Chewey missed Gramma Izzie!

Gramma was in the hospital last week from late Tuesday night through Thursday at about lunchtime (we thought she had pneumonia but it turned out it was generalized weakness).  During this time, I took care of Chewey.  Gramma didn't want me to bring him up here, so he had to stay home alone.  Dad and … Continue reading Chewey missed Gramma Izzie!

Homemade vanilla extract

​Four years ago from today in 2013, I (along with three friends from the homeschool co-op) bought vanilla beans from Amazon and vodka from the liquor store and made my own vanilla extract.  I STILL have those same beans in my spice cabinet, and the vanilla extract is just delicious! !!  I keep two pint … Continue reading Homemade vanilla extract