Preserve your garden produce at it's finest and explore the growing popularity of home canning. People everywhere are rediscovering home canning as a practical and enjoyable way to savor their garden goodness and flavor throughout the year. Below is just one canning recipe to create delicious pickles from cucumbers. Explore a new pickle canning recipe every year that you alter to your tastes.
14 Simple Tips for Staging a House to Sell
The time has come that you have reached a place in your life where it is time to move into a bigger space or maybe downsize into a space that is less work and more manageable. Make sure you create an irresistible home that will attract all kinds of buyers with our 14 Simple Tips for Staging a House to Sell.
Cabin Fever Cures: Kitchen Concerts
Play time is essential to a healthy, happy child. Winter blues can make play time a little bit more difficult. Let your children try this easy and fun activity to let their imaginations run wild and create beautiful music!
Cabin Fever Cures: Sock Puppet Home Theater
No matter where you live, there are times when everyone can start to feel a little stir crazy during those long Winter months. Try our Cabin Fever Cures for quick ways to have fun with your family!
If you're a creature of habit when it comes to cardio, it may be time to mix things up. Why? Doing the same workout time after time is a surefire way to sabotage your fitness goals. Start the new year with a new routine with these tips from Tempo Fitness.
College Bound Checklist
Starting college or moving into your first apartment can be as exciting as it is be intimidating. Right now, you may be trying to figure out what you need to bring along with all the other things you need to finish before you go. Let Blain's Farm & Fleet help! We can help you with planning tips and a checklist of everything you need for your first trip to college or your first apartment.
Eat, Drink and Stay Healthy
It can be difficult to balance the desire to stay in shape and enjoy sweets and treats during the Christmas season, so we developed 10 rules for healthful holiday eating. Here's how to enjoy luscious treats and a healthy profile.
Halloween How To's
Halloween can be one of the silliest and most fun celebrations of the year. Halloween safety is about making sure kids are safe in their costumes, safe on the street, and safe around strangers. Halloween safety is also about making sure Mom and Dad have a fun and safe night too. Follow these Halloween safety tips to make sure your little goblins enjoy the spookiest night of the year.
Mason Jar Wedding Ideas: Delicious Peach Butter Wedding Favors
We love the idea of giving away wedding favors in mason jars so much, we've created a whole section dedicated to it! Brides to be all over the country are filling these decorative mason jars with jams and spreads to give to their wedding guests to take home with them. Jen F. of Nashville, TN was kind enough to share her recipe with us here! Thanks Jen!
Mother's Day Gift Basket
Mother's Day is the one day of the year dedicated to mom. Give her a gift she can really use - a gift basket designed with relaxation in mind. Let Blain's Farm & Fleet help you be Mom's hero this Mother's Day!
Mother's Day Gift Idea: Scrapbook in a Jar
Giving a meaningful gift is easy with a little imagination and Ball canning jars. Decorate to fit any personality and fill the jars with mementos or candies that will mean everything to the person you're giving the gift to. Our Mother's Day gifts in canning jars are perfect for the Mom in your life.
Plan the Perfect Graduation Party
Every year, millions of kids walk onto a stage and accept a diploma for their academic achievements. This is usually followed the biggest party on the block. Make sure you have everything you need to prepare yourself for an unforgettable graduation party.
Practical Wedding Gifts for $30 and Under
He bought a ring. She bought a dress. Your friends are going to the chapel and they’re getting married. Now what are you going to get them for a gift? You want to give your friends a wedding gift that they will love and use but sometimes your budget may not agree. Here’s a couple of wedding gift ideas that your friends will be sure to want without having to break the piggy bank!
Small Ways You Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
Don’t you wonder what condition we will leave the world in when we are no longer here? What our kids will see when they are our age? What will be left when their kids are grown? Not many people can afford to replace their roofs with solar panels or rush out to buy a Hybrid vehicle but you can make small changes to start living green now.
Things To Do On a Winter Staycation
With the excitement of the holidays over and it feels like winter weather is here to stay, are you suffering from a case of the winter blues? You wish you could escape to a warmer climate but you need to stay close to home. Here are some fun ideas for a winter staycation to spend with your family.
When It Comes to Being Healthy, a Little Goes a Long Way
Are you saying to yourself, “I need help with exercise”? Starting out a workout regime is great way to stay active and healthy. However, too many people start out full of the greatest of intentions and goals only to become dismayed and give up early on. It’s called working out for a reason! Exercise takes hard work and dedication, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a strenuous chore.