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Summer Update

We are definitely overdue for an update! The update of our home study has not yet been completed, but it will be within the next 2-3 weeks. 639 more words


Jamming And A Hot Cat

It’s probably been the hottest day of the year so far, in the upper 20sC and the cat is sleeping on a fleecy blanket on top of the hot water boiler! 76 more words


Slow Cooker Fail!

In last week’s #makedoandmendhour, there was a thread all about alternative jam making methods, including using a slow cooker. I was intrigued by this, and ran off to Google it. 233 more words


Lard, Apricots, and Manure: Unexpected recipes, concoctions and cures

It’s been a restful visit to the farm this time around.  While the daily routine has been more relaxed, we’ve come across a few interesting things to share this time: 640 more words

Jam-making: Apricot, Peach, Nectarine and Plum with Lemon Zest and Prosecco

It’s Jam-making day 2.

Yesterday I was in a jam-making mood so I made a batch of Peach and Forest Fruits Jam (2 parts peach to 1 part forest fruits) and it turned out sooooo yummy. 120 more words


Summer in a Jar

Jam making is stressful. It’s chaotic. It’s a messy, tiring, and challenging process. But at the end of the day when I can sit down to a warm piece of buttered toast with preserves, I know that it’s worth it. 393 more words



Nature is currently running riot in our back garden. We have new potatoes, we have sweetcorn, we have raspberries, we have great firewood bundles of rhubarb, we have colonies of ants running businesses in the currant bushes, and an army of spiders lurking amongst the gooseberries. 688 more words

Lorraine Coverley