Travel Planning

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…

As American as…

Last week the latest issue of Sunset came. For some reason I had five minutes to myself when it arrived. I quickly flipped through looking for inspiration. Then I saw it: apple pie. I’ve never made an apple pie, but…

Pickles

Tomorrow I am going to buy a jar lifter. They are cheap and useful and I’m getting tired of scalding my arms and hands. Tongs just don’t do the job. I’m cutting myself a little slack since this is my…