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There is always some urgency to stock up on winter storage crops in October while they are abundant and available. Be ready ahead of time! Learn how to harvest then store your fall produce the right way, right now.
In this time of social distancing, social activism, and social conversations about global warming, we have all been called to care a little (or a lot) more about our health, others’ health, and, somewhere along the way, our planet’s health too. One candle company in Virginia has been doing just that, one candle at a time using Jar Store’s candle jars. Their soy-based candles reduce the Earth’s carbon footprint and one tree is planted per purchase.
The Best Way to Store Honey and Slow Down Honey Crystallization is explored here. Honey is a staple in many kitchens and it’s a useful sweetener for foods and drinks alike. The great news about honey is that it never goes bad and it’s very easy to store. And even if your honey begins to crystallize, there are quick and easy ways to restore it.
Going back to school can still be fun for your children (and even you while creating this!) with a cool gift in a jar! It can also work as a great supplies holder by itself or a DIY school supply station, operating as an organizational set for a larger group of your little ones, or especially, when an art assignment around the kitchen or living room table springs up! Here’s how to organize school supplies at home.
Calling all pet lovers. National Spoil Your Dog Day is here! But we’re sure you already knew that. Indulge them with these dog-friendly strawberry banana smoothie biscuits in a DIY dog treat Jar! It’s quick and easy.
In honor of National S’mores Day, let’s talk all things s’mores from recipes to meal prepping for a campfire or day picnic outing with a bar station. Both s’mores parfaits and s’mores bar stations are quick and easy to accomplish!
Artisanal Candle Making: Shining a Needed Light on Human Trafficking & Lighting Up Brighter Tomorrows
Artisanal Candle Making with RE+NEW+ALL Candle, a Memphis social enterprise that helps trafficking survivor candlemakers find employment and solace. Each candle is all natural with 60-hour-plus burning times. Shining a Needed Light on Human Trafficking & Lighting Up Better Tomorrows.
How to Make a July 4th Backyard BBQ Layout with Glass Jars? How about some mason jar patriotic rice votives as patio table centerpieces, mason jar citronella candles to repel bugs, jello treats, and some staple sangria!?