Homemade Hygge: Slow Cooker Beeswax Candles

I love my slow cookers…and have finally gotten around to the project that prompted me to purchase what is arguably the cutest slow cooker ever: homemade beeswax candles. Why not enjoy the glow and delicate honey fragrance of an all-natural (and in this case, it actually means all natural, as in no unwelcome additives like artificial fragrances or colors in it) handcrafted beeswax candle during the darker months of the year?

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Eating Well: The End Of Farmer’s Market Season

A recent farmer’s market haul: squash aplenty!

As we’ve shared previously, we’re big fans of eating locally. We like getting to know the farmers that provide the food we buy (because we can’t produce everything ourselves), and also like knowing that these dollars will stay in the local community. Local farmer’s markets have been good sources for vegetables like tomatoes and squash, but now that we’re in October, those markets are ending for the season. So what will we do in the “off” season?

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