Canning Pickles With Cucumbers From Our Garden! A Bucket List Day!

Canning Pickles With Cucumbers From Our Garden! A Bucket List Day!

Jason and I pickled 5 32 ounce jars of cucumbers from our garden this week.  It was a ton of fun. The experience was one of those full circle moments for us.  Back story - Jason and I first started married life together in a 1 bedroom apartment in Southern California.  In that one bedroom apartment [...]

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020. This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April 2020.  This is What Happened During the Pandemic As An Etsy Seller. 

I made over 300 sales in masks on Etsy in the month of April.  These sales could be a quantity of 1 or a quantity up to 10.  I would say I conservatively made to order about 500 masks in less than 30 days.  I am going to speak honestly here, I have had a [...]

Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

This week we had really great weather here in Southeastern Oklahoma.  The sun was shining all day and the weather was comfortable enough to wear a light jacket or a t-shirt with jeans.  A lot of this was attributed to the fact that the wind was low and it took the chill off with the [...]

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

The other day we were at Lowe's looking for supplies for a project in our queue and decided to look at mailboxes because we were in desperate need for a replacement.  We were getting an idea of what we would like and what was practical for living where we live and the weather we have [...]

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

One of the many great things about McAlester, Oklahoma is the insanely well priced Thrift and Antique stores.  Last week I shared with you my 3 Gallon Crock find at Treasure Trunk.  This week we decided to walk into a lesser known thrift store, Parent Club, where they have an abundance of product for seriously [...]