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5 Easy Annual Flowers for Beginner Seed Savers

What’s the easiest way you can make a dent in your gardening budget?  Saving seeds!! It’s so easy to save seeds from cut flowers and other annual flowers that you can use next year.  While some seeds require a little more know-how than others to save, I’ve compiled some of

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Delicious Maple Spice Crab Apple Butter

Do you have a favourite smell?  One that brings back all your favourite memories?  Of crisp Autumn days or happy times in the kitchen? If I could pick one smell, it would be crab apples. Their pretty red-pink might also win for best colour too.  I digress. Lessons in Crab

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The Cutest Fall Themed Edible Tic Tac Toe Game for Kids

Who doesn’t love a game of tic tac toe?  Keep the kids in your life entertained with these adorable fall themed edible tic tac toe desserts.  They’re perfect for a fall carnival, Halloween treat, or a fun Thanksgiving snack.  Not to mention its a good dinner table activity to keep

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Can’t get enough of everything pumpkin spice?  Me neither!  Call me basic, but once September rolls around I just can’t get enough of pumpkin flavoured goodies. These chocolate chip pumpkin muffins are sort of healthy, great for lunches and after school snacks, and just plain delicious!

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Quick and Easy Ways to Store Your Carrots Until Spring

There are six ways to store carrots for the winter: canning, freezing, pickling, dehydrating, cold storage in a root cellar, and refrigeration.  Do it right and you can easily supply yourself with carrots until Spring. Some of these ways take more time, effort, or resources than others.  I’ll go through

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How to Organize an Apple Pie Making Day

My childhood memories of both of my grandmas revolve heavily around apple pie.  Both of them always had tons of pies stored in their freezer, ready to whip out at a moments notice for company, or to send to a friend in need of encouragement. I’ve only managed this feat

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Money Saving DIY Boutonnieres for Fall Weddings

Autumn weddings are so beautiful.  However, if you don’t know a lot about flowers, you might initially think your floral options are limited.  Not true! I’ve come up with seven unique boutonniere options for your grooms that you can easily make for your wedding. You can grow your own flowers

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