Celebrate the arrival of fall with a delicious batch of pumpkin butter. If you make it in the crockpot, it’ll practically make itself. Here’s my recipe:
Come take a tour of my kitchen. It’s hands-down the most colorful and unique space in my home [Read more…]
Normally apple stack cakes are a ton of work, requiring you to make a billion cake layers, but I came up with a no-cook version that requires almost no work at all. If you can find 10 minutes in your day, you can make this cake. Here’s the recipe. [Read more…]
While we were out yard saling Friday, my husband mentioned that he’d like to stop by the scrap metal place to see if they still had a riding lawn mower engine they’d had the last time he was over there. The engine recently locked up on one of our riding mowers, and they had the same engine.
Now, that might not sound like an exciting outing to you, but I was all in. This particular scrap place started pulling out the good stuff that people bring in, and reselling it, instead of recycling it. And I love that. So much good stuff gets scrapped because people are desperate for cash, or simply can’t see the potential of an item. I like that they’re giving some of that stuff a second chance.
And we’ve gotten some pretty cool stuff over there. My husband rarely comes home from taking a load of scrap without having bought something. It’s an absolute treasure trove, and everything is priced by the pound, so there are plenty of deals to be had.
This week was no exception. They still had the motor that my husband needed for our riding mower. They stuck it on the scale, and announced that it was $45. It spins freely, so if it fixes our mower, that’ll be a real bargain.
But that wasn’t out biggest bargain from the trip. Nope. Not even close. [Read more…]
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My husband and I were headed home from a morning of curb shopping when he spotted a Little Free Library a block from our house! Do you know about these? [Read more…]