Category Archives: Homemade is Best

Soup’s On: {How to Pressure Can Soup}

    This week in our garden, we have an amazing amount of cabbage, carrots and tomatoes. We also have onions on hand – not to mention turkey sausages which my husband bought on sale at the market last week.   This adds up to a lovely soup, if you ask me. If you are […]

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Don’t Waste a Bean

‘Build houses and live in them; and plant gardens and eat their produce.‘ Jeremiah 29:5 Bent low, my fingers searched the leafy green bean plant for the fruit of our labour… my young son, only 4, was helping me pick beans that morning. “Don’t waste any beans – find them all,” I told him, encouragingly. […]

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Grow Your Own Food: 2020

“The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.” ― Joel […]

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Luther’s Birth Story

  Luther’s birth story … The morning was fresh and clear. I hopped out of bed, as well as a pregnant women could hop, and slipped downstairs for my morning quiet time and coffee. The house was blissfully peaceful as I kindled up the cookstove and put the kettle on to boil. Grabbing my favorite […]

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A Short Chat 💙

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