Lavender Bath Salts

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The thing I love most about my home is my master bath tub. It’s big and huge and lovely. Most Sunday nights I draw a bath to try and soak in the last bit of the weekend before turning in for the night. I love bath salts because they are designed to help relax tense… 

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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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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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Ginger-Mint Lemonade

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You wouldn’t think that mint and citrus would go well together. I mean, have you ever had a glass of orange juice after you brushed your teeth? Thankfully this recipe is nothing like that! The smooth and spicy sweetness of ginger syrup combined with muddled mint and freshly-squeezed lemons in a delight that must be… 

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Pickled Blackberries

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A few weeks ago, my friend Lindsay and I went out to my grandma’s 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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Homemade Blackberry Donuts

Homemade Blackberry Donuts

One of my favorite things to do with my oldest daughter in the summer is pick berries, especially blackberries. We’re lucky that some of our neighbors ignore their blackberry bushes because that means we reap the benefits of their abandonment. However, that also means that it becomes our job to make sure that those beloved… 

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