I have picked two harvests of beauty berries and at some point I will make jelly again. I love this time of year. The purple berries are absolutely beautiful. I typically pick the first two or three harvests and leave the last one for the birds to eat. The problem I am going to haveContinue reading “It’s that time of year again..”
The Friday before school started marked the first day the kids started to go insane. They started hitting each other, kicking, scratching, biting. Their attitudes have been horrendous. I’ve started sitting them in a room with their heads down until they are quiet. Which apparently takes them as really long time. I don’t understand whyContinue reading “Violence and school”
One thing that is hard to find is time. Especially if you are working and you have to come home and do chores everyday or you have kids and animals. You have to make even just 1-2 minutes a day about you. Take time and do some deep breathing, a 1-2 minute meditation, a fewContinue reading “Time for self care”
I made a cabbage salve for my mom. It is supposed to alleviate inflammation and help with pain from arthritis. It’s amazing what common plants and herbs can so for our bodies and how much they can help us heal naturally. I had to infuse the oil for 5 hours and then I had toContinue reading “Cabbage”
I know I have not posted in a while. It’s been so crazy. Everything is so crazy that is happening right now. It’s super scary. I am not going to talk about it though. So, I have started my garden. A little late but I am working on it. Also been taking my grandma backContinue reading “Posting”
It took me 7 and a half hours to smoke the pork butt today. It was totally worth it. Made one of my dad’s favorite meals in honor of him, smoked pork butt and Carrie fries (what my dad called the fries I made). When I was making them, I kept remembering how he wouldContinue reading “Smoking complete”
Today I am smoking a pork butt in honor of my dad. I like smoking about as much as he did. Although we both think the heat up process is so annoying. Got it started at 10:30. Let’s see how long it takes today.