Earlier this month, I took my first trip to Charlie's U-Pik in Wiggins, MS with friends. We spent the morning in the heat and humidity wading through mud in our rainboots picking farm fresh produce. The tomatoes, unfortunately, weren't ripe yet. So as I checked out, I grabbed a 25 lb. box of Roma tomatoes... Continue Reading →
It’s been a long day…
So I haven't really written since I left for my business trip last Thursday. For good reason. From the moment I walked out the door at 5:30 AM on Thursday until the moment I got home at 11:30 PM on Sunday, I was running. 7 AM until 3 AM the next morning each day. And... Continue Reading →
Mild Fire Roasted Salsa
So last night, when I told my husband that I was heading to the farm this morning to pick up salsa making supplies and asked him how much salsa I should make for the year. "Do you think 12 pints will be enough?" "No way! Quarts, not pints. How about 50? I really like salsa."... Continue Reading →
Sauerkraut: Easy, Tasty, Magical!
So I promised to post this last night, but then after building the girls' new art table, chopping up six pounds of onions and portioning them for freezing, making dinner for the Guys, and doing dishes for what seemed like the 18th time of the day, I went to bed instead. However,... Continue Reading →
Every night since I last wrote here, I've thought to myself that I need to come post something. And then I look at how late it is, and think about how tired I am, and say, "I'll just do it tomorrow..." Suffice it to say, I've been busy. In the last five days, I've: Gone... Continue Reading →