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Frugal Accomplishments

This Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

I harvested peaches from my Early Elberta tree and canned 7 quarts. I harvested grapes from my vines and canned 5 quarts of grape juice. I picked basil, tomatoes, zucchini, Swiss chard (silverbeet) and oregano from the garden. We enjoyed peaches and grapes from the garden and a variety of breads for breakfast all week. I cut…

Frugal Accomplishments

This Week’s Frugal Accomplishments

I sewed a button back on those cute pajamas that I made for my daughter for her birthday.   I resewed the hem of a dress for another daughter. I accepted free mirabelles. I harvested Green Gage plums, tomatoes, apples, basil, peaches, and chamomile from my garden. I polished everyone’s shoes. I collected water in…

Website Update

Because . . .

When I first set out to create my website 4 years ago today, I didn’t want a blog. I didn’t want to have to scroll through recipes to find what I wanted. I wanted a different organization system, and a blog wasn’t it. If you weren’t aware that my website isn’t a blog, well, now…