Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

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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Tender Lives

“It is a great thing to take these young and tender lives, rich with so many possibilities of beauty, of joy, of power, all of which may be wrecked, and to become responsible for their shaping and training and for the up-building of their character. This is what must be thought of in the making […]

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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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A Quick Hello with Luther in Arms …

With all the craziness happening out in the world .. we are still snuggled up in our little home, with our family around us, healthy and happy and trusting God. We have not had internet for most of the past week so I am quickly just posting a photo and will come back to write […]

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