Archive | August 2019
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Lots accomplished today. I’m pleased with the peach jam and beans. Two pounds of tomatoes, our first cucumber and more yellow beans. Living the harvest life. Have a great weekend!
I laughed so hard I….fill in the blanks. Dating myself somewhat but I lived (live) her dilemmas. I’m tall but not 6′ 2″. Enjoy this week; we have been blessed. Til again
We’ve arrived home from a wonderful few days at the Lake. Lots of sun, sand, and time to relax. On the drive home (about 7 hours) I re-worked my list a few times trying to prioritize tomorrow. What’s really important? What needs to happen to make tomorrow a “win” for me? Here’s the list so […]
Looks kind of messy but the resulting juice, although sour, is tasty. Nick enjoys a bit of cranberry juice each day and since I had some frozen cranberries I decided to make some juice. There will be no waste. The remaining pulp and 1/2 bag of frozen berries will be made into cranberry sauce. What […]
When I watched the following video I felt encouraged to keep on. Nick and I are working our small, urban homestead (really just a small rabbitry and garden at the manse) and like all who endeavor to garden and grow their own food, from time to time we come across discouragements. Some young families are […]
Like I didn’t know it was coming? ha, ha, ha Saturdays are often quiet days for me. We work together on the family budget, tidy up loose ends from the week, and I finalize my Sermon. I go over the message in my head all week, the key points that speak to me and that […]
We’ve been enjoying our zucs this summer. Last evening I sliced one and made chips in the dehydrator. They’re great with butter or humus. Today I sliced another piece of a larger one in long strips to be dehydrated. I’m testing storage for the winter to use as a pasta substitute. Waste ? Nothing. The […]