Monthly Archives: November 2014

Cranberry Ice

Cranberry Ice happens to be one of the family favorites for Thanksgiving. This recipe I’m sharing today is a recipe that’s been passed down from several generations on my Mom’s side. It’s been served every Thanksgiving for as long as … Continue reading

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Guest Post… My Cat Dusty

A couple months ago, Miley came to me and said, “Hey Mom, I have an idea that you can make a blog post about.” “What’s that,” I asked. “I think you need to write about Dusty. He’s a really nice … Continue reading

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Preparing for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I decided I better start planning our menu. Since Thanksgiving is our first big meal after spending the summer harvesting crops, canning and tending to our animals, I think it’s always fun to see how many … Continue reading

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Bowl of Chili to Celebrate

The fifteenth of November has become a special day at our house. It’s a day we cook chili, gather around the table and remind ourselves how truly thankful and blessed we are. We reflect how far we’ve come in just … Continue reading

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Ready for Winter… or not!

Well, I think winter had officially arrived. The wind is howling and it’s cold out… actually very cold out. We knew this yucky weather was coming so we spent the weekend getting some things done that needed to get done. … Continue reading

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Turkeys, Pumpkins, and Apple Butter

Last weekend we had all sorts of stuff going on. We planned to process chickens and turkeys but it was so cold and windy. When the wind is blowing it’s hard to keep the fire going under the pot of … Continue reading

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Storing Green Tomatoes for the Winter

With our first hard frost of fall come and gone, the growing season has come to an end. A couple days before the frost happened, we decided to go to the garden and pick all the ripe and decent sized … Continue reading

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