Jammin’

One way to empty freezers is to use some of the older or surplus for jams or wine.  I made batches of plum jam (right) yesterday and strawberry today.  Here is a photo as I pulled the strawberry out of the hot water bath.  I am happy to report they have all sealed! Ping ping!   And thank you to Otto and Sadie for the wire creations in the back.

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More Changes – Open Space on the Main Floor

Ken and I had a large cooler by the front door.  It contained produce for sale.  Since I am not raising or selling produce any more, it seems foolish to keep it.  Friends can use it.  They came Saturday to move it out and take it to their farm.  Thank you.  I hope it works for them as well as it did for us all these years       The next thing was to …

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Opening Space for a New Use – Downstairs

Ken and I raised chickens and pork.  Now I just have a very few chickens for eggs.  We had a freezer for produce like strawberries and green beans and two smaller ones for meat in the fall when we had chickens, pork, and sometimes venison or beef.     When Ken died I realized one person – the less active at that – would not need all this food.  And if I went through it …

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