Our Garden this year was great and I was able to preserve much of our harvest. The best thing about gardening for me is the taste of your vegetables. There is nothing like it!!! Fresh carrots and tomatoes from the garden is the BEST! This year I grew lemon cucumbers, which I enjoyed much. Each … Continue reading The Taste of Fresh Food
Here at Pauper's Candles we are busy making candles and getting ready for our Seasonal Shows. It is always fun to start making our Fall and Winter Candle Scents!!! October is a great Fall month and it is all about the Pumpkin. We were given a pumpkin plant this year from a friend of ours … Continue reading Our Off Grid Business Pauper’s Candles October Candle Give Away Winner…
When my husband and I were living in a town of less than 100 people in Central Oregon, I tasted my first home canned dill pickle. To say the least, I fell in love with them. They tasted SO GOOD! They were "dill-y", had a great dill ping to them and the overall taste was … Continue reading How to Can Dill Pickles !!!
This year I had a great time harvesting my vegetables from my garden and preserving them for future use. This year I was able to harvest my Basil and make Pesto. I really love to make pesto and freeze it, so when I am wanting to make chicken pesto pizza, or any other dish that … Continue reading Making Pesto from Garden Fresh Basil
During this time of year, late Summer and early Fall, I am busy harvesting and preserving on our Homestead. Our own peach trees do not produce enough fruit to be able to can, so I have found a local organic orchard, where I can purchase my fruit and in this case, peaches. I love getting … Continue reading Canning Peaches on the Homestead 🙂
As I was making this video, I was processing pears. I thought to myself that it would be fun to incorporate what I was doing on the homestead with our homestead business Pauper's Candles and have our Spiced Pear Soy Candle be the candle to give our winner for the September Free Candle Give Away. … Continue reading Time to Announce Our Candle Winner for September from Pauper’s Candle Company
Have you ever thought to yourself, what do I do with this candle now that I have burned it? We say, "turn it into a drinking glass." All you have to do with your Pauper's Candle is clean out your jar and you have yourself a glass that you can fill with your favorite beverage. … Continue reading Turn Your Pauper’s Candle into a Drinking Glass!!!