How to skin a chicken

This week has been chicken butchering week for me. Unlike most people who leave the skin on and pluck feathers, I skin the chickens that I butcher. It is so much less messy in my opinion. I also tend to remove the skin before cooking, so it saves an extra step in the kitchen by

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Best Pregnancy Pillow Pattern – Coming up!

As I was looking at my blog traffic today, I came across a search of how to make a pregnancy pillow. I’ve heard about these strange looking contraptions, so I did a little research to find out more about them. WOW! I NEED ONE! As I’m in my 30th week of pregnancy right now, getting comfortable seems

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The Nursing Sling

   As I am pregnant and due with our 6th child in December, I can’t stop thinking about what else I need to make or get before baby gets here. We aren’t sure if we’re having a boy or a girl yet, so many of my projects are going to have to wait.One thing that

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How to sew adult diapers

How to sew Adult diapers If you or anyone you know has to wear disposable protection for incontinence (depends, tranquility, poise…etc), then you realize how expensive of an endeavor it can be to control the problem. Of course it is an apparent need, so why not “go green” and sew your own reusable adult cloth

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Nursing Pillow – Do you need one?

Do I need a nursing pillow? What type should I buy? This is often a question that people ask when they are getting ready to have a baby. If you have never nursed before, you might wonder if you will even be able to….and spending an extra $50 on a nursing pillow doesn’t sound likely.

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What type of baby sling to choose

When choosing a baby sling carrier, many people can only afford one…so it makes them have to choose between a wide variety of options. On a side note, if you are able to sew, we have a Baby sling sewing pattern package that includes the main 4 types of baby carriers so you won’t have

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Cloth vs Disposable diapers – Cost break down

Looking at the differences of Cloth vs disposable can be a daunting task. Here, you have information regarding cost differences that might blow your mind. Feel free to spend as much time staring at the screen as you need. 🙂 We’ve all had that “Oh my gosh” moment. Cloth Diapers -Cost Approx $120 One Time

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How to clean dish covers

Caring for Dish Covers is easy peasy  If you haven’t yet, you are getting ready to sew a stash of adorable dish covers…and you’re starting to wonder if it’ll be worth it because you have to wash them…and how do you wash PUL anyway? Routine Put a cover on a dish & it gets dirty

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How to wash cloth diapers

Caring For Cloth Diapers Is Easy If you’ve researched cloth diapers at all, you’ve probably run across dozens if not hundreds of suggested washing “routines.”  Some are simple, and some are so complex it seems like you’ll be spending an entire day washing! SOILED DIAPERS 1. Rinse solids off in the toilet. I use a

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How to make a “no sew” diaper cover

 In my passion for cloth diapering, I have conjured up another idea. If your baby isn’t a heavy wetter, why couldn’t you make a fleece cover for daytime use? Try it! It hardly costs a thing and you don’t even have to sew it.  Supplies needed:20×20″ piece of fleece. The thicker the better. If you were going

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