Cooking up a storm

I got a wild hair up my bootie tonight…Christmas is almost here and I adore this Holiday!!!  Its more about giving, loving, joy, happiness and all around caring for others…I have been making and canning for a few months making yummy gifts for my coworkers…jams, butters, sauces, caramels…you name it and I made it…I finally…

Homemade cleaner

I try to be frugal with as much as possible. Tonight I made cleaner with vinegar, orange and rosemary…ill let it steep for some time to get all the oils flowing, pour into a squirt bottle and walaa…homemade cleaner that makes the housr smell delish!!

Not so smart

Ive been outta comission some time now due to being careless and not practicing safety first…I cut the top of my finger off…I will however be back soon…  when I can cook again!!


So I have a lot of extra cranberries and decided to make Cranberry Apple Butter.  Super easy and totally delish!!!! Ingredients 4 BIG apples 1 12-ounce bag of frozen cranberries. (fresh is fine too) 3 sticks of cinnamon honey 1 tsp – (optional) cloves (optional) vanilla – 1/2 tsp (optional) Instructions Wash the apples well,…


First I want to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Sorry for the delay in writing this, but as everyone knows Thanksgiving Day is normally filled with family, food and fun. Being in the kitchen yesterday from 8am till probably 9PM sure takes a toll on someone. This year it was just my husband and myself,…

Homemade Bone Broth

There is nothing more delish than homemade bone broth! Not only does it smell good and taste good, but it is really good for your health. I love making it! It makes the house smell wonderful! Knowing that I can just pop open a can of broth any time that we might need it and…


I had seen on sevearl of my canning sites on facebook about people making caramel from sweetened condensed milk, so of course I decided to give it a shot. I bought 3 cans of sweetened condensed milk and poured them into a bowl. I then added about a teaspoon of vanilla and stired it up….

Homemade cough syrup

As my post before showed, everyone’s getting sick. So I also decided to make some cough syrup. I started with 1 lemon, 1 Mason jar (pint size widemouth), and several cloves of garlic.  Cut lemon into circles..add one to bottom of jar…layer cut up garlic, then lemon, garlic then lemon. Once you have a few…

Home made cough drops 

My family and friends have been getting sick like made crazy lately. About 3 years ago I learned how to make homemade cough drops with honey, coconut oil and cinnamon….since they had worked in the past, i decided to make them again…1/2 c coconut oil, 1/2 c honey and 1 TSP cinnamon…whip coconut oil in…

Fermented garlic 

So I keep hearing about people fermenting garlic in honey. Again, they say it has good healing properties. I decided I would try it and go from there. It’s very simple, With only 2 ingrediants. Garlic and honey in a jar. Who could ask for anything more simpler then that.  Fresh garlic, cut out all…

Fermented Cranberries

I saw a post in a rebel canning group im in about a batch of honey fermented cranberries. They say the probiotics are so good for you. I have suffered from IBS for a very long time and thought the probiotics might be good. When the berries are gone you’re left with this amazing syrup….

Strawberry Butter

So I had an over abundance of strawberries and decided I didn’t want strawberry jam so I decided to try strawberry butter. It was a lot of work and took 2 days in the crockpot. Even though it tastes really really good I don’t think I’ll do this again.