U-Pick, I-Pick, we all pick tomatoes!!!

So my parents are in town and we decided to go to a upick farm for tomatoes…we walked away with 3-5 gallon buckets worth… After we got home it was time to wash, dry and sort them all… Then the fun began…we made 4 quarts and 2 pints of salsa… 7 quarts of spagetti sauce……

Homemade mouthwash

I am always concerned that I have bad breath. Not being able to smell I would always carry gum around with me or buy the expensive mouthwash and use it daily. I decided tonight that since I am learning to be self sustainable and more self sufficent, I needed to learn to make my own…

Beeswax LipBalm

I have been on a roll today with the homemade beauty items! My lips are always chapped so I decided to make some lip balm. I found an easy recipe for it on the internet (HERE)…Very simple ingredients and I happen to have beeswax that I purchased a long time ago for another project…Here is…

Death of my potaotes

So last night the weather man said small chance of rain in my area…so I wasn’t to concerned because it would water my garden… Since I was able to put together one of my raised garden beds yesterday and planned on transplanting most of the seedlings I thought it would be good.. I thought wrong…

Wonderful Weather For Everything Outdoors!

What an AMAZING day yesterday was to be outside. I was able to get so much accomplished! I was able to plant new seeds while wearing my trusty new garden apron I mentioned in a post before… I couldn’t decide which one to wear so I put both on a took pics…I still have one…

Crafting

I have all these wonderful thoughts of amazing crafts that I want to do…they always look great in my head but when I start them I’m like “what was I thinking?” I have a project that I wanted to do since I have TONS of spices..they dont all fit in the cabinet and even when…