Alice’s Pasta Sauce

I must apologize in advance for the lack of accurate measurements in this recipe.  As a rule, I don't use recipes.  The measuring and scraping and constant checking of a book or screen to make sure I am following everything to a T is just too stressful for this poor girl's heart.  I like to … Continue reading Alice’s Pasta Sauce

Canning (and other things I do to look like a homesteader on Instagram)

It is approaching the end of the season for many farms out there and impending shortage always puts preservation on the brain.  It should be noted that a responsible and serious canner would have been canning all summer, from when early crops started to be harvested.  They would have felt the crisping of the air … Continue reading Canning (and other things I do to look like a homesteader on Instagram)

A Hike with no View

Hello gentle readers! I have been very wrapped up in the newness of my current situation for  the last few weeks.  We moved to a new town, started doing new work, and of course started looking for more work.  It's amazing how nerve-wracking it is to be handed a chance to live the life you … Continue reading A Hike with no View