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Farmhouse Antique Shopping Tips

Share on facebook Share Share on pinterest Pin Share on twitter Tweet I always loved going to my family’s old farmhouses in rural Tennessee and looking around at the things they had collected through the years. I dreamed one day of having my own farmhouse filled with my own collection of treasures. I love going antique shopping and finding the perfect thing to add to my collection.  But as a… Read More »Farmhouse Antique Shopping Tips

Emergency Food Prep Tips

What You Need To Stock Up On For Emergencies If 2020 has taught us nothing, it was that crazy things can and often WILL happen and we should all be prepared. From storms, Covid-19, and economic closings, to illnesses and earthquakes we need to be prepared to stay home safely and care for our families. A couple of years ago, while we were living in Seattle, we met some of… Read More »Emergency Food Prep Tips

Basic Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce My garden is still bursting with tomatoes, and I’ve made so much gazpacho, salsa, and bruschetta! But I still have a ton of tomatoes turning ripe each morning.  Now is the best time to start preserving those gorgeous tomatoes for wintertime use. How To Make Tomato Sauce From Scratch A basic tomato sauce is very easy to make, but it can take some time and effort. That’s… Read More »Basic Tomato Sauce

How To Sterilize Canning Jars

When you are learning how to do home canning, you’ll hear over and over how important sterilized jars are. That’s because they are what’s going to keep your food from going bad. However, you don’t need to sterilize your jars if you are going to water bath canning for longer than 10 minutes. So if your recipe calls for processing for longer than 10 minutes you are good to wash… Read More »How To Sterilize Canning Jars

Blueberry Lemon Jam

Sweet tender blueberries, tart fresh lemons. This is my favorite combination of sweet and tart. That’s why we decided to can a few jars of blueberry lemon jam and share that recipe with you. July is the best time of year to find fresh blueberries, strawberries, and tart cherries for canning. But year-round you can usually find blueberries in the grocery store. So this is a recipe you can make… Read More »Blueberry Lemon Jam

cannabis edibles

Cannabis Kitchen: Ways To Make Cannabis Edibles

Cannabis Edibles – Too Easy Not To Make At Home Mmm… edibles.  Happy Cannabis goodness is easy to make at home when you understand the process. Hey everybody!  I have a fun new guest blog post from the people over at Industrial Hemp Farms. They are teaching us everything we need to know to go from bud to brownies. Fair warning: This is only for adults.  And we are working… Read More »Cannabis Kitchen: Ways To Make Cannabis Edibles