Ava has a birthday

Our granddaughter, Ava, just celebrated her 8th birthday and, of course, I had to drive down to help! Will had a bad night with several bouts of acid reflux so he decided to stay...

What do you do when you come home tired and it’s past supper time?

I faced that yesterday. So I dashed for the pantry, took out a pint of chicken broth, a pint of mixed vegetables, a half pint of mushrooms, and a half-pint of chicken dices. Back...

We love off-season canning!

Most folks think of canning as only something you do in the fall when harvest is in. Sure, I do a lot more canning then, as I'm bringing in tons (literally) of ripe tomatoes,...

We wish all of you a very Happy New Year!

The time seems to be flying by. This Sunday, we had our second Christmas Dinner. I woke up in the morning to get the ham baking and looked outside. Oh oh! Lots of snow...

Will and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Of course it's been a zoo around here, getting ready for Christmas, but on Sunday, Will and I took awhile off to drive "around the block" so to speak. We wanted to take a...