Travel Planning

Pumpkin seeds

When Halloween was over I was ready to get rid of the pumpkins. They were sitting on my mantle after all and I feared dripping pumpkin slop. I thought if I unceremoniously threw them in the rot pile in the…

Chili feed

I didn’t win the chili contest at the Bunker’s annual chili-off. This is the fourth year we were invited and still no trophy. The first year H and I were running a little late. I was pregnant with Anders and…

Saucy

Canning takes a lot of time and energy. Now I know why people spend all day preserving food. And why there weren’t too many dual income families during the olden times; food preservation is a full-time job. After an evening…

Hop to it

If you haven’t noticed, I’m kind of on a make-it-yourself kick. In truth, it isn’t really a kick, it is something that I have been interested in for years. I’ve made lots of hats, sweaters and other knitted items, a…

Apple cider

On Saturday I picked a boat load of apples from the neighbors’ tree. There are so many apples on that tree! We took the apples to Rocky Creek Farm and had them pressed into cider. By cider, I mean super…

This week

Henry spent the week in Jackson at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. The boys and I had five days to get into some serious fun. Of course, when we are having this much fun you can’t expect me to…