makin' a mason jar.

meals in a jar (just add water) keep for 5 years without refrigeration

How to vacuum seal without the fancy, expensive vacuums. Ziploc sells them at grocery stores for $4! For salad in a jar

Mason jar oil lamp. Didn't know these adapters existed.

DIY airlock for veggie fermenting. What to buy.

The canning season has come and gone, and we are all eagerly awaiting spring and getting ready for a new year of gardening. Perhaps you are dreaming of this season’s promised bounty while chowing down on some of last summers pickled green beans. Or perhaps you are desperately searching for that last mason jar of read more

Dandelion Syrup - much like honey, with vanilla notes

Did you know you have been storing your lemons the wrong way!!!!! It turns out there is a better way to store lemons that you probably have never heard of before. Click through to see how you should store your lemons the right way! #TheHacksOfLife AD

Instead of storing empty canning jars, fill them with water for use during an emergency.

Great tutorial on dehyrating eggs for later use from Poverty Prepping: Dehydrating Eggs

How to Can Water for Emergencies, Emergency Preparedness

How to make brownies in mason jars and how to SEAL THEM! (Once sealed, they have a shelf-life of up to a YEAR!)

This delicious homemade cranberry moonshine recipe is a great gift in a jar for christmas and makes a great cocktail at parties!

Acorns aren't just for squirrels. Native Americans ground acorns into flour and used the flour to make hearty stews and breads. Acorns (once properly prepared for eating – more on that later) are walnut-like, but have a unique flavor all their own: sweet, subtle, and earthy.  You can eat them as nuts, but I recommend going the Native American route and turning them into acorn flour.  Preparing the flour is a time-consuming process (three days).

Family Home and Life: Mason Jar Solar Light

Moonshine Still -just for knowledge

Mom with a PREP | How to process butter for long term storage. And GHEE - it is not by canning!

How to dry can, oven can flour to keep it bug free. - - Mrs. Dash Copycat Seasoning Mix. Hundreds of homemade mixes.

Looks like the perfect sippy cup for drinks on the boat!!