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20 Ways to use that Random Half Cup of Pumpkin

October 6th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Tips

Whether you’re in the canned or home-pureed pumpkin camp, sometimes you have just a little bit of pumpkin puree left over after a recipe. It’s too sad to waste even a half cup, especially if you took the time to roast your own, but sometimes it’s too difficult to think of ways to use every […]

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No Waste Food on the Go with Reusable Sandwich & Snack Bags {REVIEW}

September 19th, 2013 · 12 Comments · Green Living, What to Buy

Now that I’ve been using reusable sandwich and snack bags regularly for three years, it’s not even weird anymore. Every so often, I see myself through someone else’s eyes as I unzip a cloth bag full of trail mix or muffins, and I wonder what they are thinking. Since I don’t know that I’ve ever […]

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Monday Mission: Renew Your Efforts to Conserve Paper

May 6th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Green Living, Monday Missions

Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to think like a real tree hugger. Impact Ratings: Level of Commitment: Baby Steps It’s always been important to me to practice the first two Rs: Reduce and Reuse. They’re more important, in my mind, than recycling, and should always come first (and then recycling, of course). […]

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Use it Before You Lose It: 200 Ideas for Earth Day

April 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Green Living

I’ve always been a bit of a packrat. I’m working on reforming those tendencies, but it’s kind of a good fit with the “green” lifestyle, because in order to “reuse” – the second missive in the battle cry, “reduce, reuse, recycle” – you can’t be throwing everything away all the time. So I do still […]

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Welcome!  Meet Katie.

I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.