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Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans – A Simple Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Everyone loves candied pecans! This simple recipe first coats pecan halves in whipped egg white, then coated with cinnamon and sugar. Just bake them slowly until browned and crispy. Sweet, salty and crunchy!

Plus, we like to give consumable gifts and these candied cinnamon pecans make a very fast and easy gift idea too!

Candied pecans cinnamon sugared pecans sweet, salty & crunchy #TexasHomesteader

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13 Quick Inexpensive Last-Minute Homemade Gift Ideas

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Do you need a fast, simple but inexpensive gift idea? No worries, I’m sharing a fun list here. Everything from a cute Santa sleigh made completely with  candy to a fun way to present cash, and everything in between. Great yet fast & inexpensive for gifts for children, neighbors, co-workers, groups and more.

Last minute gift ideas for teachers, kids, neighbors, co-workers, more #TexasHomesteader

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The Easy Way To Make Homemade Jerky

By Texas Homesteader ~

Have you priced a package of beef jerky lately? WHEW! Thankfully I’ve been very pleased at how easy and inexpensive it is to make our own meat jerky at home. We use a mixture of ground meat, seasonings and ‘cure’. You can use ground beef or strips of steak to make jerky. But we decided to make  wild-game jerky using venison and elk.

Homemade jerky made easy using ground beef or wild game meat #TexasHomesteader

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Big Honkin’ List Of Homemade Gifts They’ll Actually Love

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Homemade gifts are special. But how do you come up with homemade Christmas gift ideas for gifts they’ll actually LOVE? I’m sharing various gifts we’ve made over the years that were very well received. Come see!

I'm sharing a list of homemade gifts that we've made & gifted - they've all been very well received. Beeswax candles, jars of home-preserved goodies, repurposed denim handwarmers, hummingbird feeders & MORE! #TexasHomesteader

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Inexpensive Gift Ideas For The Eco-Conscious Mom

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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Is your mom environmentally aware? Does she love being gentle with this gorgeous earth we call home? Well you’re in luck, I’ve assembled a quick list of inexpensive gift ideas to spoil your crunchy, eco-friendly mom this year. Gifts mom will love – c’mon & see!

Gift ideas for the eco-conscious mom #TexasHomesteader

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Natural Wax-Dipped Pinecone Fire Starters

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Wax-dipped pinecone fire starters make starting a fire easy. They look pretty in a basket and make great gifts too. These are for our own use, but they make wonderful, inexpensive and very functional gifts.

Waxed Pinecone fire starters made by dipping pinecones in wax #TexasHomesteader

 

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