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Keeping Your Kitchen Clean While You Cook

It is a hard task, I know. My kitchen is the most used room in the house and it’s the hardest to keep clean. Keeping your kitchen clean while you cook … [Read more...]

Creating Kitchen Workstations

So many things go on in the kitchen at the same time, it can get confusing. Creating kitchen workstations can keep it from being chaotic and … [Read more...]

Storing Canning Jars, Lids, and Rings

It's a bad day in the world of canning when you pull out your stored canning jars and find that little critters have made a home in them. I … [Read more...]

How to Write a Recipe

Have you ever gone through grandma’s recipe box and tried to read her recipes? If your grandma is anything like mine, this can be a difficult task. I … [Read more...]

How to Put Together a Recipe Binder

Saving treasured recipes, passed from generation to generation is a wonderful tradition. As my parents and grandparents get older, I see the value of … [Read more...]

Homemade Laundry Detergent Powder

 Making homemade laundry detergent powder is super convenient. It takes up less space than the liquid homemade laundry … [Read more...]

Make a Home Management Binder with Your Daughter

Why a Home Management Binder? There are three things I want to give my daughters as they leave our home to live on their own or to get … [Read more...]

Getting Ready to Can

There are a few things you need to do when getting ready to can. After you follow these steps, the next step is to place your jars of food in a … [Read more...]

Making Syrup for Canning Fruit

Making syrup for canning fruit is a pretty simple task. You can make it as sweet or not sweet as you like. You may also choose to can fruit … [Read more...]

Drying Clothes On a Clothesline

Why Clothesline Drying? Sitting here, reminiscing about the past. I remember watching my grandma hanging her clothes out to dry on her clothesline, … [Read more...]