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The seasons are quickly changing and so are the colors in the garden. The melons, pumpkins, winter squash and gourds are turning color and will create a fun treasure hunt sooner than later.  1,030 more words

Merrily We Roll Along Toward Fall Gardening


Our area is rich in talent. On Sunday, Laura, my husband and I went to the Oxford Community Center to see Merrily We Roll Along… 379 more words

Try It: Tomato Jam

Tomatoes may be a summertime staple, but you can turn them into an autumn (or anytime) treat by making Spiced Tomato Jam. In this recipe, traditional tomato flavor is warmed by the addition of allspice, cinnamon, and cloves, sweetened by sugar, and brightened up by lemon rind and juice. 223 more words


Third Trimester Home Stretch

Wednesday, August 18, 1943

“Well,” Lois’ letter today began, “ the 17th has come and gone, it is now the 18th, and for the way I feel, I might just as well be a long way from the home stretch. 226 more words

World War II

Catch-up, but no ketchup...

Going on vacation is great, but the aftermath is a bit of a struggle…

I’ve been doubling up on work-work to make up some hours and the house-work doubled, tripled on its own. 336 more words


After the Tomatoes of Summer are Gone

It happened today.  I was weed eating the back yard and carefully trimming around the plants, not really caring if I cut some of their leaves that were now drooping from foliage that already showed its flora and pretty colors weeks ago.   908 more words

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Quick and Easy Methods for Preparing Tomatoes for Canning

By Daisy Luther – The Organic Prepper

It’s tomato season, or, as I like to call it, “Make Your Kitchen Look Like a Crime Scene” season! 1,183 more words