes posted at The Accidental Huswife, saying, "Thanks for hosting!"

Abi presents cherry coke salad posted at lighter side.

This concludes this edition of THC.
Don't forget to post an article for next week's carnival which will be hosted by Shannon @ Mountaineer Country.

Want to be a carnival host?
please email me. It is very simple to host a carnival. More information about hosting here


Friday, July 3, 2009

cherry coke salad

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Cherry Coke Salad

1 can cherry pie filling
1 & 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
1 can of coke, room temperature
2 small pkgs. cherry jello

Use large mold (bunt cake pan works well)

Mix pie filling, water and sugar. Boil mixture until it is no longer cloudy. (I generally boil about 5 min.) remove from heat. Add jello. Stir and cool. Add room temp. coke. will be foamy and frothy. Pour into mold and refrigerate until firm.