I love what I call my "kitchen days". Those are the times when I spend an entire day in the kitchen, cleaning and cooking/canning/freezing recipes, etc. My happy places are my kitchen, the barn, the local library, any beach by the ocean/sea, Christmas Eve/Morning (wherever the festivities take place), and Disneyworld. And today is a … Continue reading It’s a kitchen day today!
My mother-in-law and father-in-law brought me a box of tomatoes from down on the river over a week ago. The box has been setting on my kitchen table the entire week. I felt guilty every time I looked at it, knowing that the tomatoes were going to get so ripe if I didn't do something … Continue reading Spaghetti sauce (oh so easy!)
Glory, glory, hallelujah!!!! MY OLD KITCHENAID DISHWASHER IS FIXED AND RUNNING!!! When I remodeled the kitchen a few years ago, I knew that one of the things I wanted was a second dishwasher. I saved money and saved gift cards from Lowe's, and I spent less than $500 cash on labor and one kitchen cabinet … Continue reading IT. IS. FIXED!!!!!!
If you're new to canning (and even if you're not), it's always helpful to know how many pounds of a particular fruit or veggie you need to grow or buy so you hit your canning goals. This website will help you with that!
It's been twelve days since I've posted anything on the blog! So what in the world have I been up to??? I'm glad you've asked! I teach at an e-school (online/virtual school) in Ohio. Our summer break is not the entire summer like most school districts get; instead, I get from June 16th through July … Continue reading Where have I been?
Best jam recipe in the world
I'm so happy right now! My summer break officially starts as of 5pm today! I never know who's happier about summer vacation...students or teachers (but I have an inkling as to who it is). There are four big home projects on my summer to do list: 1. Finish painting and putting furniture together for Sahara's … Continue reading Summer break is here!