I went to a honey farm recently and they had a small book on the history of the apron that i should have bought but didn't and now here i am wondering what that history is.. From what i discovered from various sources was … Continue Reading ››
Have you ever stopped to think how much you actually walk every day? We take dozens of little walking trips just to do errands and daily chores. Walking and Jogging is a way of life to some people more than others, it can improve fitness and trim your body. It can also be … Continue Reading ››
Food is a sin “Oh I mustn’t” “I really shouldn’t” “It will go straight to my hips”, I guess we are not encouraged to say, “Oh no, I couldn’t possibly, it would go straight to the production of skin cells, my nervous system and my toenail growth” According to diet law, ‘indulging’ or ‘giving in … Continue Reading ››
Concern about drug use during pregnancy has greatly increased in recent years as we have become more aware, that many drugs affect not only the mother who takes them, but also her unborn child.
The effect a drug has on a foetus depends upon many factors, including the nature of the drug, the amount taken by … Continue Reading ››
Since the first installment of this column, I've made a few changes to my "green" cleaning arsenal; the ammonia is long gone, vinegar is my new best friend, and my bathrooms just met Borax. I have an unopened box of washing soda on my shelf that I will add in eventuall
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This came up in a conversation with a friend, so I thought that I would share it with those of you who have young kids. I have used all of these recipes and they all work.
Colic and Restless Children
Can't get the little one to sleep? Have a colicky baby? Here's an easy recipe to … Continue Reading ››
Crib safety basics
If your crib is new and you purchased it in the United States, it had to meet safety regulations to be on the market. If it's … Continue Reading ››
Drawers and Closets
Use the following blend in drawers and closets, particularly where woolens and furs are stored.
Make sure the herbs are dried completely...then chop or crush them before blending;
4 … Continue Reading ››
225g (8oz) Raisins
160g (6oz) Softened Butter
160g (6oz) Soft B
160g (6oz) Plain Flour
150ml (¼ pint) Whiskey
1 tsp Baking Powder
Grated rind of 1 Lemon
1 pinch Salt
1 pinch Ground Cloves
225g (8oz) Icing Sugar
Juice of 1 Lemon
Warm water as needed
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C: 350°F: Gas 4.
Place the … Continue Reading ››
6 Small or 4 Large Eggs
135g (5oz) Mashed Potato
1 tbsp Chopped Chives or Spring Onion
25g (1oz) Butter
Salt and peppers
Separate the eggs.
Beat the yolks, adding salt and pepper to taste.
Whisk the egg whites until stiff.
Combine the beaten yolks, mashed potato, a squeeze of lemon juice and chives … Continue Reading ››
We always need new writers for HomeFront so if you think you can become a productive part of the HF team contact us with your idea’s. We also need tips, idea’s, recipes (with pictures you took), images of your children, information … Continue Reading ››