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Strawberry Margaritas with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Big, huge news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We have the permit for our house!!!!!!!!!

I can’t freaking wait to get started on building our house. I feel that this moment has taken forever to get to. 1,063 more words

Food And Drink

Free Food! Blackberry Season

It’s that time of year when I can go a few steps out my front door and pick a bowlful of blackberries for breakfast.  Our yard is pretty much a wild mess, and I vow to someday cut back or get rid of the blackberry brambles, but now is when my procrastination pays off.   192 more words

Food And Recipes

Mason Jar Projects: Foaming Hand Soap Dispenser

I’ve been obsessed with mason jars for years. My collection started during the planning of our wedding. Some came from Andy’s grandmother’s basement, others were picked up from yard sales, thrift stores and antique stores. 589 more words

DIY Decor

The Mason Jars of Summer

I might have been the last to know. Did you know? You know…that Wal-Mart was carrying quart sized, AQUA, Ball jars this year? They will definitely be the Mason jars of summer at our house this year. 134 more words

Fluffin' The Nest

Preserving the Seasons’ Best with Granny

I have such fond memories of my Granny’s kitchen. She could fry up a pork chop like no one else, and would bake a bubbling blackberry cobbler from the fruit we picked together out back. 641 more words

Ball Jars

Snail Mail & Rotary Phones

Yesterday, I was feeling crafty and created a note card. It’s blank inside for a personal message. The outside says Hello. (Sing it in your true Adele, no one in the car with you, way!) 379 more words

Jam It, Can It and Spread It

“The canning adventures continue…and it’s getting good. My skills that is!”

Silent Echo

The less fancy way of saying the next step is “remove the nasty tops of strawberries, rinse them off and start smashing them to pieces in mixing bowl with hulk hand power.”

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Off Grid Living