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DIY Jewelry Organizer – Upcycled Dish Drying Rack

I’ve been wanting a jewelry organizer for a long time. Forever really. Trying and trying to find ideas on pinterest. But sometimes to find something that fits you, you just have to make it yourself. Add your own flare, sass, pizazz. My sass usually comes with a side of skulls. I don’t have a lot of jewelry …

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How to Cook Dried Beans and Store for Easy Meal Prep

I should have phrased the title ‘How to Cook Dried Beans and Store for Easy Meal Prep Minus BPA and save boat loads of money’, but I’m keeping it simple. 😉 I’ve been on a bean bonanza this week finally giving in to cooking dried beans. Not only did I soak and cook them but I …

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How to Make a Citrus Peel Garnish

This week I’m going to try to stay away from recipes as I know many of us are pepping and prepping for Thanksgiving Day celebrations. Today I’d like to share how to make a citrus peel garnish, it’s an easy but decorative way to add pieces of flair 😉 to your holiday side dish. This …

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How to Make Homemade Orange Marmalade

I’ve kind of never really been interested in making my own jam and preserves BUT we received some delicious Apricot Jam from my sister-in-law for Christmas which made me want to try making my own. Then more recently, I’ve seen many pictures on instagram from 2 lovely ladies I follow that can, dehydrate, and ferment …

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How to Make Raw Fermented Sauerkraut

  All of this could be yours…. Say goodbye to really good, but overpriced raw fermented goodness… Instead, say hello to, extremely cheap (after an initial lifetime investment), extremely delicious raw fermented sauerkraut… What’s that? You say you don’t like sauerkraut? Neither did Jeremy and now he’s addicted. When we have it in the fridge …

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What Do You Do With 10 Pineapples?

You might remember last week I was giddy over acquiring 10 pineapples for the low cost of $10. I just wanted to check back in and show you what I did with them, because now is the time to pay attention to the deals at your grocery store and farmer’s markets for the best savings. …

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How to Eat a Dragon Fruit

Meet Dragon Fruit (also called Pitaya). This beautiful exotic mistress of the fruit section. She’ll make your bananas jealous even though she’s just a once a year fling. It’s been a long time since I tried a new fruit and this one looked so good that I had to give in to its $9.99 price …

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How to Make Closed Pineapple Rings

I kind of feel like I have TOO many ‘how to’ cut pineapple posts, but oh well! Pineapple is delicious and depending on what or how you want to use it – it may help to have a variety of ideas in your resource arsenal. Also, as I’ve mentioned in each post, it is way …

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How to Keep Herbs Fresh | Counter Style

This picture is of my Mom’s counter and showcases her lovely fresh herbs. I was jealous that she could do this on her counter. If you have the counter space and enough glasses, think about doing this as a way to keep your herbs fresh. She has a glass of cilantro and 2 of parsley. …

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How to Replace an Excalibur Dehydrator Timer

If you’re like me it means you put off projects that you know you can do and I’m not talking like my Dad that may take 20 years to finish the kitchen renovation he started. I’m talking about knowing my dehydrator wasn’t quite working but just ‘hoping’ it would work itself out. Starting back in December, I …

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