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Finished the Canning Shelves

My husband and I finished building the canning shelves on Saturday and I wanted to make sure I got over here and put up the third part so you can see how it turned out. 423 more words

Homesteading

Loquat Seeds and Canning Salsa

While we wait for the baby to arrive we aren’t heading to the block much. So over the last few weeks we haven’t been getting to do much homsteady stuff. 692 more words

General Updates/Thoughts

Dandelion: Not just a weed folks!

Most people see Dandelion flowers and completely lose it. It’s annoying and in their yard, EVERYTHING must be immaculate, no dandelions aloud!!! Uh… Obviously, this isn’t me and I’ve never been the “immaculate” yard keeper anyhow… I live on a farm/homestead. 582 more words

DIY

A Few Days Canning

With Shanelle due in the next few weeks we’re trying to put as many easy meals away as possible, with that in mind we’ve spent the last few days preserving whats in the garden for later as well as freezing some meals. 340 more words

Preserving The Harvest

Pressure Canning Rabbit Stew

A couple of weeks ago our canner was delivered and we have finally had time to do our first batch of canning with it.


Our canner is a presto 21l, it as well as a lot of jars were on special for Christmas so we ended up with it, 1 dozen half pint, 2 dozen pint and 6 quart jars for $230 with free delivery, not a bad start to our pressure canning journey. 199 more words

Preserving The Harvest

Sorghum Days aka SqueezeStalk 2016

Where did this idea come from? Well, I was trying to think of ways to produce my own sugar on the homestead and I figured the easiest way to do that was grow sugarcane. 961 more words

DIY

Jay's Orchard

This year one of our apple trees was laden with fruit, the apples were like Cox’s and very delicious. Many made it into my jellies & chutneys, even more in my tummy and that of Dave the sheep.

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