What is in Your Herb Garden?

Herbs are perhaps one of my favorite plants to grow. They are easy, useful, and beautiful. They make the perfect addition to any flower bed or vegetable garden. I use fresh and dried herbs in many of the soaps, lotions, and salves that I make.  When any of us cook here we use very littleContinue reading “What is in Your Herb Garden?”

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Water Bath Canning vs Pressure Canning

Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. There really is no debate on which you should choose. There are somethings are safe to water bath can but everything can be pressure canned. Why can’t I water bath can low acid foods? My grandmaContinue reading “Water Bath Canning vs Pressure Canning”

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Did You Know?

Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. Did you know that you can start your garden even if you are on food stamps? Yes, any seeds or plants that are edible can be purchased with your EBT card. You can use containers andContinue reading “Did You Know?”

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Switching to Infused Oils

I have been doing research on essential oils vs infused oils a lot lately. I have come across several websites, one in particular that has inspired me, that explain the difference. There is also the cost involved in obtaining either one. I primarily use them when I am making homemade soaps, lotions, and other similarContinue reading “Switching to Infused Oils”

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