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Homemade Mint Extract Recipe

Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own Homemade Peppermint Extract! This homemade mint extract recipe makes wonderful gifts. If you have a pressure cooker, I’ll even teach you to make...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Monday morning I woke up bright and early (per usual) and did a 15-minute bodyweight strength class. It was pretty good and I was feeling...

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Canning Peas {How to Can Peas}

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how simple Canning Peas can be. Having canned peas on hand means your favorite soups, stews, and side dishes can be ready in a flash.  As an Amazon...

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Creamy Healthy Coleslaw Recipe

This simple Healthy Coleslaw Recipe not only tastes delicious but it is easy to make too! This zesty no mayo coleslaw has creamy Greek yogurt and a touch of horseradish. As an Amazon Associate,...

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Scattered Sundays

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Happy Easter to those who celebrate! It’s a doubly happy day in our house because it is also Jack’s 12th birthday today! It’s hard to...

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Freezer Spaghetti Sauce

This delicious homemade Freezer Spaghetti Sauce is so simple to make and is made with common pantry staple ingredients. You can simmer it on the stove, or set it and forget it in a...

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Healthy Green Pea Salad

This Healthy Green Pea Salad couldn’t be any easier! It’s a simple make-ahead vegetable dish that is packed with flavor and uses frozen peas and Greek yogurt.  As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying...

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If you’re new around here, confessions is a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we...


Scattered Sundays

Happy Sunday, friends! Guess what? Our floating kitchen shelves are done. Done. DONE! And they are everything I hoped for. And so much more.