Category Archives: Gardens

Canning Pickled Beets!

Pickled beets, you may ask? Well, yes, if you have never tried them … you should. They are a family favorite around here! I never thought my children would like beets so much but they do and I am grateful. Fairly easy to grow in our climate, they are a great vegetable to grow in […]

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Study to Be Quiet

        {Wildflowers picked for a tea table, set out for a Grandmother visit}       11And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that […]

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The Great Sunflower {Project} – Turning to the Light

  “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. 1 Corinthians 15:58 How are we to work for the Lord? Always abounding. The Greek word abounding means ‘to be excessive’; over the top, […]

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A Recipe for a Quiet Heart, Overwintering Joy & Madeleines

  “There is a place of full release, near to the heart of God, a place where all is joy and peace, near to the heart of God…”     The late October sun was barely shining on this weekday afternoon. Our days are quietly threatening snow and the sun is quickly becoming a long […]

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Canning Taco Soup & Enjoying Life

  Why should we need extra time in which to enjoy ourselves? If we expect to enjoy our life, we will have to learn to be joyful in all of it, not just at stated intervals when we can get time or when we have nothing else to do. Laura Ingalls Wilder After visiting on […]

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