Category Archives: Gifting

Using Lavender in a Preserver’s Kitchen


SHARE THIS PAGE: We made Lavender Jelly with Pomona’s Pectin earlier this year and were happy with how easy it was and delighted in the color and flavor! It got rave reviews by many of the Farm Show attendees, who also thought it would be perfect in an elegant brunch spread or as shower favors. […]

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Low Sugar Jam Recipes and a Pomona’s Pectin Giveaway

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SHARE THIS PAGE: The makers of Pomona’s Universal Pectin are jumping into jamming season with a giveaway and we’ve partnered with them by adding some vintage style jam jars and an iLid to the prize pack. Enter your chance to win at the end of this post, or over at Pomona’s. If you aren’t familiar, […]

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Wholesale Paper Straws, Party Supplies, Inspiration for Summer Celebrations and a Giveaway!

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SHARE THIS PAGE: Just in time for summer we’re introducing tons of great new paper straw designs and new pricing! Plus great ideas, from Yesterday on Tuesday, for Father’s Day and 4th of July, not to mention TWO GIVEAWAYS! We now carry over 40 paper straw designs/colors! From polka dots, to gingham, to chevron, to […]

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Gift Ideas for Teachers


SHARE THIS PAGE: The school year is soon coming to a close, and we’ve been on the hunt for some fun ways to say “thank you” to the teachers who encourage our kids to love learning all school year long. Teacher Thank You Gifts Sweet Treats This Ice Cream themed teacher’s gift is the perfect […]

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Plum Strawberry Rosemary Jam Recipe


SHARE THIS PAGE: Adapted and contributed by Vivian Solomon, who was inspired by a recipe in The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook by Rachel Saunders, Plum-Strawberry-Rosemary Jam is a low-sugar cooked jam made with Pomona’s Pectin. Pomona’s Pectin contains no sugar or preservatives and jells reliably with low amounts of any sweetener.   Vivian says: “The […]

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How to Make a Terrarium


SHARE THIS PAGE: A few weeks ago we attended a terrarium class at Inglenook, a local coworking space for home, garden, and other creative professionals. We brought along a couple of our favorite large containers and took the time to focus on creating a sweet little contained garden to observe, tend and love. Staci Jasin […]

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How to be Earth Day Friendly Every Day


SHARE THIS PAGE: We’ve been sharing some Earth Friendly practices and products through Facebook and Google+ this month and thought we’d pull some together in one spot!  If you’re reading this, you’re probably already of the mindset that every day is earth day, but perhaps you’ll find something new. We aim to be as earth-friendly […]

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How to Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products


SHARE THIS PAGE: For some households, using homemade products for the home and for the body has been a long-lasting lifestyle choice as opposed to a trend that has intermittently taken the home-maker interwebs by storm.   Indeed, there are is a spectrum on this …many feel that they don’t have the time or don’t wish […]

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Introducing Ball’s Collection Elite Jars + a Giveaway


SHARE THIS PAGE: Our warehouse was a sea of BLUE this morning! We anxiously welcomed Ball’s newest line the Collection Elite® Color Series jars made with blue glass. We’re so excited that we are giving away a few cases of them. See the details at the end of the post. These beautiful blue glass jars […]

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Top 10 Reasons iLIDS are Really Intelligent Lids


SHARE THIS PAGE: Intelligent LIDS or iLIDS are a unique product that was invented by a Seattle woman who loves her mason jars, and like many of us, wanted a one-piece, non-rusting, reusable, non-leaking lid for everyday use. Many of us use Mason jars beyond preserving…packing Mason jar meals, blending smoothies, making iced tea concentrate, […]

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