Embracing the season of harvest

It's the busiest season right now, but it is the best season! Explore the blog for harvest season goodness.

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With the rise of grocery store prices, finding ways to make your own ingredients at home for cheap is a major win! When I was creating my preserving plan for this year, I honestly never thought about canning diced tomatoes. Homemade tomato sauce and tomato powder were my priority. It wasn’t until I was waiting […]

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How to Can Diced Tomatoes (Easy Canning Recipe)

Autumn, Canning, Homesteading, Preserving

I am so excited to share my new recipe for this year’s fall simmer pot with pumpkin spice! It is such an easy pumpkin spice simmer pot recipe that I know you will love! I am obsessed with all fall scents. Once the first few leaves start to change, I am embracing harvest season to […]

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Easy Pumpkin Spice Simmer Pot Recipe for Fall

Autumn, Clean Home, Thanksgiving

Fall is upon us, and with it comes the crispness in the air, the vibrant colors in the trees, and the wondering feeling of cozy evenings by the fireplace. It’s the season of fall festivities, where we gather with loved ones to celebrate the harvest and create cherished memories. And what better way to elevate […]

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Autumn Apple Crisp | Fall Mocktail Recipe (Non-Alcoholic)

Autumn, Drinks, The Rooted Table

Introducing a new blog series called “Beautiful Tech!” I’ve been wanting to share beautiful desktop and mobile backgrounds for a while now, but just never got around to it! We are starting this series with September! The inspiration for this background was harvest season and the stunning beauty of sunflowers.

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September Wallpaper Download | Harvest Sunflower


There are so many different types of tomatoes it may be difficult to figure out which variety is best for your needs! If you are interested in canning and preserving your own food, their are certain things to look for for the perfect canning tomato! They type of tomato can make quite the difference in […]

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The Best Tomatoes for Canning (Easy Tomatoes Sauce Recipe)

Canning, Dinner, Homesteading, Preserving

It’s that time again – back to school shopping! Some love it, some hate it, but I have found a way to make back to school shopping easier on your wallet. Simply invest is quality and key pieces. Quality can be a little more expensive but it’s worth the investment over and over again for […]

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Boys Back to School Capsule Wardrobe | H&M Roundup

Autumn, Simple Living

I feel like I’ve been living under a rock! These toys from Hearth & Hand are the most beautiful pieces I have ever seen! Snag some of these from the collection for a little one’s birthday or if you are doing some early Christmas shopping. These pieces are perfect for those that like to focus […]

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Hearth & Hand | Beautiful Gifts For Kids


What do I love more than gardening?! Anything fall! When the fall items start to trickle out early August, I am ready for fall candles, cool nights, and cozy living! My home decor style has evolved as I have gotten older. Instead of decorating with fake red leaves and bright orange pumpkins everywhere, I like […]

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2023 Target Fall Home Decor Must Haves

Autumn, Home

When it comes to preserving strawberries, preserving methods such as making strawberry jam, freezing and making pie filling can easily come to mind. But have you considered dehydrating strawberries?! 8 Reasons to Dehydrate Strawberries Extended Shelf Life: Dehydrating strawberries significantly extends their shelf life. By removing most of the water content, which is the primary […]

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How to Dehydrate Strawberries For Long Term Storage

Dehydrating, Homesteading, Preserving, Summer

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