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Winter Day Gift

Our little orange tree is loaded with golden oranges. Just what we need this time of year with cold, covid and snow.  Vitamin C on a tree.  Thank you little tree for doing your best to keep us well. Orange … Continue reading

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Covid Christmas Dinner

We each contributed something for our turkey dinner, set it up buffet style in eldest daughter’s tiny house, then we took turns going in, filling our plates and headed out onto the deck to eat safely. (Scroll down) Eating Christmas … Continue reading

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Busy Squirrel Stocking His Pantry

The woods are strewn with fir cone remains after the hardworking squirrels have nibbled out the seeds and stashed them away for the winter.  They’ve carried away all our walnuts as well.  Can’t fault their dedication to provide for winter … Continue reading

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Friendship Cherries

A friend of a friend wanted someone to come and pick their cherries before the bear got to them. So we did.  Ate our fill and canned the rest.  They will sure taste good on a cold winter night.

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First Pea Picking

Peas are ripening every day.  Yesterday I picked this bowlful and got five bags sealed and in the freezer.  Lots more to pick.  Nothing like fresh peas eaten out of the pods. mmmm

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Fresh From the Ocean And Garden Dinner

We went out on the boat to check the prawn trap.  Lots of prawns for dinner Surf and Turf – Prawns and ribs, coconut rice and salad from the garden – a Feast!

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Bread Day

It’s very satisfying turning a bowlful of ingredients into four lovely loaves of bread.  And then to slather thick slices of warm bread with butter and raspberry jam and devour them. Hard to stop at one slice though.  We had … Continue reading

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Pantry Update

Before:  Old boards on the walls and ceiling, ugly dirty shelves, clutter and disorganized After: New plywood painted white, clean new shelves, organized and decluttered, all ready for the new canning season.

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Family Christmas Buffet at our House

We chose all mom’s favourite food  and had a feast.  The fresh carrot sticks I picked from under the mulch in the garden that morning.  They were so delicious! And I made hot apple cider with our own apple juice.  … Continue reading

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Turkey Tails

Apparently an edible fungus.  Don’t think we’ll try them. Unless we get really hungry one day.

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Apple Harvest

It was picking day after we’d watched the black bear up in one of our old apple trees chowing down as many apples as he could before we chased him away.  We knew he’d be back for the rest of … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Harvest

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Plum Jam

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My Fall Pantry

I’m still rearranging the pantry to get in my share of our canning bees.  The hanging basket is now above the wood stove full of hazel nuts drying and the left shelves are starting to fill up with more canning.  … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pickles

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