Canning pepper onion relish. This pepper onion relish is made from a combination of green and red bell peppers and onions. It is slightly sweet and would taste great on a sausage or hot dog. Canning pepper onion relish. This pepper onion relish is made from a combination of green and red bell peppers and onions. It is slightly sweet and would taste great on a sausage or hot dog.

Have you ever heard of pepper onion relish? I thought it was worth a try. I never realized that there are so many different kinds of relish. Way back when people grew gardens and canned out of necessity, there were many recipes for different kinds of relishes you can make from a variety of garden…

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Thinking about growing potatoes this year? Here are some of my favorite tips for preserving and storing potatoes for the winter. Thinking about growing potatoes this year? Here are some of my favorite tips for preserving and storing potatoes for the winter.

Potatoes are one of the most versatile vegetables around–as well as one of my most favorite!  When stored properly, your potato crop will last throughout most of the winter. Here are some of my favorite tips for storing potatoes.   Facts About Potatoes   There are more than 80 varieties of potatoes.  The most common…

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I love attracting birds to my backyard. Where I live there are a lot of finches, nuthatches, hummingbirds, and wrens, and we even have a few doves that regularly visit our yard. There are many different types of bird feeders to choose from, and many you can make yourself. I hope you find yourself inspired…

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Four ways to creatively display your children's stuffed animals so that they will be organized and can be enjoyed the way they were always meant to be. Four ways to creatively display your children's stuffed animals so that they will be organized and can be enjoyed the way they were always meant to be.

Do your kids have a room full of stuffed animals that they just can’t seem to part with? One of my readers wrote to me and said that they had 105 stuffed animals they wanted to display. Here are some creative ideas for displaying them without having to get rid of all of them or…

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