Easy common sense tips for slashing your grocery bill. Learn what this mom of five has learned about saving money on groceries. Easy common sense tips for slashing your grocery bill. Learn what this mom of five has learned about saving money on groceries.

Frustrated with your grocery bill? Even the thought of spending a lot of time tracking grocery prices from store to store gives me a headache.  I know a lot of people who keep detailed notes of every grocery item they regularly purchase and routinely note the price fluctuations at the grocery stores they frequent. I…

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Easy recipe for blackberry muffins. Make homemade muffins from fresh or frozen blackberries. Easy recipe for blackberry muffins. Make homemade muffins from fresh or frozen blackberries.

It’s blackberry season! I love going to pick wild blackberries every August. There are lots of places to go pick blackberries around where we live. If you are lucky enough to get your hands on some fresh blackberries, you will definitely want to give these blackberry muffins a try. They are really good! Moist and…

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Canning pickled brussel sprouts. Everything you need to know to get started, including step by step canning instructions for beginning canners. Canning pickled brussel sprouts. Everything you need to know to get started, including step by step canning instructions for beginning canners.

Our family has been growing a garden for the past couple of years, and one of the vegetables we have enjoyed growing is brussel sprouts. All of my kids actually like brussel sprouts! Hard to believe, I know. I also enjoy making pickles every summer, and I recently saw a recipe for canning pickled brussel…

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Now that it’s summertime and everything is blooming, you might see some striped insects buzzing around your garden. But while yellowjackets may not be a welcome sight, honey bees should be. That’s because their presence is actually essential for our own survival. Did you know that we can thank bees for one out of every…

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Recipe for making and canning pickled cherry tomatoes. Add pickled tomatoes to pasta salads or eat right out of the jar! Easy recipe for beginning canners. Recipe for making and canning pickled cherry tomatoes. Add pickled tomatoes to pasta salads or eat right out of the jar! Easy recipe for beginning canners.

I love cherry tomatoes. I look forward to growing them in my garden every year. They taste so much better than store bought tomatoes.The only problem is that they don’t last very long, and if you don’t have a way to preserve them you can’t enjoy them all winter. These pickled cherry tomatoes are really…

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