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Part 4: Winter Seasonal Produce Guide

With all the trees having shed their leaves and many plants dormant for the season, it may seem like winter is devoid of life — and seasonal fruits and vegetables. While the options certainly aren’t as plentiful as during the spring, summer or fall, you can still find a variety of produce available. Winter is […]

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Part 3: Fall Fruits and Vegetables by Region

Fall’s cooler, lengthening nights and transition from the hot summer days are a refreshing reprieve for many — and it is also the time to finally enjoy all the fruits and vegetables that were ripening throughout the summer. While you may no longer find raspberries, blueberries or watermelon, there is still no shortage of seasonal […]

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Part 2: Summer Seasonal Produce Guide

From BBQs and picnics to pool parties and warm nights, summer provides many options to enjoy being outside with friends and family. It also brings warmer weather that makes for ideal growing conditions for a variety of fruits and vegetables across the country. In the last post, we learned about the fresh produce you can […]

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Guide to Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables

When you buy in-season fruits and vegetables, you can enjoy peak flavor and save money. Seasonal, regional produce is often less expensive and more sustainable because it does not have as far to travel to reach your local store or farmer’s market. While you might associate autumn with squash and summer with juicy berries, other tasty vegetables and fruits […]

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How to Plant a Kitchen Herb Garden

From curious beginners to culinary aficionados, dipping your fingers — and your tastebuds — into gardening gives you freedom and ownership over your plate. It can also save you money, with the average home gardener cutting their grocery bills by nearly $500 a year. Home gardening doesn’t have to mean large plots of land and […]

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The Difference Between Cross-Stitch, Embroidery and Needlepoint

Machine embroidery, hand-embroidery, cross-stitch and needlepoint are all artistic ways of expression, but each form is very different, both in terms of final effects and the materials used. Below you will find valuable information on the differences between each of these crafting methods that hopefully that can help you decide which is right for your […]

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Nine Ways to Use Flour Sack Towels in the Garden and Kitchen

  Flour sack towels are great for soaking up spills and cleaning mirrors for a streak-free shine. They also make lovely napkins and can be decorated or embroidered for an individualized touch. The ways to use flour sack towels around the home are seemingly endless. For example, did you know you can use flour sack […]

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Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Flour Sack Towels

Flour sack towels have been used in households for generations for cleaning, cooking and other household tasks. Made from 100% cotton, these towels are extremely absorbent and lint-free, making them ideal for removing dust and soaking up liquids. Flour sack towels can be washed and dried in the washing machine, making them easy to clean […]

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Screen Printing vs Digital Printing

Screen printing and digital printing are two different printing processes. During the screen printing process, the image is turned into a stencil or screen. The screen is then placed on the fabric. Next, the printer swipes ink across the screen to transfer the image to the fabric. Digital printing does not require any screens. In […]

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Six Unique Ideas for Your Next DIY Baby Onesie

Whether you are expecting a bundle of joy or you’re looking for a unique gift for an expecting parent, DIY baby clothes are a fun way to celebrate a little one. Baby onesies are especially easy to personalize and turn into your own unique work of art. One of the best canvases you can choose […]

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