Homekeeping Haven: A Little House Christmas

Little houseDecember 19, 2013: Do you long for an uncomplicated, sweet Christmas celebration?  Do you wonder how Ma and Pa Ingalls created the beautiful Christmases that Laura wrote about in “Little House On The Prairie”?

Sylvia shares what you can do right now – today, to bring some of that Little House feel to your Christmas celebration. She shows you that long-term changes have to start after Christmas and go throughout the year for next year, but she offers small changes and neat ideas for making this year more special.Be sure to visit Sylvia’s website for more great ideas!


Real Food Living: A Few of My Favorite Things

ANK 2December 13, 2013: National Product Reviewer Vickilynn Haycraft shares some of her favorites when it comes to kitchen tools, gadgets and machines. To view all the products, pictures, links and reviews Vickilynn discusses, visit her web page here.

Homekeeping Haven: Homemade Holiday Gifts

rolls 2December  12, 2013: This week on Homekeeping Haven, Sylvia shares lots of homemade gift ideas that go way beyond Cookies In A Jar. Learn all about making Add-In Cookies, Orange Peel Candy, Pickled Green Beans, how to package gifts to make them special and much MUCH more!

Homekeeping Haven: Creative Ideas for Holiday Leftovers

chicken pot pieDecember 5, 2013:  Sylvia shares lots of creative ways to use those holiday leftovers including dressing, turkey, vegetable casseroles, broken pie crusts, cranberry relish and MORE!  This picture is of Sylvia’s yummy Turkey Pot Pie!

Real Food Living: The Essential Survival Guide to Medical Preparedness

Essential Survival BookNovember 29, 2013: Vickilynn is joined by Julie Behling-Hovdal of Essential Survival. On this episode, Julie and Vickilynn discuss Julie’s book, The Essential Survival Guide to Medical Preparedness. Tune in for great information!

Homekeeping Haven: Thanksgiving

thanksgiving 2012 004 smallNovember 28, 2013: Sylvia gives her best tips for Thanksgiving in a hurry!  She shares recipes, ideas for what to do on each day leading up to Thanksgiving and her famous Sugar Cookie trick.

Real Food Living: Healing Auto-Immune Disease

Essential Survival BookNovember 22, 2013: Join Vickilynn and her guest, Julie Behling-Hovdal of Essential Survival as they discuss natural, herbal and essential oil treatments for auto-immune disease.

Homekeeping Haven: Holiday Recipes


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November 21, 2013: Sylvia gives you two great pie crust recipes and tips for making, freezing and baking those crusts. She also gives you a few tips for making casseroles and other dishes ahead of time for Thanksgiving or any other big meal.


Real Food Living: Holiday Food Panel Discussion

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November 16, 2013: Join Vickilynn of Real Food Living for this special episode with guests Kristi Stone of The Mind to Homestead show and Diane Devereaux of The Canning Diva show as they discuss helpful tips for holiday foods. From preparing to dishes to take and dishes to make, as well as food gifts, this discussion will give you many new ideas to try!

Don’t miss the recipes discussed in this show!