Single digits here. It will be a wonderful Wednesday in spite of the
cold, because DS, DIL & DGD are arriving today. I will pick them up
at the airport.Just a bit more cleaning to prepare & a few presents that need to be out of sight.
I cook the turkey carcass 3 times, AM, once when I bake the turkey,
& twice more in the stock pot. I pressure can the broth in pint
I grew up in a home where we ate what we grew in the
garden & orchard, so even if the jars look pretty, I have no problem
using them. In fact, last night I combined a bit of turkey broth ...
Baked 4 small pumpkins & froze 6 cups of puree. Toasted the
seeds & filled a pint jar. Made another batch of cranberry sauce.
Put up chunk turkey & bottled the leftover turkey broth. Made turkey
vegetable soup for dinner using the leftover turkey, peas & broth,
and home bottled tomato sauce, carrots, green ...
Got down the rest of the yard decorations & set up the angels, sheep & shepherds on my little "field" in the front yard.
Ate more leftovers. Strained the broth from the turkey carcass that has been simmering on the stove, then skimmed off most of the fat into a glass measuring cup & set it in the fridge to ...
[quote user="Anna Marie"]Loveday, it is said that the best of gardeners have killed many plants along the way. I'm still along the way. AM[/quote]
As are we all.
Stayed home on Thanksgiving & on Black Friday.
Put away the Thanksgiving decorations & began to decorate for
Christmas. Set out a few of my nativities. Put the wreaths on the doors,
then set up 3 of the blow mold angels that were easy to reach, &
will finish the yard display tomorrow when DD is visiting. Brought the
skinny tree for the family room out of the cubby. ...
Good Morning, Share one thing that you are thankful for today. Then share your plans to stretch your $$$$$$$$.Happy Thanksgiving to all, Babs
I am thankful today for a warm house on a windy day, & for phone calls"Skype calls to stay in touch with loved ones not here. ...
[quote user="Anna Marie"]In the effort to become or to be
self-sufficient, what is the one craft or skill which you find to be
most important? AM[/quote] I would choose gardening.
Sunny but cold here today. Drove DH in to have his stomach scoped.
It went well, & he is able to eat puddings & such tonight.
Tomorrow he will eat the yellow & the orange Jello, and mashed
potatoes with gravy, & possibly the mashed butternut squash. The
poatoes & gravy are his favorite part of ...