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Month: April 2017

Cheating Pickling Reuse

  Need a simple idea for pickling your own vegetables? The next time you have a jar of pickles or pickled vegetables, don’t throw it out. Save the contents in the jar. You can reuse the pickling liquid and spices. Once the jar is emptied of pickles, remove the lid. Place jar in microwave to heat up for 1-2 minutes.   Cut up whatever hearty vegetables you would like to pickle. I cut up whatever I had on hand in my refrigerator that day. Cucumbers, white and red onions, celery and carrots.     Fill up your jars with...

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Ants In A Log Bites

Print Ants In A Log Bites Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Yield: 30 Ingredients For The Ants Mix: ¼ Cup dates ¼ Cup water 1/3 Cup Raisins 1 ½ Cup Old Fashioned Oats 1 stalk of Celery, (cut into pieces to fit food processsor) 1 Tbsp Chia Seeds ½ tsp vanilla extract ¼ Cup flax seed meal ½ tsp celery seed For the Log Mix: ¼ Cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts 2 Tbsp flax seed meal ½ cup creamy peanut butter 1/3 cup puffed rice cereal 5 Tbsp water ½ tsp vanilla ½ tsp honey or...

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Sew a Bow Tie or Bow Tie Headband for Your Toddler

I had been searching for patterns for bow ties and headbands to make for Easter. I wanted to make bow ties to give to my nephews and niece for Easter and another headband for my little girl to wear for Easter as well. I thought it might be fun to give them all matching accessories for Easter. After looking for bow ties for little boys, I thought it would be fun utilizing the same bow tie pattern for the little girls headbands. I could not find any, so I made up a pattern. You too, can make matching toddler accessories for...

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