My Mason Obsession

Over the past few months I’ve found a new love. Mason jars. Or better yet, any glass jar I buy that I can reuse.

I use them to store my soaked and dehydrated nuts in, dried fruits that I buy in bulk at the health food store, and homemade seasonings. Sometimes my fridge is overflowing with them since I normally have 2 half gallon jars for milk plus an assortment of quart sized jars for my kefir, buttermilk, yogurt, and heavy cream. I also use them to store leftover gravies and sauces. Mason jars can also be easily put in the freezer (although if it’s liquid, don’t fill till full!) just use the plastic lids, not the metal ones. They also fit easily into any cupboard or lazy susan, plus they are see through so no guessing or having to label everything.

Best of all they are cheap, reusable, and non toxic!
About Donielle

Donielle is an amateur herbalist and natural momma to two littles (with another babe in heaven) after dealing with being less than fertile. She has a passion for nourishing nutrition, natural living, and spreading the word on how food truly affects our health.


  1. Those are great storage ideas, especially since glass is much safer to store foods in than plastic. :)

  2. P.S. He loves you... says:

    not to forget “green” ;D

  3. Blue Castle says:

    I’m right there with you. :) I have wayyyyy too many jars. But they work so well.

  4. i too save all reuseable jars and buy any glass jar i find on a thrifting adventure! i love them!

  5. ~Rhen @yestheyareallmine says:

    Oh honey, I love them too! We do a lot of canning and dehydrating, and my mason jars are imperitive!

  6. Frugal Finds says:

    I have old jars that I do the same thing with!!

  7. Having Fun at Home says:

    Love this idea! This post would be a perfect one to link up to “Twice the Fun Tuesday” at my site

    Twice the Fun is a weekly mr. linky about creative recycling that will start next Tuesday (Oct 14.) It would be great to see your post there!

  8. I make reusable labels for all of my jars with contact paper. I LOVE my jars, too!