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What can you do with a mason jar? Below are just 10 ideas, but the variety of uses is never-ending.
1) A simple way to save the environment and your leftovers is preserving your fruits and vegetables. Sparkpeople.com has simple, easy-to-follow directions for what to do here: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=1365.
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2) Try making some delicious jams and jellies. Almanac.com has some great tips and recipes; http://www.almanac.com/content/how-make-jams-and-preserves.
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3) Hungry, but don't want to go through a huge ordeal? Try this fun pizza in a jar recipe by 1 Fine Cookie. http://www.1finecookie.com/2011/10/pizza-in-a-jar/
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4)For a simple and fun DIY project, turn your mason jars into candle holders. http://budgetwisehome.com/mason-jar-decorating-ideas-6/
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5)If you need to decorate for an event, but don't have a lot of money, simply pick up some of our mason jars, buy or pick some flowers, and use the jars as vases. http://tidbitsandtwine.com/22-creative-decorative-uses-for-mason-jars/
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Don't forget, we're open 9am-6pm every day, so feel free to swing by and say hello! If you have any other ideas and/or want to tell us about your experience with the ideas above, we welcome comments and would love to hear about it!