As we acquire the tools and supplies we'll need to preserve the bounty we hope to have from our garden this year, we have been picking up canning supplies and the materials do to water bath canning. We also want to can low acid foods, and were on the lookout for a pressure canner. My … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: The Pressure is On!
Have I mentioned that my brother is the best? I just can't say it enough. My brother is the best! I got a call from him, early this evening. He just finished loading up their big BBQ into his truck and was ready to bring it over! This was something he had offered to us … Continue reading A new Q!
A bit of cheer to share! First up, is this the cutest face, or what? I love how he's got his face smooshed into his own leg. And no, he's not as soft and fluffy as he looks. He's even softer and fluffier! I was also finally able to get to the mail today and … Continue reading The cuteness, and I have the best friends!
I just have to share something I got in the mail today, from a dear friend. She is so hilarious!!!! Check these out! First, there's the festive packing tape covering the box itself. Then there was the "snowfall" when it was opened, then there was the array of tiny little gifts for everyone - including … Continue reading Awesome friends!
Today, I finished up the sets of gift jars filled with the flavored salts we'd made earlier. I found the most adorable mini mason jar mugs to use. Using 2 cups of Kosher salt to make these, I was able to fill three mini jars in each flavor, and have some left over for our … Continue reading Flavored Salts: gift jars