Have you ever homemade jam and had it turn into syrup?

Do you want to make your own jam, but just don’t know where to start? 

Would you like to try non-traditional jelly recipes?

If so, the Fiercely DIY Jam Guide is right for you.

This is all the information you need in one place to take your beginner canning skills to the next level.

Learn the tricks and tips you need to make healthy jam that has ingredients you approve of. 

I’ve had more than my share of failed attempts at making jam. Pancake syrup anyone? Not that fruit syrups are bad, but when you wanted jam, they just won’t due.


It was only after I spent time learning from great teachers and following the right recipes was I able to have jam success! Now that I’ve figured out exactly what it takes to get a glistening jar of jelly, I can help you, too. 

A spoon sticking out of an open jar of minted mixed berry jam.
Make up a batch or several of this Honey Sweetened Strawberry Vanilla Jam to stock the pantry for winter and have tasty gifts on hand.

Stop wasting your time. 

You can fall into a deep hole searching for the information you need. And, you’ll likely come across a lot of inaccurate information. Instead, use my tried and true methods to get perfect jam. Everything you need to know to get thick jam from your fresh fruits is right here. 

From my failed experiments, I can tell you exactly what you are doing wrong and what to avoid. Learn from my mistakes and shorten your learning time. Finally be able to provide your family with healthy jam and have homemade gifts for others.

Get my signature recipes!

Along the way, I fused together new flavors, used less sugar, and created unusual and bright jams that my friends and family love. You can try them for yourself and see what you think. 

Give Gourmet Gifts

Stockpile your pantry with gourmet gifts you can give to your friends and family. You’ll have the perfect gift for every occasion.

What You Get in The Fiercely D.I.Y. Guide to Jams, Jellies & Fruit Butters

  • Easy solutions to common jelly fails
  • Time-saving tips to help you can more even during your busy seasons
  • 13 creative & delicious recipes with many variations
  • Gift giving ideas

2 Guides to Jam making on a table surrounded by greenery.

A Printed Guide:


For the folks who like to hold actual books and for all your gift giving needs, there is a black & white printed booklet. The booklet is 26 pages (not including cover) and is 8 1/2" Long by 5 1/2" wide.

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An E-book:


About the Author: Kathie N. Lapcevic

Kathie is a life-long do-it-yourselfer who learned how to can from her grandmas and has continued to learn and grow in food preservation techniques. She writes about these topics and teaches them to students both in-person and online on regular basis. Kathie presents solid techniques with the most up-to-date approved canning methods alongside creative and tasty recipes.

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