Merry Christmas to you and yours

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I finally got our Christmas tree decorated last night. Just in time! We think it looks pretty and sure perks us up. We've been hugely busy lately. I didn't even get one Christmas card...

When you get too busy, sometimes you mess up

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When we were madly rushing around watering livestock while the new calf had to be dried off, I quickly shut off the well, drained the hoses. But I forgot to push the handle of...

With Christmas approaching, we’re dashing around madly

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Of course part of the family is coming to help us celebrate Christmas so I'm pulling out a ham and figuring out what goodies to make between now and then. (Of course there is...

The sun came out and it was 37 degrees yesterday

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It's amazing how much gets done when the sun is out! I really think the sun increases your energy in the winter. Besides, when it's above 30 outside chores are so much more pleasant....

Q and A: canning spaghetti and storing water

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Canning spaghetti sauce We like to use Prego and Ragu sauces and add meat for our pasta meals. Can we pressure can the store bought/meat added sauces? If so, what times and pressures would we...