How to Freeze Apple Pie Filling

This year has been hot and dry. While that meant my cucumbers didn't survive (along with a lot of other produce), my watermelons didn't even make it through June, and everything resulted in a small yield, it also meant that harvest had come early. Which means I had apples ready to go when it was…

12 Ways you can Live a More Environmentally Friendly Life

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. I'm not a vegan. I'm not even a vegetarian. I wear leather. I drive. I drive a truck. I live outside the city. I believe that carbon taxes won't work…

How to Have a Garden and Still Enjoy the Summer

Luxuriously Thrifty is part of the Amazon Affiliate program. Some photos in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Gardening can be relaxing, a great stress-reliever, and a perfect way to get yourself out into nature. Gardening can also be…

How to Have Cut Flowers all Summer Long

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. I love fresh flowers from the garden. They don't cost nearly as much as store-bought and are easy to throw into an arrangement whenever the mood strikes. Unfortunately, a lot of…

How to Make Amazing Dandelion Salve & Eye Cream

I started off making salves by one day just diving right in and making a dandelion salve. Which means that I had to pick a bunch of dandelions, dry them out, soak them in oil, and THEN put the salve together. Not the best place to start if you want to dip your toes into…