Monthly Archives: August 2014

If I don’t have tomatoes to can, I’ll can something else

   I spent a lot of time in the kitchen this weekend trying to clear out some space in the refrigerator.  It rained all day Saturday, and it was cold (51 degrees F for a high!  In August!  What?!), so … Continue reading

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It’s been an uninspiring week–I’m ready for the weekend!

You ever just have one of those weeks where you feel uninspired and just a little blah?  Bored, restless, or just not sure what’s going on?  That’s the kind of week I’m having.  It’s not been a bad week, but … Continue reading

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Garden treasure hunt

After being gone for a week, it’s always neat to come back to see what the garden has been up to in my absence.  We got a lot of rain this past week, including some hail, so Hubby didn’t have … Continue reading

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Busy weekend: planting raspberries, kayaking, gardening, and a cherry-raspberry buckle

 It was a very good weekend.  Saturday morning I got up and planted the raspberries that Hubby and I dug from his boss’s house earlier this week.  I’ve got the soaker hose on them and rocks around the base so … Continue reading

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August is garden fun!

   It’s been unseasonably hot here this summer with daily highs for the past 5 weeks usually in the low 90s.  I don’t like it.  It makes my commute home from work sweaty as I bike uphill to my house, … Continue reading

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Curried Carrot Butter

I love apple butter.  And apple chokecherry butter.  And peach butter.  But I have never had a vegetable butter.  Until now.  And let me confess, I’ve found a new love.  I found this intriguing recipe for a curried carrot butter … Continue reading

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