Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Adventures in Domesticity


Today I canned for the first time. (I should note that I had help from my mother-in-law, without whom I would have been a bit lost.) I wanted to share pictures of my lovely jars of nectarines all ready and waiting for the winter to come.

This is my first year for many things. I now make my own yogurt which is a big hit with my husband and older daughter. I was making my own ice cream each week until the ice cream maker broke. Now I'm just waiting for an email back to see if I can get a replacement part for it. And I even tried my hand at making butter, although I was less than happy with the result. I guess I'll just have to try again.

I also froze 2 quart size bags of strawberries, 2 cups of blueberries, 17 cups of zucchini and enough yellow squash for two dinners.

And all this with two babies under 2!

God is good!




Note: The small jar in the pictures is plum butter from my mother-in-law and the patty pan squash are from my mother's garden.

1 comment:

Lisa @ Stop and Smell the Chocolates said...

Good job on all the canning and your other projects!! I have been trying to do more things like that (making yogurt, peanut butter, etc. - no canning yet!).

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