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....

We dodged a big storm

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Thankfully our projected freezing rain and 8 inches of snow turned south before reaching us today. That's especially nice as yesterday David was able to throw together his very own storage barn. Well, a...

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...

It is sunny and bright — a perfect Indian summer!

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After seemingly weeks of rain, the sun has finally come out again. And boy, are we making good use of it! David not only cleaned up around his cabin, removing all the stumps, brush,...