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Yummy Apple-Blueberry Jam Recipe and printable tags and labels.
One to pin! A fabulous collection of a dozen delicious breakfast recipes from smoothies to oatmeal, croissants and casseroles, all shared at Project Inspire{d}
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Want to give canning a try? Don't be intimidated! It's easy, economical and fun. Here are reasons why you should try canning at home.
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Apple-Blueberry Jam

Yummy Apple-Blueberry Jam Recipe and printable tags and labels.

This post is sponsored by Ball® Canning Watch the live Can-It-Forward Day broadcast on August 1st from 11-4 And don't miss the Ball Mason Jar Celebrity Auction! Some amazing celebs have filled/decorated Ball Jars with the proceeds benefitting No Kid Hungry. Apple-Blueberry Jam Yields about 8 half-pint jars Ingredients 1 1/2 quarts of chopped apples (about 3 pounds) 1 1/2 quart of blueberries 6 cups of … [Read more...]

A Dozen Delicious Breakfast Recipes

One to pin! A fabulous collection of a dozen delicious breakfast recipes from smoothies to oatmeal, croissants and casseroles, all shared at Project Inspire{d}

A Dozen Delicious Breakfast Recipes Mango Overnight Oatmeal from Upstate Ramblings Glazed Croissants Recipe from Homegrown Families Summer Squash Breakfast Hash from Ramblings of a Small Town Girl Homemade Instant Oatmeal Packets from I Should Be Mopping the Floor Praline Pecan Pancakes from Crazy for Cookies and More Big Batch Coconut Oil Granola by Milo & Oats from Real Life at Home Chocolate Pineapple … [Read more...]

Why You Should Try Canning

Want to give canning a try? Don't be intimidated! It's easy, economical and fun. Here are reasons why you should try canning at home.

Why You Should Try Canning For years I had canning envy. Relatives and friends would give me delicious jars of jam or sauce, and I would ask them... Was it hard to can? How did you do it? And then I would feel intimidated as they described the process. I didn't know what some of the terms meant... water bath, headspace, processing time... huh?  I imagined you needed a ton of special kitchen equipment AND a degree in … [Read more...]

14 Must Have Salad Recipes

This is one to pin! A collection of must have salad recipes

14 Must-Have Salad Recipes Spiralizer Recipes You Need To Try from Home. Made. Interest. Broccoli Salad Recipe - Ruby Tuesday's Copycat from Sweep Tight Simply Salad Wraps from Home. Made. Interest. Summer Salad Recipe Series Columbia 1905 Copycat from Everyday Happiness by Julie Borm Broccoli Slaw Recipe from Saving Everyday Black Bean Salad from Bargain Briana Super Yummy Jalapeno Cilantro Cole Slaw from … [Read more...]

Can-It-Forward Day

Aug 1st, 2015 is Can-It-Forward Day, visit fresh preserving.com for all the details

Can-It-Forward Day Mark your calendars, Can-It-Forward Day is just around the corner! On August 1st Can-It-Forward Day will be broadcast live at FreshPreserving.com from the new state-of-the-art Jarden Home Brands headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. This fun event celebrates the joys of fresh preserving. I'm so excited to be one of four blogger ambassadors from across the country who will be sharing our  preserving … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer

DIY Crafty Desk Organizer Project by An Extraordinary Day, amazing upcycle projects for students as well as busy Moms

This project is from my wonderful friend Diane from An Extraordinary Day. DIY Upcycled Desk Organizer Wouldn't you like to get your desk or crafting table organized? Today I have a fun little crafting project that is easy and inexpensive to make. AND will be sure to give your space a little panache while corralling your necessary supplies. Plus... it's a great way to recycle those tin cans. I love how a humble … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d} #128

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Project Inspire{d} #128 Hello and welcome to Project Inspire{d}! It's fabulous to see you here. Here's what I've been up to: Basil-Garlic Tomato Sauce 25 Drinks in Mason Jars Now it's your turn... what have you been up to? Party Guidelines Thanks for joining me, Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl and An Extraordinary Day or this fun party. We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in … [Read more...]

25 Drinks in Mason Jars

A collection of 25 drinks in Mason Jars (for adults only, the drinks contain alcohol). Great recipe ideas for entertaining and parties.

25 Drinks in Mason Jars {For Adults Only} Please pin from the source, thank you! Watermelon Margarita from Yesterday on Tuesday Pineapple Upside Down Cake Cocktail by Pink Heels Pink Truck Sparkling Citrus Sangria from Lipgloss and Crayons  Homemade Limoncello from The Happier Homemaker Moonlight Margarita from The Shabby Chic Cottage  Tequila Blackberry Lemonade from Real Housemoms Make Ahead … [Read more...]

10 Chocolate Dessert Recipes

A curated collection of scrumptious chocolate One to pin: dessert recipes

10 Chocolate Dessert Recipes 10 Scrumptious Dessert Recipes for Chocoholics Extra Fudgy KitKat Brownies by Sweet & Savory Double Chocolate Chip Cookies by Cooking with Curls Homemade Hershey Chocolate Syrup Recipe by My Heavenly Recipes Kids Kitchen :: Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe by Study at Home Mama Double Chocolate Peppermint Brownies by I Should be Mopping the Floor Homemade Baked Chocolate … [Read more...]

Basil-Garlic Tomato Sauce

Delicious Basil-Garlic Tomato Sauce Recipe and canning tips.

This post is sponsored by Ball® Canning Basil-Garlic Tomato Sauce Basil-Garlic Tomato Sauce  This recipe is courtesy of Ball® Blue Book Guide to Preserving and Ball® Canning Ingredients 20 pounds tomatoes (about 60 medium) 1 cup chopped onions (about 1 large) 8 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup finely minced fresh basil Ball Citric Acid or bottled lemon juice PREP: Wash … [Read more...]