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Name: Robert Matye
Date registered: November 30, -0001

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  1. Black Eyed Peas – “Hoppin’ Johns” recipe — January 2, 2016
  2. Butternut Squash Soup recipe — December 9, 2015
  3. Small Garden Wrap-Up — November 10, 2015
  4. Cheap Books at Thrift Stores — October 29, 2015
  5. My Power Breakfast — September 26, 2015

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Black Eyed Peas – “Hoppin’ Johns” recipe

A traditional southern New Year’s staple: they say if you eat a bowl of this you will have great bounties in the upcoming year. Well, I don’t know about that, but I do know that black eyed peas are delicious and ultra easy to make. Printed recipe below:

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Butternut Squash Soup recipe

Ahhh, the Holiday season is upon us, and winter is closing in. With the chill in the air, it’s the perfect time to make a soup made from winter squash.

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Small Garden Wrap-Up

We live in an outer borough of New York, so our backyard is small. So, in the small section of our yard, we took it upon ourselves to create a small vegetable garden back on Mother’s Day Weekend. We’ve tried to do this before, but the throw seeds in dirt and hope for the best …

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Cheap Books at Thrift Stores

As I’ve mentioned before, we’re giant fans of reading over here, and we think that having children read at a young age is very important. I threw out a challenge to take your kid to the library about once a week to get a revolving amount of books flying in and out of your home. …

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My Power Breakfast

The other morning, I winged a new breakfast item for myself. Not only was it delicious, but it filled me up to the point where I felt absolutely no hunger for hours and hours. One of the problems that I have is that I feel compelled to snack more than I should. Even though I …

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95 Year Old Pipe – DIY PLUMBING

Remember that time that I spent several days, flushing chemicals and buying useless tools until I broke down and used a plumber? This is NOT going to be like that. This is how I tackled the biggest home repair project of my life, and it only took a day! A BAD DISCOVERY My family and …

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To celebrate the release of Marvel’s Ant-Man ants have invaded houses all across the country. I’ve had an ant problem lingering on and off for the past year. I’ve used as many old wives tales as there are in the handbook that they give you when you become a Stay-At-Home Hero (written by Calvin’s dad …

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Here’s a super simple recipe that I did that utilized a family pack of chicken legs and thighs and oranges, with a side of garlic asparagus. It’s delicious, hearty, and only takes a few steps. The prep time was only a few minutes.

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Unnecessary Baby Products

The other day, our family ended up at Buy Buy Baby, a children products store owned by Bed, Bath & Beyond. I hadn’t been in there for a while, but we used to spend a lot of time in that place leading up to my daughter’s birth and the first year or so afterward. Anyway, …

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ShopRite Can Can – Yearly Pantry Stockup

Earlier this week, I said I would explain how I have a seemingly unending pantry of vegetables. The secret is now revealed. I went shopping in January. In four different trips to the store, I not only saved a ridiculous amount of money, but I also have enough canned vegetables, canned beans, canned tomatoes, coffee …

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