Lavender Fire Starter Bundles

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Enjoy sitting around an outdoor fire pit in the summer, but tired of smelling like you’ve been at summer camp for a month? Try tossing in a few lavender fire bundles, which will fill the air with a warm, fragrant lavender scent. The scent repels insects too! Lavender fire starter bundles work great in a… 

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Roasted Heirloom Tomato Pizza Sauce

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There are so many recipes out there for pizza sauce and this is my favorite for three reasons: 1. It’s super simple to make. 2. You just roast the ingredients then throw them in a pot and blend to finish. 3. It’s delicious. Roasting the garlic and tomatoes ensures that you get a sweet, rich… 

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Wildberry Soda Syrup

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I’m lucky to live where sweet, wild berries are abundant in the summer. Each year I head out to my favorite (secret) blackberry bramble and pick bucketfuls of berries that cost a small fortune to buy at the Farmer’s Market. Near the brambles are also huckleberries and Oregon grape, both of which are on the… 

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English Lavender Linen Sachets

English Lavender Linen Sachets

After moving into our new home, I discovered we inherited a giant mature English lavender bush. Now that summer is in full swing here in Oregon, the lavender bush is overflowing our driveway. Instead of just pruning the whole bush back, I decided to do something fun with all the blossoms. I used to think… 

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Saturday Sips! Flavor-Infused Bloody Marys

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Tomatoes are in peak season right now, so we wanted to take advantage of the harvest with a twist on the oh-so-popular Bloody Mary cocktail. Spicy, flavorful and full of color, Bloody Marys are the perfect adult-beverage to ease the seasonal transition from late summer to early fall. One of the best things about this… 

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Pickled Blackberries

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A few weeks ago, my friend Lindsay and I went out to my grandma‚Äôs to pick blackberries. Blackberries are my all-time favorite berry and I came home with 12 pints! I made a pie and some delicious blackberry syrup. While looking for other ways to use up my precious berries, I came across this recipe… 

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