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About Kendra at New Life on a Homestead

Kendra is a stay-at-home mom to four precious young ones. She spends her days homeschooling, cloth diapering, gardening, preserving food, caring for chickens and milk goats, cooking three meals a day from scratch, learning to become more self-sufficient, then blogging about it all! You can follow her daily adventures at newlifeonahomestead.com.

Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy

Chicken Fried Steak and Gravy

My hubby, bless his heart, he’s a real Southern, Meat-‘n-Taters kinda man. I could have a simple salad and be satisfied, but he lovesĀ a good, hearty meal for supper. Especially if it involves red meat and something smothered in gravy. … Continue reading

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Moist and Delicious Vanilla Cupcakes

Vanilla Cupcakes

Don’t be fooled by their blah-ness. These mini-cakes pack a tasty wallop! Four times a year I make cupcakes for my children’s birthday parties. For the longest time, I’ve always defaulted to my favorite whole wheat chocolate cake recipe. But … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Sometimes I get tired of making the same old desserts of pie, cookies, or cake. Lately, lemon bars have been my favorite go-to when I’m craving a different kind of sweet treat. I especially like to make these for potluck … Continue reading

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Lemon Balm Pound Cake

lemon balm pound cake

Before my lemon balm plant died back for the winter I scoured the internet looking for creative uses for this deliciously fragrant herb. I found an old-fashioned Finnish recipe for a lemon balm bundt cake, and was able to enjoy … Continue reading

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Braided Bread Machine Challah

Braided Challah

This is my absolute favorite bread recipe. My kids love to pull warm pieces from the loaf as it cools, and eat it just like that. It’s also amazing as a sandwich, delicious buttered and toasted with a little garlic … Continue reading

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