Hi friends. I've been M.I.A. (missing in action). Really, just missing from here, but seeing lots of action (of the homefront kind).
The boys are all back in school. Cody is a sophomore in college, Micah in 8th grade, Lucas in 7th, and Bongo in 6th. Let me tell you, boys are easy to get ready for school. No worries about clothes or hair or anything like that. I'm so glad.
And now that I've got more free time, I've been tending the garden, started a full house scrubdown, and am catching up on about a two foot tall ironing pile. (Seriously!)
Whatever veggies we've been unable to eat up, I've been chopping and freezing for soup throughout the winter. Did you know that if you freeze your veggies just after picking that you save all the nutrients that can be lost from sitting around too long?
Today I'm making peach pie filling for the freezer, as I've got lots of fruit that need to be processed. The orchards here are bursting.
And we managed to pick enough huckleberries to last throughout the winter. Our freezer smells like them, and every time I pour myself a glass of icewater, I can taste the berries in the ice. Now that's a treat!
I'll be back to a normal schedule on Monday, and hope you'll join me here, once again.
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