“Mrs. Clint shared with us a little more about the corn frolic. Not only were they going to be picking the corn, but they were also going to be grinding it to make cornmeal. She showed me three different types of corn grinders that they would be using, all from different eras.”
An old fashioned corn frolic social gathering. Shucking corn and fellowshipping with friends.
Saving money on diapers, and tips on how and where to buy them.
Reuse cereal bags for separating foods you want to freeze, such as pancakes, waffles, etc. You may never have to buy waxed paper again!
“It’s Apple Pickin’ Time, and last weekend I had my first experience picking apples. My good friend, Mrs. Addy, called me Saturday, and told me that they were picking apples and invited me to come join in. I was so excited! Me and Jada jumped in the van and went to meet them…”
If you just can’t buy organic produce, here’s a super cheap and effective way to clean pesticide residues and bacteria from your fruits and veggies before consuming them.
“I was pleasantly surprised that both kids AND hubby loved it! This is a keeper in my home for sure. A cheap crown pleaser, my kind of meal!”
More homesteading tips and advice from my friend over at Butterberry Farm.
My little Jada was shucking corn for the first time. But she wasn’t in it for the corn, no, she was on a hunt… for worms!
“We got together some big bowls and walked down to the blueberry bushes. The bushes were full of bright blue berries, and I thought it would be no problem gathering a gallon of them pretty quickly. I was ready to start picking away, but slowed myself as I noticed that Addy was studying the berries.”
“We soon went inside to get out of the heat. Addy had traded some blueberries for green beans at the farmer’s market, and she had tons of them to prepare for canning! When I saw the huge boxes full of beans, enough to make over 5 gallons canned, I offered my novice help.”
Tips for keeping your fresh potatoes from sprouting too quickly.
“I’ve recently decided that I will not be buying any more store bought maple syrup, not only because of the expense, but also all of the preservatives and junk in them.This recipe came out so good, I wanted to share it with all of you…”
This is THE BEST recipe I have ever used for making pancakes. Every one comes out perfectly every time. Definitely a keeper!
“Somehow we got on the subject of herbs and herbal remedies. I told her that I had Pink Eye last week, and how my doc. bill was $87! She said smiling, “You know, there’s an herb for that.””
“It’s so easy to make, and really kicks plain old carrots up a notch! And the best part is that the kids gobble them up!”