Lilacs are arguably the most lovely, fragrant, and iconic springtime flowers. This post will share how to make a simple syrup to add fragrance and flavor to tea, cocktails, and more in short order. I will also explain why the syrup is NOT a pretty purple color. To celebrate this springtime fragrance, I have partnered […]
This post will show you how to crochet in 15 minutes. It will demonstrate how to make a slip knot, how to chain, and how to crochet a versatile, simple stitch. The best part? You don’t even need a hook. Read on for the tutorial, beginner, and you’ll be crocheting in no time!
Mason jars are hot, hot, hot on Pinterest, in stores, and in uses never dreamed of by their inventors. If you are interested in learning the history of Ball, Kerr, and Mason jars, the long and short of it is they are all very much the same jars now, but invented and popularized around the […]
In this post I will show how I put an old set of lockers in a place in my home lots of people wouldn’t expect and I’ll share how totally useful they are in what might be the busiest room of the house.
Canning 101: Everything You Need to Get Started Canning | This comprehensive post shares what tools are a must have, which ones you can skip, and what you can add to your wish list.
I love coffee. I love mason jars. I love things made in America. Maybe in that order. Enter the Portland Press by Bucket PDX, a mason jar French press, which makes damn good coffee in a mason jar, and, you guessed it, is made in the USA. Click through to learn how to make the […]