Friendship Bag Swap

I participated in a Friendship Bag Swap and finally have my package ready to be sent out. It is going all the way to the Netherlands. We are heading into winter so I wanted bright happy colors. I added a few goodies to be sent along with the bag as well. This bag was very… 

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Updates…

B.B. made a new friend last weekend (we were dog sitting for a friend). Just had to share cause its so cute! In other news….We’ve been keeping pretty busy here. The kids are all back to school. We have two seniors in the house (our son & his best friend who lives with us) and… 

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Camping

Let me just say that we haven’t gone tent camping in YEARS! I forgot what a pain in the arse it was. Here’s what the van looked like when we finally got it all loaded. Mind you, this is what I considered the bare essentials (tent, bedding, clothing, food/water) and it still took every inch… 

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Berry Picking & Alpaca’s

Saturday morning Em & I got up very early and headed out with our friend Sara to go berry picking. We arrived to the berry patch with the sun still low on the horizon. The crisp morning air, the quite of the country, and the clear blue sky made for an idyllic morning. The berry… 

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What I’m Reading

I really am reading it..I just liked this photo better than the book photo from Amazon:). Love the book! Not a fan of Barbara Kingsolver at all, BUT this book is excellent. It talks a lot about the food industry in America without going into too many icky details….just enough to make you really think… 

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Canning 101

My local MSU extension office offered a caning and food preservation class. For $10 I figured it would be worth my time and effort to go and learn what I could. The class was really informative and alleviated some of my fears of using a pressure canner. Still not sure about the pressure canner, but… 

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