Canning Recipe for Peach Salsa

peach salsa recipe

Canning Recipe for Peach Salsa For the last three summers, Cathy and I have jumped into the world of canning. We started off small, just doing applesauce and sliced peaches. Last year we experimented with peach salsa. It was fabulous! We have also canned pickles, peach jam, blueberry jam, apple butter, apple pie filling and apple jelly in the past. It is so delightful to have these goodies in the middle of winter! Last weekend, I went to purchase the peaches for our peach salsa. I originally ...

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25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels

Ways to Use Coffee Filters

25 Ways to Use Coffee Filters Instead of Paper Towels For those that have read my articles before, you know how important saving money is to me. I am all about being frugal and cutting corners where I can while still living comfortably. So when I hear about a frugal tip I just have to share them with you! Have you ever heard of using coffee filters instead of paper towels?  I know it sounds crazy, but it totally works AND saves money!Q I have mentioned previously how we have gone to cloth ...

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How to Start a Vegetable Garden

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

How to Start a Vegetable Garden Creating and maintaining a vegetable garden really cannot compete with the convenience of my local grocery store, so I am hard pressed to consider it a viable option. I feel like I am probably not the only one who wants to dive in, but is unsure how to get started and what to plant where and when. I cannot be the only one who is clueless and needs a breakdown on how to have a green thumb for dummies like me to be able to get started. Can I? ...

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How to Save Money by Using a Calendar

Learn How to Save Money by Using a Calendar

How to save money? Read these Money Saving Tips Did you know that using a calendar is a money saving tool that you can use and one of the best ways to save money? We all have on, in fact, you have a calendar on your phone, computer, and possibly a paper one. If you want a paper one, there is a free paper calendar in this post. The truth is you are most likely wondering how to save money using a calendar. The first thing I want you to do on your calendar is put events that are going to ...

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How to Score Designer Gifts for Yourself

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Freedom for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tips and Tricks on How to Score Designer Gifts for Yourself What if I told you my favorite designer purse didn't cost a thing? No, I didn't steal it. It was a gift from myself. What if I told you I like to use my Chase Freedom card to earn rewards for myself? One way to achieve financial success is to spend your money more effectively. It is imperative to use your rewards to your ...

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How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free

How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free

How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free Tips on How to Save Money When Eating Gluten Free After being diagnosed with chronic lymes disease and babesia I decided to change my diet to that of gluten/sugar/dairy free, you can read my story here. It's quite heavy on the budget so to sustain my Gluten Free Diet I became more and more interested in making some of our staples rather than purchasing them. I've become a pro at making our own almond milk and coconut milk, almond butter, jelly, and ...

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Tips for Table Gardening

Table gardening is a great way to garden without a lot of work

Tips for Table Gardening What is table gardening? That is the question you may be asking right now. Well it is exactly what it sounds, you have a wooden table that is designed to be able to plant a small garden in it. It stands a little taller than waist high so it is easy to tend. There is a large basin that holds all of the soil. A table garden should come with a liner and dividers so you can plant several different vegetables. This is the Garden Table we purchased. It was so easy ...

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How to Organize your Home on a Budget

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of DollarTree. However, these are my real messes and my real solutions for how to organize your home on a budget. My $11 Home Organization Project My Real Advice Gal tip when it comes to home organization is to just start. Start somewhere and start small. Personally, when I am facing a big job and I just don't know where to start I can get overwhelmed, then I shut down, and decide to pretend the job doesn't really need to ...

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How to Save Money on Beef #KnowYourBeef

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post courtesy of The Motherhood and Beef It’s What’s For Dinner, but all opinions expressed are 100% mine. How to Save Money on Beef Have you noticed just how much grocery prices have risen? It seems like everything I buy for my family has gotten more expensive. I try to add a variety of different foods and vegetable to each meal, but beef has always been a family favorite. We love burgers, steak, meatballs, pot roast, pretty much anything made with beef is ...

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How to Budget Money

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How to Budget Money I'm sure all of us wants to learn how to save money but fact is it's not easy. There are times that you're able to save a few bucks but some expenses will come and you need to pull out that money you saved. Learning how to budget money is not easy at first but once you make it a habit, you will be successful. Tips on How to Budget Money 1. Give yourself a reward. If you stay on budget for three months, you totally deserve a reward! So, plan for it... stay on track... ...

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