Monthly Archives: December 2015

Q and A: dehydrating fruits and veggies, canning pepper rings, canning...

Dehydrating fruits and veggies I will be retiring soon from the Navy and my family and I have just started our homesteading journey with five...

For Christmas I got … the cold from Hell

I suppose I should have been expecting it; Will caught it first, but as Christmas approached, I could feel it coming. I took Vitamin...

We finally got our Christmas tree up

We finally got our tree up. David came Sunday and gave us a hand and now it's feeling Christmas-y. Outside, there's plenty of snow...

Q and A: canning with Splenda, slurry on the garden, and...

Canning with Splenda I've been a canner for my whole life and now must think about sugar intake. Have you had any experience with canning...

We have a regular visitor

Over the summer and some of the fall, we've had occasional visits by a wild turkey hen. She walked in last summer, interested in...