Monthly Archives: January 2017

Super Bowl 2017 Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: If you’re planning to watch the big game with family & friends, we’re giving some lucky winner the opportunity to add some extra team spirit to their party with a fun Super Bowl Giveaway! The winner will get: Mixed Jar of Straws (48 straws) of their choice of team colors for  Patriots […]

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Food in Jars Mastery Challenge 2017

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It’s been a joy to see the tremendous response by so many preservers to Marisa McClellan’s Food in Jars Mastery Challenge! While her challenge has given well seasoned preservers another excuse to put things up or to branch out, it has also encouraged those who have very little preserving experience!   If […]

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Valentine’s Day

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We think these new Smooth-Sided jars from Ball are perfect for some Valentine’s Day fun. Fill them with treats to give someone sweet, or pair them with our Valentine’s Day straws and lids for a festive drink. We now carry over 40 paper straw designs/colors! From polka dots, to chevron, to hearts, […]

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It’s National Sugar Awareness Week!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: It seems fitting, as we’re leaving that holiday eating and last year’s baggage behind us and begin to focus on the little ways to make this year better! I was surprised at the number of people who’ve told me that they don’t make jam (or allow themselves to enjoy jam) anymore because […]

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NEW Smooth Sided Jars from Ball®

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We are giddy over these sleek new jars from Ball. The new Smooth-Sided Jar Collection offers a smooth face on three sides of the jar, with a minimized Ball logo on one side. We love it, because these new jars will accommodate a wide variety of labeling for preserves, increase decorating options […]

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We Just Added the reCAP Fermenter

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SHARE THIS PAGE: We added another useful tool to our fermenting products. Introducing The reCAP® Fermenter: an easy to use waterless airlock set for making ferments. It fits the pour spout of the pour caps  which means it can work with both regular mouth and wide mouth Mason jars! reCAP® Fermentation is different than some […]

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