Tag: canning

Summer days

Vacation is here and we’ve managed to find ways to entertain ourselves during all the rainstorms. From canning rhubarb pie filling, from what little we had this year To 5+ hour long games of monopoly To combing wool for more spinning Some of us… Continue Reading “Summer days”

Always Busy

I wish I could slow down time once in while so I could sit down and update here more often. I’m always on the go, only sitting down for meals, folding laundry, and reading a quick paragraph in a book before I fall asleep… Continue Reading “Always Busy”

Preparing for the cold

The weather is growing colder every day, as we prepare for the winter months. Lots of harvesting and canning filling my days Soups, jams, sauces, pickles, and jellies line the shelves in my basement, root vegetables are in the process of being stored away… Continue Reading “Preparing for the cold”

Harvest time

All week long I’ve been canning and harvesting Applesauce, apple pie filling, apple jelly This week I’ll be canning pie pumpkins Our corn did not do well this year, we planted late and now all that remains is the popcorn, we are trying to… Continue Reading “Harvest time”

Canning, canning, and more canning

We have an abundance of tomatoes, beans & cucumbers on the farm right now I spend most days parked in front of the stove, canning up a storm  Lots of pickles (over 45 jars) bread & butter and Dill Indian pepper relishLots of diced… Continue Reading “Canning, canning, and more canning”

The often absent “blogger”

That’s got a fitting ring to it doesn’t it?! Hello folks, I’m back and I’ve missed you all. I didn’t mean to take off, but we have been having a fun busy summer filled with trips to the park and plenty of outdoor fun… Continue Reading “The often absent “blogger””

Blogiversary!

Happy blogiversary!!! Yes folks, it has been a year since I moved my blog over from blogspot to WordPress, and while I didn’t exactly stick with making my clothes for a whole year, the intentions were good and you folks keep coming back so… Continue Reading “Blogiversary!”

Well, I’m getting SOME stuff done.

I didn’t finish carding all my wool, I could place blame on ten different things but really, I got burnt out. It’s okay though, I spent about an hour yesterday cleaning the drum carder and I wasn’t about to get it dirty again after… Continue Reading “Well, I’m getting SOME stuff done.”

Slacker

Ok I admit it, I have hardly started on the sleeves of my sweater, the rain has made me sluggish and I’ve had to catch up on laundry & making chicken stock to fill my pantry for the upcoming Fall & Winter. Today the… Continue Reading “Slacker”

Slacker

Ok I admit it, I have hardly started on the sleeves of my sweater, the rain has made me sluggish and I’ve had to catch up on laundry & making chicken stock to fill my pantry for the upcoming Fall & Winter. Today the… Continue Reading “Slacker”