A friend gave us apples from their apple trees, and I think I can safely say that I am done with apples for 2015. I've made 22 pints of applesauce, 6 pints of apple pie filling, 9 pints of apple butter, 10 pints of apples in cinnamon syrup, and at least 2 apple crisps. I … Continue reading Winter Whitewashing
Recently The Goat and I visited Madison, Wisconsin. We were gone 10 days, that's it, just 10 days. But somehow, in those 10 days our yard went from a lush and overabundant green oasis to a dry, yellow, and crunchy yard! Earlier in the Summer it was difficult for me to relate to the water shortage … Continue reading August. Too early to signal Autumn?