Mason Jar Herb Garden

Summer|Tips|DIY
Grow Fresh Herbs on your Windowsill! I love having fresh herbs on hand to cook with - and this year I made a mini Herb Garden using leftover Mason jars from canning I did earlier in the year. This is an easy DIY project you can do yourself, and you'll... Read this post

The Easy Way to Can Corn

Summer|Salt|Side Dish
  Did you grow corn in your garden this spring and summer? Well, harvesting your crop at just the right time is important to maintaining flavor and crispness of the corn. According to the National Gardening Association, "Corn is ready to be picked... Read this post

Homemade Apricot Syrup Recipe

Summer|Butter|Sauces, Spreads, and Dressings
I have an awesome apricot tree in my yard and this year it is just loaded with apricots. I love to make use of my apricots as much as possible. I make fruit leather, dehydrate my fruit, make smoothies, I have canned canned apricots, made homemade jam,... Read this post

Gardening & Raspberry Jam

Summer|Sauces, Spreads, and Dressings|DIY
Garden Tips & Tidbits: Turning your Harvest into Jam! My garden is going through a raspberry explosion!! Remember when I showed you how to prune raspberries earlier this year? Well, here are my raspberry bushes now...and HEAVY with delicious... Read this post

Better than a Box Brownie Mix

Desserts|Salt|#StayHome
One easy way to save money is to make your own mixes instead of buying the ready made ones at the store. This takes less than five minutes to put together and saves time and money!  I figure this large batch of brownies costs me about $0.50 to make... Read this post

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

Salads|DIY|Ketchup
I love to make dressing from scratch. It's so easy my kids love to help. What a great way to get them started in learning how to cook. We love thousand island not only on salad but on our hamburgers to. This recipe can be altered to also be Fry Sauce.... Read this post

It’s a JAMBEREE in Our Kitchen: Simple, Healthy Paleo Recipes

Clean Eating|Breads|DIY
 You asked for a few of our recipes and we will oblige. But 1st we're going to answer a few more pressing questions: Yes, I'm wearing a pencil in my hair. It's a Dora the Explorer pencil to be exact and therefore is very stylish. It's what... Read this post
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