Scenes of my Contentment

This was a good morning. Woke up to a beautiful fall day … a couple hours later, in typical Colorado fashion, a storm blew in. I love Fall. Of course I say I love spring every spring too. For this moment in time. I was seriously loving my life.

Canning and Preserving Updates

Boy when I type that out it doesn’t seem like much. Ever have those days when you go go go all day and then wonder just what did you do? I guess maybe it was that kind of week.

Canning Cherries

Canning Cherries was the name of the game today and yesterday two of my boys and I pitted 40 pounds. The results: 9 quarts of canned cherries 7 quarts of Cherry Rhubarb Pie Filling 7 pints of Cherry Pie Filling 7 pints of cherry juice 1 Cherry Rhubarb Crisp 1 bowl of cherries to snack […]

Gardening season begins

Whole wheat and honey granola recipe

Need an evening snack?  I know, I know,  bed time is not the time to be eating…. but….  if I’m gonna do it I might as well make it healthy food.  Need a healthy, economical alternative to chemical filled, sugar junk cereal?  Here is what I do. Home made granola recipe – super simple. 4 […]