DIY Seed Pots

I told you I bought seeds yesterday – and I’m hoping I’m not too late – but I already have some seeds left from last year (and may go buy some more this weekend).  But I have too many seeds and not enough of anything to start them in. Rather than go spend more money …

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Sprouts and Spring!

I ordered seeds. I know, I said I wouldn't. I lied. I want to garden, and knowing that there is a house in our very near future makes that urge even worse. I've come to terms with the fact that I'll probably still be in pots this year, but its okay, because they'll be in …

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Pullman Pans and Bread Making

When we were married a little over a year ago, one of the gifts i was given was an antique Pullman loaf pan. Don't know what that is? Basically a loaf pan with a lid - it makes homemade loaves into a square, long loaf more like traditional store bought sandwich bread. They got their …

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Productivity! Kitchen Cloths and Preserved Lemons

I spent some quality time today (okay, more like 30 minutes) making a few kitchen towels today. I really like the Three Bluebirds towel (I talk about it here) that the BFF got me at Christmas, but we're trying to save money, and the cost is just more than I am willing to spend. But …

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DIY Laundry Soap

About four years ago, I decided to try making my own laundry detergent. There were lots of reasons - because I wanted to save some money, and because I was curoious about whether or not it would really work, and because I'd been trying to go natural with so many things. Since then, I think …

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