The colorful, tall larkspur comes in a stunning array of colors. There's a certain magic in the garden when you see a majestic Delphinium in bloom. Delphiniums have long been a favorite among gardening enthusiasts and professionals alike, rising like verdant skyscrapers crowned with radiant … CONTINUE READING about Delphinium Decoded: A Comprehensive Guide to the Skyscraping Larkspur
In the Garden
How to Grow & Care for Strawberries in Pots or Containers
Once you master how to grow strawberries in pots, you will grow them forever. It’s that addictive. And with good reason. For one, nothing compares to the flavorful, juicy, fill-the-mouth taste that these delicacies are packed with. Strawberries are also rich in fiber, vitamin C, and other … CONTINUE READING about How to Grow & Care for Strawberries in Pots or Containers
How to Grow Dragon Fruit in Pots or Containers in 10 Easy Steps
Want a foolproof process on how to grow dragon fruit in pots? Then this post is for you. Well, you may or may not have heard of this delicacy before… Dragon fruit–also known as the belle of the night, pitaya, strawberry pear, or cactus fruit–is a product of the Hylocereus spp. (the dragon … CONTINUE READING about How to Grow Dragon Fruit in Pots or Containers in 10 Easy Steps
Clean Up Your Act
White Shoes: 4 Easy Tips to Clean Your Favorite Summer Footwear
White shoes are a favorite summertime footwear for many. They are extremely versatile, and you can match them up with any outfit. In the eighties, pairing white sneakers with denim was all the rage. Now, this eighties trend promises to make a comeback. But fortunately, you don’t have to compromise … CONTINUE READING about White Shoes: 4 Easy Tips to Clean Your Favorite Summer Footwear
The Best Way to Remove a Carpet Stain Quickly, According to Type
A carpet can be a beautiful part of your home décor and look impressive for years if well maintained. But let's face it--a carpet stain can happen in the blink of an eye. Besides staining, unstained carpets may collect dirt and other harmful microorganisms that can’t be removed even by vacuum … CONTINUE READING about The Best Way to Remove a Carpet Stain Quickly, According to Type
Castile Liquid Soap: 20 Wonderful Ways to Use It for Home and Body
Castile liquid soap may seem the latest can-do product on your household cleaning kit. But the truth is that it has been around for centuries—with its history dating back to the Crusades times. It originated in the Mediterranean region—Spain’s Castile area—before spreading to Europe, hence the … CONTINUE READING about Castile Liquid Soap: 20 Wonderful Ways to Use It for Home and Body
16 Fantastic Ways to Clean Your Kitchen With Lemon (Smells Incredible!)
If you want the freshest smelling home ever, skip the chemical lemony-fragranced commercial products and turn to the real thing. The humble lemon. This bright yellow fruit does much more than infuse your water or keep your fruit salad vibrant. In fact, you should try to clean your kitchen with … CONTINUE READING about 16 Fantastic Ways to Clean Your Kitchen With Lemon (Smells Incredible!)
Dehydrated Eggs (Powdered Eggs) in 6 Easy Steps
Dehydrated eggs, aka powdered eggs, are a simple way to store away a protein-packed food staple in a minimal amount of space. You will find them egg-ceptionally (pardon me!) easy to make, albeit the many steps do take many hours due to the dehydration process. Regardless of the time … CONTINUE READING about Dehydrated Eggs (Powdered Eggs) in 6 Easy Steps
Dehydrate Potatoes in Your Electric Dehydrator in 4 Easy Steps
You will be pleasantly surprised to find out exactly how easy it is to dehydrate potatoes. In fact, you can make this process happen in only four easy steps. I will grant you that they are very time-consuming, especially the many hours in the electric dehydrator. Why Would You Want to … CONTINUE READING about Dehydrate Potatoes in Your Electric Dehydrator in 4 Easy Steps
How to Dehydrate Healthy Apple Slices in 5 Easy Steps
With those still rising food costs--and economists predicting the grocery inflation to hang on for a while--you might be looking for ways to cut your weekly food costs. Who isn't, right? If you dehydrate apples when they come into season or when you can find them at a reasonable price, you can shave … CONTINUE READING about How to Dehydrate Healthy Apple Slices in 5 Easy Steps
5 Super Simple Steps to Dehydrating Cabbage
Cabbage might be among the easiest to dehydrate vegetables that we can share with you. Unlike many of the dehydrator projects we describe, it does not require any blanching and ice bath processes. That simplicity means that you can prep a nice big batch of this staple veggie and have it begin the … CONTINUE READING about 5 Super Simple Steps to Dehydrating Cabbage
Breads and baked treats
Pecan Bars: How to Make Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars in 6 Easy Steps
Pecan bars are so rich and scrumptious, but they can be somewhat labor-intensive to prep and bake. However, this recipe makes it easier by using a semi-prepared method. That's because you will use a packaged chocolate chip cookie mix as the base layer of the bars. About these chocolate chip … CONTINUE READING about Pecan Bars: How to Make Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars in 6 Easy Steps
Sourdough Biscuits: A Recipe for Fast-Rise, Buttery-Flavored Treat
Sourdough biscuits offer a tangy, rich alternative to an everyday favorite recipe. However, most sourdough biscuits--even the drop biscuits variety--require a long time for the dough to rise. Frustrated with the long wait time, I set out to find a fast-rising solution. After much trial and … CONTINUE READING about Sourdough Biscuits: A Recipe for Fast-Rise, Buttery-Flavored Treat
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6 Most Useful Small Electric Appliances for the Kitchen
Investing in a few small electric appliances can help you create and cook delicious meals and make kitchen tasks less overwhelming. Here, we'll talk about some of the most helpful tools you can add to your kitchen lineup. Microwave ovenFood processorCoffee grinderAir fryerRice cookerElectric … CONTINUE READING about 6 Most Useful Small Electric Appliances for the Kitchen
Vitamin C Serum: 7 Great Reasons to Add it to Your Beauty Routine
Vitamin C Serum could be the game changer you have been looking for to boost your skincare routine. If you battle dull-looking skin and you want a healthy glow, please consider adding this to your daily beauty regimen. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that helps your skin fight free radicals and … CONTINUE READING about Vitamin C Serum: 7 Great Reasons to Add it to Your Beauty Routine
Food Is Love
Plum Jelly is a delicious treat to make from a bountiful summertime fresh fruit. Learn how to make it and can it in a water bath canner.
Despite the ever-rising food costs, these five budget friendly dinner ideas can help you serve up healthy, enjoyable meals.
Have you ever wondered how to cut an acorn squash? This buttery soft squash has a tough exterior–this video shows you how to do it.
You can shred and freeze zucchini as you harvest it, packing it in pre-measured bags for convenient baking or cooking later. Here’s how.
Learn how to make Ranch Dill Refrigerator Pickles from seasonal, fresh cucumbers. They take less time than canning but last 4 to 6 weeks.
Bruschetta is a delicious, traditional Italian treat. You can make this dish, home-canned from garden fresh tomatoes. Here’s how!