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Still just January.

Here’s something to ponder on this, one of the last days of January: did you know that if you hard boil eggs at least a day after you collect them they peel really well?  I actually steam my eggs rather than boil them, but the result is the same.  The Hubs and I had a Read More

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The Changing of the Guard

I am terrified of my pressure canner.  No, not MY pressure canner pre se, just pressure canning in general.  It certainly doesn’t keep me up at night, but I admit to finding enough alternatives to pressure canning that I have pressure canned NOTHING after 4 years of ownership.  But, you know what?  The door wreath is up, the Read More

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Back to Square One

If the seasons are cyclical and we all know they are, where exactly does the square come in, much less the first one?   Aren’t cycles by definition round?  It seems that going back to square one gets a bad rap a lot of the time.  For instance, you always go back to square one, right? Read More