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Weekend Shopping at Kohl’s

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Doing Some Weekend Shopping?


How about treating yourself to a Garbage Bowl from Rachael Ray?

We have the orange/red one.  And we use it A LOT!

No need to mess up your kitchen sink.  Simply chop and plop your produce scraps into the bowl.

Then, when you’re all done, just toss the scraps in your compost bin or the trash.

Easy. Cheesy.

Here’s a link to the “GB” as Rachael calls it.  Yes, it’s an affiliate link.  But don’t sweat it.

I simply make a small commission if you buy it.  You certainly don’t pay any more for it.

In fact…it’s on sale.  Online only.

Go ahead — check it out!
15-50% off Cookware and kitchen prep. Select styles. 9/4-9/7


Have an AWESOME weekend!

Back-to-School Goodness

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Back-to-school time is in full-swing at our house. My youngest son started his first year of high school last Friday (Yikes!) and my oldest son heads back to college in just a few days to begin his sophomore year. It’s a crazy-busy time of the year, … [Continue reading]

A Quick Tutorial: Salad-in-a-Jar

salad in a jar

  Several of my Instagram followers have asked me about the photos of I post with food in canning jars. First, as much as I’d like to claim to be the original “food jar guy”, I’m not.  Hey, honesty is a virtue.  Just being straight up with … [Continue reading]

Nesquik Ready-to-Drink Makes a Great Addition to a School Lunch

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  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. Back to school time is (Ugh!) only a few weeks away. Summer goes by way too fast, doesn't it? … [Continue reading]

Coming Up on Crafty Dad dot com


      Lots of things are planned here at Crafty Dad dot com. Here's a quick list of some upcoming blog posts: … [Continue reading]

Low-Carb Recipe :: Grilled Chicken Salad

chicken salad

It's summertime. It's grilling time. No one wants to stand over a hot stove. Turning on the oven is a no-no on a hot summer day. Solution:  Grilled Chicken Salad. … [Continue reading]

June was National Safety Awareness Month


  Did you know that June was National Safety Awareness Month? It’s true.  And although summer is speeding by and we’re already into the month of July, I wanted to share some safety tips with you. … [Continue reading]

Book Giveaway: “Crockett’s Victory Garden”

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Gardening has been in my blood for many years.  Probably more than 50 years if I think hard enough about it. My grandfather taught me everything he knew – from soil preparation to harvest. And all the sweat-filled, mosquito-swatting tasks in … [Continue reading]

Wednesday Wipe Down

  What day is it? Well, yes, it's Huuuuuuump Day. No doubt about that. It's also Wednesday Wipe Down at the Crafty Dad house.   It's quick, easy, and effective at keeping your home looking good. (And it's a great way to … [Continue reading]