Home & Garden

Entering Canned Goods in the County Fair

Each year, a local county holds its annual county fair. Many years ago, my mom, aunt, and I entered some things into the fair’s competitions. My mom entered some home canned pickles, my aunt entered some home canned zucchini relish, and I entered some amateur photography of flowers and butterflies, as well as a crocheted baby afghan. I do not…

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Family Fun

Visiting Some of Pennsylvania’s State Parks

The state of Pennsylvania contains over 120 state parks. One of the great things about these is their free admission! Some states surrounding Pennsylvania charge a fee to enter the park and use their facilities. Thankfully, Pennsylvania grants access to hiking trails, picnic facilities, beaches, and pools for free! Over the years, my family has visited about 15 different state…

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Realizing the Natural Beauty Around Us

This is slightly different from my other posts, but I thought something new might be a nice change of pace! The other day, I was driving home from grocery shopping. Since we do not live extremely close to any kind of grocery store, I only go shopping maybe once per week, sometimes even less. It forces me to really compile…

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Family Fun

Tips for Your First Kayaking Trip

Just over a week ago, we went kayaking with some friends of ours. We were going to be on a creek I was unfamiliar with and a lot of rain had fallen recently, so I was a little apprehensive! Kayaking is a very popular activity in our area. It may be more widespread than that, but my reaches don’t go…

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My First Yard Sale Attempt

This year, I decided to venture into the fun world of yard sales! Each July, our “town” has two days of community yard sales. I knew I had some clothes and cleaning products that I no longer had use for, so I decided to try to have a yard sale. My first very own yard sale! When I was young,…

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Home & Garden, Recipes

Homemade Fresh Salsa

I am so excited to be moved into my own website! Trying to get everything set up was an experience, to say the least! There are still a few things I need to adjust to my liking, and I am learning as I go, so thank you for sticking with me! So anyway, we had a picnic a few days…

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