I have been using Plan to Eat for over a year now to help streamline my meal planning process. And while I love using the Meal Planning App, there has been the occasional bump in the road, usually in...
These timeless decor items bring a sense of history and character to your living spaces and are almost always available at thrift shops.
Blue-banded bistro plates, red poinsettias, French Strip table linens come together for an inexpensive Casual Farmhouse Christmas Tablescape.
After watching the different seasonal $5 Goodwill Challenge hosted by Hilary of My So-Called home for the past year, I have finally had the time to participate! I joined in for the  Christmas 2017 edition of this challenge -...

Feeling Festive

It is that time of the year, again! The odd time right before Thanksgiving where I not sure if I should decorate for Christmas, or if it is still too early. It seems there are two camps: The ones...
The Ball® freshTECH Electric Water Bath Canner + Multicooker  is no longer on flash sale, I hope you were able to get one if this sort of canner would be useful for you, both my best friend and I grabbed...
Enjoy these pickled garlic scapes atop a salad, or as an addition to your relish tray. This hot water bath canning recipe is great for beginner canners.
Get your commode and bathroom clean and smelling fresh with DIY Bacteria Busting Bathroom Cleaner Spray, made with Castile soap, tea tree, and eucalyptus oils.
If you want to switch from store-bought products to safer homemade cleaners this guide will help you get the right start!
  6 Pantry Staples You Should Know How To Make From Scratch Do you know what I absolutely hate? Buying something at the store, and when I come home and put it away, realizing I already had that item.  It happens...
  Spring in Rochester It is no secret we love our lilacs here in Rochester! The city's collection of lilacs in Highland Park is world famous, even Martha Stewart has come to check out the blossoms during their peak in May....
  Growing up, every summer my family would pack up, take the 2.5 hour drive up North and visit my grandmother in Clayton, NY. The time we spent there made some of the best memories I carry with me today....
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Wisk60  #CollectiveBias I never aspired to be a laundry pro, but I am truly a self- proclaimed expert on this subject. I handle...
You know all those super pretty coffee stations all over Pinterest right now? Yeah, I wanted one. BAD. In fact I even bought a vintage buffet to refinish for my new coffee station.  I knew where I was going to put...
I am so excited to share this fun little Fall craft with you guys! We have loved making these No Sew Shirt Sleeve Pumpkins this week, they are just adorable! And they are just as easy to make as they are...
Apple picking, baking, taking a scenic drive to enjoy the foliage, there is so much to love about fall! Check out my 13 favorite fall traditions, maybe add a couple to your fall bucket list, and then I want...
    I am really starting to appreciate small batch jam making. We are just too busy lately for me to be able to devote an entire day to jam making and canning, and honestly, while it is nice to have...
  Does anyone else do a happy dance when you see fresh strawberries are finally available at local farm stands and farmers markets? Because the strawberry season is over in the blink of an eye, I don't mind putting in...
Thick and tangy, Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce outstanding on chicken or pork   I think rhubarb season is winding down, but I want to share this Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce with you just in case you have some you are still trying to use up! Rhubarb Barbecue...
I haven't posted many recipes lately, honestly, I have looked forward to cooking with seasonal, local ingredients so much nothing else has really inspired the process of creating an entire blog post. Luckily, a pretty bundle of rhubarb made its...
Hi! I’m Jennifer – a work at home, farmer's wife, mom to 3, living life in Upstate New York! I love sharing tasty recipes, easy do it yourself projects, and little stories of life on a farm in the Finger Lakes.

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