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Laying Up Treasures (and a recipe for Roasted Green Tomato Salsa Verde)

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Laying Up Treasures (and a recipe for Roasted Green Tomato Salsa Verde)

  Today, I'm canning the last of the tomatoes from our garden. Steve picked all the tomatoes that were left so he could pull the plants and get the garden ready for next year.  We have lots of green tomatoes, so I'm trying a Roasted Green Tomato Salsa Verde (recipe below). Strangely enough, with canning as my project for today, my devotional  was Matthew 6:19-21.  “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal;  but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and...

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Encouragement from a Wishing Well Project

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Encouragement from a Wishing Well Project

Recently, I was asked to help with decorating for an outdoor engagement party.During a brainstorming session with the hostess, we came up with the idea of a wishing well. The guests would fill out cards with their wishes for the couple and drop them into the well.   It started out simple-just a few bricks and a bucket, but then I looked on Pinterest (does that happen to you?).  I found some pictures of wishing wells made from old tires, and a bigger idea started to form. We had a couple of tires we needed to get rid of.  I...

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Teapot Garden Art

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Teapot Garden Art

  Last month, we started clearing out our garage in preparation for a garage sale. In one of the cabinets, I found some teapots that had been forgotten. I remembered seeing where teapots were used as garden art, so over to Pinterest I went to check out some ideas. Using these ideas at inspiration, I created my own teapot garden art! I saved some of my favorites to this Pinterest board - check it out.  https://www.pinterest.com/jodeeschrlau/garden-ideas/repurposed-recycled-or-salvaged/   The teapot I choose to use had a chipped spout, so I didn't want to sell it in the garage sale. It was made...

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