In an ideal world, one would grow all the fruits and vegetables that one could possibly need for canning, jamming, fermenting and freezing on their very own homestead. Organically, of course. But this is the real world.
One of the reasons I started this blog is because I wanted to learn how to eat in season. Hence why I started cooking through Simply in Season Expanded Edition (World Community Cookbook). You might think that since I grew up in a farming community I’d know what’s in season like the back of my hand. You’d be wrong.
One of the things I never seem to have time for is art journaling. But I’m always so glad when I find the time. Today’s challenge is to do some form of art journaling. Elizabeth guest posted this a few years ago. While she no longer blogs, she is very active in West Michigan. And […]
I confess that I have not gotten around to making my own apron yet, but when I do get some extra time I’m going to check out some of these links. Even with *my* sewing skills I think I could pull them off! Even if you’re not planning to sew your own, have fun exploring these sites.
I’ve written about meal planning before, and what I’ve discovered is that no one method works for everyone, and different methods work in different seasons. Seasons of life as well as actual spring, summer, fall, winter. In the summer if we are part of a CSA we tend to “plan” our meals around what we […]
This Labor Day weekend, let’s pay homage to those who labor for very little: Our local farmers. Many farmers markets are open, so before heading out to the lake or picnic, consider stopping to pick up locally baked buns vegetables for a salad corn on the cob from a farmstand pie from the sweet elderly […]