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Ball Jars, a decor must

Probably you have seen them… everywhere. In every wedding blog you read, on Etsy, in a vintage shop. The Ball Brothers Glass Manufacturing Company began manufacturing fruit jars in 1884 in Buffalo, New York, and they wouldn’t be thinking that their jars were going to be an iconic and emblematic item. 52 more words


Bits of This and That

Sometimes I wonder — “Is my decorating style country, shabby chic, rustic, primitive, traditional…..?” I think it’s a bit of all of those :)

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Admiration for the Makers of the Homemade Sauce

Guys, have you ever made your own tomato sauce? It is not difficult, but geez there are so many steps, well really it just takes so much time for such a small yield.  736 more words

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Fresh Start, and Fresh Stock

Well this poor attempt at a blog was well…sad. So, let’s try again, shall we?

We have a lot coming up in the next couple of weeks and I am excited to be sharing all of my projects and attempts at journeys in baking, crafting, and sewing. 308 more words

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Strawberry Jam

Although I’ve featured how to can/jar strawberry jam, I love it so much I wanted to do a quick blog about it again. This time, I wanted to encourage people to share their uses. 29 more words


Meyer Lemons Are Still Available!

I couldn’t believe it, but up until a couple of weeks ago, I could still find Meyer Lemons at my Green Grocer. Granted the price had gone up from $1.99 per pound, but for my Mother who is crazy for them, I think that it was worth it. 486 more words

At Home

Jam hats [tutorial]

Not too long ago, I went to my friend Jeannette’s bridal shower. I’d never been to one before, and I was pleasantly surprised: We drank mojitos, ate cheese and arranged flowers bought from the farmer’s market. 494 more words