So here's the scoop on our day of canning... LOTS and LOTS of produce!! (tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, jalapenos, cilantro, and red bell pepper) This is all the many jars and lids we used. And the very well behaved children that played "quietly" while we worked! Here's what we did... Pickles: We used this recipe for Bread and Butter Pickles We chopped all the cucumbers in a food processor then put them in ice water until we were ready to cook them. We melted the sugar and ... Read More about Canning 101
True Random Integer Generator Min: Max: Result: 6 Powered by RANDOM.ORG ï»¿ The winner is Callie Callender from Seriously Handmade!Â Be on the look out for her ad on my sidebar...COMING SOON! ... Read More about GIVEAWAY WINNER!!
I thought I would take a break from my trip and tell you about a little recycle project I did a few weeks ago.Â Remember the Roadkill Rescue Challenge Table?Â Well, I had some leftover posts and my neighbor suggested a candle holder. I drilled holes in the top of three posts with a 1 1/2 in. bit to fit tea lights. To keep all three together, I drilled small holes through each post and connected them with heavy gauge wire. To finish it off, I wrapped it in rope ... Read More about Recycled Candle Holder
Yesterday we (my girls, mother and sister-in-law, niece, nephew, and me) all drove to Rehoboth Beach, DE to stay with my husband's aunt and uncle.Â Last night we all went to the Boardwalk to eat dinner and go to Funland. The kids were excited to get a glance of the beach. We had yummy Grotto's pizza for dinner and the kids got balloons on the way out. Then on toÂ Funland. I am happy to report that BOTH of our girls LOVE rides!! This morning we all went to beach.Â ... Read More about The Beach
Well, the past few days I have been BUSY! On Tuesday I went to a large auction in Ephrata, PA.Â On the way there I drove through Pennsylvania countryside. Â There are lots of farms, farm stands and Amish riding in their buggies/bikes along the road. There were three sets of auctioneers going at once, so I had trouble keeping up with what I wanted to bid on. The weather did not help!! It was extremely hot. I felt a little silly taking pictures, so I didn't get too many, but there ... Read More about What I've been doing