We are harvesting (aaaand processing) lots of cherries, raspberries, rhubarb, and hopefully I’ll soon get to the currants! Summer in full swing!
So much life and beauty to behold in these lovely pear and cherry trees.
Fall is the perfect time to bust a move in your garden. The weather is cooler so you’ll sweat less – save yourself on some laundry – PLUS the cooler weather is beneficial to your perennials (or future perennials, perhaps). This is the season to re-arrange, share, dream big and expand your operation (more fruit anyone?). We’ll […]
Excuse my silence, but these sticky hands have been busy processing cherries. Remember that pick-your-own excursion that got me slugging 40lbs of cherries home? Well, yes, we needed to pit every. single. one. and do something with the cherries. Whew! Really, though, it was enjoyable work with this whiz of a cherry pitter I picked up at the farm […]
Every homesteader needs a little travel adventure, too, right? It takes a bit of coordinating, but we try to make it happen a few times each summer, and it works out with the help of some extremely generous friends and neighbors! There is a lot to do on the little peninsula that juts out into Lake […]
I can’t claim the brains behind this one. Little miss five year old wasn’t too satisfied with my delicious lemon-mint dressing one night at dinner. She requested I make her a different kind – a DELICIOUS kind. Well, what could be more delicious than the current fresh fruit pickings in the yard? Naturally, cherry dressing. Brilliant idea!