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Freezer Friendly Fruits and Veggies


Various fruits and Vegetables that are freezer friendly

Preparing foods ahead of time makes it possible for you to save money on your grocery bill. You can find fruits and vegetables on sale during the summer and into fall months when they’re in season and cheaper. It helps to know which are freezer friendly fruits and vegetables so you can plan ahead to fill your freezer. Not all fruits and vegetables will freeze well fresh from the garden. Fruits can often be frozen without much preparation but the same can’t be said about vegetables. … [Read more...]



The Perks of Owning Acreage

The Perks of Owning of Acreage

Count yourself lucky. Owning acreage of open land is a luxury few people in this world can have or afford.  With that amount of land comes a host of fun and plenty opportunity to knock yourself out. If you live on a healthy portion of open land, here are some ways to have some fun on these large, registered parcels and put them to good use. The Perks of Owning Acreage Paintball Whether you enjoy simulated scenarios or are just an enthusiastic weekend player, creating … [Read more...]


How to Choose Which Fruits and Veggies to Store

Title "How to Choose fruits and vegetables to store' in white font with a light teal background, 3 pictures on the right side of various fruits a vegetables that can be stored

An overabundance of fruits and vegetables from your garden means you may have a problem. What do you do with all the extras? Some of it you will want to eat right away, some you may want to share with others but some you will probably want to store. Do you know how to choose which fruits and veggies to store and which are best used in another way? No matter if you’re talking about fruits or vegetables, you want to purchase produce at the end of your grocery shopping trip. Choose the … [Read more...]


Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Fruits and Veggies

title in the foreground "Storing the Harvest, how preserve your fruits and vegetables" with a tan inlay, background 4 pictures (Roll of hay, carrots, a mix of fruits and veggies, wheat)

It’s that time of year again. You have a bumper crop of certain fruits and vegetables in your garden, someone has shared their bumper crop or you’ve made a trip to the local farmer’s market or fruit stand. The question becomes what do you do with all of it? Here are some ideas for storing the harvest. Consider these ways you can preserve your fruits and veggies for use later in the year. Dehydrating This is probably one of the first methods to store food for future use. Consider … [Read more...]


Top Restaurants in Wolfsburg, Germany

Are you in the mood for a Renaissance-inspired romantic evening, a high-class dinner in sophisticated style, or a casual night out with friends and family? Some of the best restaurants in Wolfsburg, Germany, offer all these options and more. Check out some favorites to decide where you want to eat your next meal out. 1. Schlossremise Located at the Castle Wolfsburg, Schlossremise is the perfect dining option for anyone who wants to experience a true Renaissance castle. Housed in what was … [Read more...]


The Importance of Looking Out for Your Own Health

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Good health is something that is often taken for granted. However, many people who aren’t able to enjoy the perks of living a life free of illness can attest to what a gift it is. In light of this, learning to take care of your health is something that you should try and take seriously. For one, doing so could improve your life expectancy as well as the quality of your life. Getting healthy may be hard to do at the initial stages, but if you work at it, you’ll find that it gets easier with … [Read more...]


Top Road Trips for Families in the US

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When you think of road trips in the USA, the chances are that your first thought is Route 66. That’s no real surprise, as the route is one of the most famous driving dreams the world over. However, America offers a lot more than just one road trip option. The fact is that there are numerous spectacular drives on offer here, and some of them make the ideal getaway for those families hoping to experience something a little more exciting and liberating than theme parks and crowds of tourists. If … [Read more...]


5 Preventative Measures That Protect You from Unexpected Home Repairs

The worries don't immediately end for a home buyer once you're moved in. Unexpected home repairs can be a hassle to fix and a real pinch on the purse strings. While you may rely on your insurance to cover you, issues that can be addressed through early detection could fall under the cracks of your homeowners' insurance coverage. But it doesn't have to be that hard. Home repairs around these main areas of the house can be easily prevented with a little maintenance. Foundation All good … [Read more...]


10 Money Saving Uses for Your Toaster Oven

4 food pictures in the background of some of the Money Saving ways for uses of the toaster oven (Chicken nuggets, chicken, pies, and pizza). Foreground a tan insert with the title

Preparing food in your toaster oven not only saves you time it also saves on your energy bills.  The average oven takes approximately 20 minutes to preheat to 400 degrees.  The average toaster oven takes less than half that amount of time.  Because the capacity space is smaller in a toaster oven, your food will be sizzling hot and ready to serve in approximately ¾ of the amount of time it would take in a regular oven.  Over time, this saved time amounts to a good bit … [Read more...]


Flooring Options That Matches Your Household

picking the correct flooring for your space

Like houses, flooring options come in many styles. You have your choice of everything from classics, like hardwood and carpeting to newer types of flooring, such as bamboo and eco-friendly tiles. Just browsing the many flooring options from Allen TX can be time-consuming, especially if you aren’t sure where to begin. Thankfully, the professionals at Wraps Studio have put together this guide to the various types of flooring. With it, you’ll know some important basics of each. Hardwood … [Read more...]


3 Ways Automation Can Simplify Your Everyday Life

bluetooth speaker

Wouldn't it be so nice to come home from a long day at work to a house that already knows what temperature your house should be, what rooms to light, and whether to play music or a podcast? Luckily, these features are readily available with smart devices and their accompanying services. You can make anything happen without leaving the comfort of your couch. Finances, scheduling, shopping, and many more tasks can be automated. There are a myriad of devices and appliances available with the … [Read more...]


Family Vacation Ideas

Family Vacation Ideas

It’s not always easy to decide where to go and what sort of vacation to have with your children. They will get bored looking round museums and art galleries, and if they’re on the beach they’ll want to play, not leave you in peace to soak up the sun! On the other hand, many parents would be terminally bored spending all their time at a soft play center or amusement park. How do you make sure the adults and the kids all have fun on your family vacation? Have a conversation Start … [Read more...]


Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies

title in the foreground "Storing the Harvest, how preserve your fruits and vegetables" with a tan inlay, background 4 pictures (Roll of hay, carrots, a mix of fruits and veggies, wheat)

It’s that time of year again. You have a bumper crop of certain fruits and vegetables in your garden, someone has shared their bumper crop or you’ve made a trip to the local farmer’s market or fruit stand. The question becomes what do you do with all of it? Here are some ideas for storing the harvest. Consider these ways you can preserve your fruits and veggies for use later in the year. Storing the Harvest: Ways You Can Preserve Your Fruits and Veggies Dehydrating This is … [Read more...]


Tips to Encourage Heart Healthy Habits In Your Child

With so many kids spending their free time indoors these days, a simple home garden can do wonders to get the family outside. A family garden teaches responsibility, curiosity, and generosity.

Heart health, is it related only to adults or elderly? Certainly no! The modern-day lifestyle today increases the threat of heart risks even in young children and early teenagers. Health disorders such as obesity and heart risks are increasingly found in the present age children because of the unhealthy and extra-sophisticated lifestyle that they are exposed to. The excessive love towards their children, sometimes, makes parents to give them high comforts which cause serious health … [Read more...]


How to Stay Comfortable All Summer With Allergies

Bee on a flower

Summer is almost here, and with it, the seasonal allergy triggers that plague 50 million Americans every year. Sometimes, seasonal allergies seem unavoidable, but this summer, it is possible to get ahead of the game and keep your symptoms to a minimum.  Keep an Eye on Pollen Levels Technology is a wonderful thing. While once upon a time not so long ago, people had to take their chances with pollen, we can now check the pollen levels on our devices from the safety of air-conditioned … [Read more...]


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