Canning, Freezing and Preserving · Recipes

Dehydrated Frozen Vegetables DIY

I am interested in making those layered, meal in a mason jar soups to store in my pantry. I have been looking at some different recipes and the dehydrated veggies you can buy are expensive, so I decided to try making some myself. I bought some organic frozen mixed veggies from Aldi and let them… Continue reading Dehydrated Frozen Vegetables DIY

Instant Pot Recipes · Recipes

Homemade Almond Butter

I love almond butter and I make my own. I had some store bought not too long ago and it just wasn’t as good to me anymore. Homemade is so fresh tasting and it is not hard to make, it just takes a powerful blender and some patience. Here is how I make it. I… Continue reading Homemade Almond Butter

Canning, Freezing and Preserving · Recipes

I Canned Chicken In My Instant Pot Max

I have canned for years, but I’ve always canned foods that you could water bath can. If it involved a pressure cooker I was not interested. I guess I’ve always felt leery of using one. Well, I’ve been using my Instant Pot for sometime now, I’m very comfortable with it and I ended up recently… Continue reading I Canned Chicken In My Instant Pot Max

Canning, Freezing and Preserving · Instant Pot Recipes · Recipes

Instant Pot Turkey Stock from Carcass

Today I made Turkey Breast. We made the most delicious Turkey club sandwiches with it. I decided to make some stock with the carcass. I tried making it in the instant pot for the first time, it was so fast and easy and I didn’t have to babysit a simmering pot on the stove. I… Continue reading Instant Pot Turkey Stock from Carcass

Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

Here is a quick tip to remove old paint from old vintage hardware. Use a crockpot that you don’t plan on using for food. Add hot water and a squirt of dish soap. Place hardware in crockpot. Turn on high for a couple of hours. Use tongs to remove hardware and place on a towel.… Continue reading Removing Paint from Vintage Hardware/Cabinet Handles

Furniture · Furniture Restoration · Home Decor · Lake House Decor · Recipes

100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

My husband curb shopped this amazing antique cabinet. He knows I love to restore old furniture and thought I would like this piece...well...I LOVE it! We decided it would be a perfect piece for our mud room. We needed a place to put the things we grab on the way out the door. Hats, scarves,… Continue reading 100 year Old Antique Cabinet Restore/Refinish Before & After

Recipes · Working Pantry

Pantry Chicken Enchilada One Pot Meal

If Covid 19 has taught me anything, it is to have a stocked pantry! We all remember when the shelves in the grocery stores were empty and if there were anything available, there were limits on how much you could buy. That was a scary feeling to me and I'm sure to most of you.… Continue reading Pantry Chicken Enchilada One Pot Meal

Recipes · Working Pantry

Easy Homemade Corn Tortillas Gluten Free

This was my first time making tortillas and I could not believe how easy it was!! I will continue making my own. They are quick and so fresh. This is the main ingredient. Masa corn flour. I got it at Walmart and it was less then $1.50 for this bag! I bought this tortilla press… Continue reading Easy Homemade Corn Tortillas Gluten Free

Crafts · Dollar Tree Crafts · Recipes

Dollar Tree Pizza Pan Easter Religious Crosses Craft

This is a quick, fun Dollar Tree craft you can make for Easter. I made it from a round pizza pan, some craft paint, three wooden crosses, three bags of moss and flowers, all found at Dollar Tree. First I painted the pan. Two coats of the yellow and orange, blending at the line. I… Continue reading Dollar Tree Pizza Pan Easter Religious Crosses Craft

Crafts · Cricut Crafts · Home Decor · Recipes · Wood Projects

Wood Conversation Hearts Sign Valentines Day Decor

These are cute little Valentine’s Day signs I made. They are inspired by the little Valentine’s Day candy conversation hearts. I am new to using power tools so I haven’t been taking photos during the process for my blog, but these are simple and here is the supplies I used. 1x6 common board StainCricut vinyl… Continue reading Wood Conversation Hearts Sign Valentines Day Decor