Monday, October 10, 2016

It's Canning Time...


Can you guess what I have been up too?

I've been canning...

Above, I made up 3 batches of Strawberry Freezer Jam
This is the recipe we used:



We made up a couple batches of Plum Jelly
This is our most favorite flavor!




Then I made up a batch of Pear Butter.
This is very tasty and it's even good just by the spoonful!


Pear Jelly...


Finally we canned several batches of tomatoes!

We still need to make and can salsa,
so hopefully we can get that done before the end of the month.

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News from the homestead:

We are getting things cleaned and ready for our 
Home School Harvest Party.

Been cleaning out drawers in the kitchen

Got our wood stove cleaned 
and lit first fire...
it's been getting rather chilly at night here!

Cleaned and rearranged living room 
with help from my youngest son.

Harvesting whats left in our greenhouse.

Studying David with my oldest for his Bible time

My two younger boys got baptized this past Sunday!!

God is Good!

What are you plans this week?

Thank you so much for stopping by...







6 comments:

Debby Ray said...

It looks and sounds like you have been a busy girl, Amy! Your jams and jellies look so yummy! Yes, fall has finally started to show up around here and there is a chill in the air. I LOVE fall! Have a blessed week! :)

Wendi said...

Oh, how happy your heart must be for your boys! Those cool, Fall days are here also. We haven't had to heat the house yet, but it is coming! I love seeing all of my jars lined up with goodness inside. Enjoy!

living from glory to glory said...

Yes, all the wonderful bounty and harvest of sweet jellies and jams will be such a blessing in the winter months. The jars always just look so beautiful when they are canned!
I so enjoyed canning with you my dear!
xo Roxy

SpicingUpIdaho said...

You have surely been very busy! I know how much time and effort goes into canning, and yet the enjoyment of having it on your shelves and eating it throughout the winter is so worth it! I have never made pear butter, it sounds delicious! Congratulations to your two boys getting baptized! What a special time that is for your family... and the harvest party sounds fun too... so much to enjoy this time of year! I made two pumpkin pies from one of the pie pumpkins that finished ripening, and they were oh so good. Hugs to you Amy, have a blessed and wonderful week!

NanaDiana said...

What a busy girl you have been! I LOVE Strawberry freezer jam and haven't made any in years. I used to make apple butter in the fall for hubby but he can't eat it anymore. xo Diana

Jennifer said...

HI! All you canning looks so wonderful! How very nice to have that stashed in your pantry for your family. Your home sounds like a bustle of wonderful activity! Praise God for your boys following after the Lord Jesus, and proclaiming to others His gospel in their lives.

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