Dehydrating fresh tomatoes and basil is a great way to preserve the harvest for use throughout the year. I like to do both at once, since my dehydrator has enough room, and the house smells amazing! Dehydrating fresh tomatoes and basil Tomatoes were companion planted with green basil, and they done producing for the season. … Read more
Hands down, one of the best ways to save money and have guaranteed availability, is to grow as much of your own food as you can. And yes, you can do it! Starting a small vegetable garden is easy! If you have kids, they will love to help and it’s such a great learning experience for … Read more
Thinking about starting a vegetable garden, but not quite convinced yet? Let me give you a nudge with my top 12 reasons why you need to start a vegetable garden this year. Once you start having your own garden, you’ll be hooked! In no particular order: Convenience It’s a produce stand right in your back yard … Read more
Various ways of saving money on groceries, including making a grocery list and sticking to it, comparing prices at different stores, buying in bulk, and purchasing seasonal produce. It also suggests taking advantage of sales and discounts, and planning meals around items that are on sale. Additionally, it recommends avoiding pre-packaged or convenience foods, which tend to be more expensive, and opting for generic or store-brand products.