Homemade Fig Preserves

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Fig Preserves I have been wanting to make fig preserves for many many years.  My obsession with making fig jam or homemade fig preserves started over 10 years ago when I bought a self pollinating brown turkey fig tree.  If you have ever planted a fruit true you know it takes a few years for […]

Ball Green Heritage Canning Jar Giveaway {5 Winners!}

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New Ball Green Heritage Canning Jar Giveaway Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Jarden Home Brands Have you seen the new Ball Green Heritage limited edition canning jars yet? No I bet you haven’t because they are not even available to the public yet. But because you are a Flour On My […]

Blueberry Pepper Jam Recipe | Jam Maker Recipe

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Blueberry and Poblano Pepper Jam  Jam Maker Recipe One of my favorite jam recipes  is blueberry jam. I love plain blueberry jam or a mixed berry jam using strawberries and blueberries. Along with my love of berry jam I also have an obsession with the sweet and spicy flavor of a fruit and pepper jam. […]

National Can-It-Forward Day 2013 and a Ball Prize Pack Giveaway

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National Can-It-Forward Day August 17th, 2013  Ball Prize Pack Giveaway   Let’s Celebrate!     National Can-It-Forward Day 2013 This year National Can-It-Forward Day will be August 17th. Are you ready? How are you planning on celebrating? Are you canning some fresh fruit and veggies from your garden? If you are I am jealous. It […]

Win a Ball #HeritageBlue Jam & Jelly Maker Prize Pack

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Win a Ball #HeritageBlue Jam & Jelly Maker Prize Pack   Have you figured out yet that I am in love with the new Ball Heritage Blue canning jars? Well I am actually in love with all things Ball if the truth be told. I’ve been canning for about 23 years now. Ball has always […]

Easy DIY Chalkboard Labels

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Easy DIY Chalkboard Labels   Ever  since I bought a quart of chalkboard paint I can’t help finding new ways to use it. I currently have a couple of diy chalkboard paint projects in the works. Some for me and some for the grandkids. These DIY mason jar chalk labels are so easy to make. […]

{Closed} Ball Heritage Collection Giveaway

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Ball Heritage Collection Jar Giveaway 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the first true “Perfect Mason” jar by the Ball brothers. Have you seen the limited edition Ball canning jars yet? One lucky reader will win a case of these beautiful blue limited edition canning jars. Do you collect vintage mason jars?     I do and I […]

Ball Jam & Jelly Maker Recipe| Sweet Cherry Vanilla Jam Recipe

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Sweet Cherry Vanilla Jam Recipe Have you ever made a Sweet Cherry Vanilla Jam?  If you are lucky enough to live where the cherries are aplenty I advise you to print this Sweet Cherry Vanilla Jam recipe out and tape it somewhere that you will not forget about it when the cherries come into season!   A […]

Quick and Easy Spring Canning Jar Toppers using Cupcake Liners

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 Quick & Easy DIY Spring Canning Jar Toppers using  Cupcake Liners   The strawberries are fresh, plump and ripe here in Florida this month. I mentioned in my strawberry filled cupcake post that Florida is the Winter Strawberry Capital and  that I couldn’t wait for the strawberries to start  hitting the produce section for a […]

Ball Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker Pina Colada Jam #canning

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Ball Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker Pina Colada Jam #canning Disclosure: I received a Ball Automatic Jam & Jelly Maker along with some other canning supplies to help me write this review. Have you tried the Ball Jam and Jelly Maker yet? It is perfect for easy small batch jam and jelly making. If you already have […]