I bought a vacuum sealer for more effective freezer storage, so of course I had to try it today. The result? Looks like it works! *smile*
I have never complained to a store about their product. My mom has. My husband has. My brother has. But most of the time I just chill and deal with it. Or maybe write a rant on my blog and move on. **coughNintendocough** But, I can no longer say that as of today because my … Continue reading First Ever Customer Complaint
I've had a grow set up in my closet for the longest time for starting my plants inside in the spring. The other wall is food storage buckets, and there were cords EVERYWHERE for the grow lights. It was a tight squeeze, a mess, and I kept trying to clothesline myself with the cords. This … Continue reading Redoing My Closet Storage!
I pitted my first batch of cherries, and let me tell you, if you want an axe murderer costume for Halloween? Pit some cherries. They're tiny little Nanking cherries, and I found that squeezing the pit out one side was the easiest way to work with them, but about every tenth cherry would squirt cherry … Continue reading Cherry Pitting
Our freezers have been full for a while, and anticipating garden influxes, we decided that buying a good sized standing freezer would be our best option rather than try to fit another small chest freezer. We intended to trade the chest freezer it was replacing to my brother. I went to the nearest Menards on … Continue reading We Bought a New Freezer!
I had a TON of fun looking at end of the world bunkers with my brother and rating them based on practicality, design, whether the close spaces would incite violence, you know, the usual criteria. So far, my favorite is from Atlas Survival Shelters: The Pennsylvania. The image below is, of course, theirs and copyrighted … Continue reading End of the World Bunkers-R-Us
If you know me, you know that I hoard food. It's comforting, and I like knowing that if we lost out jobs we wouldn't starve for at least six months. But food needs to be cycled through, and I don't actually KNOW how much food I have, so I have begun: THE FOOD INVENTORY PROJECT! … Continue reading Count ALL The Things!