Roasted Butternut Squash & Cranberries

There are a couple things in life I’ve just been drawn to for as long as I can remember. One of those things is the holidays. When I was little I would spend an entire afternoon decorating my room for Christmas setting up my own tree and hanging lights, my Grandma always sewed us holiday pajamas and my CD player only held Christmas CDs. I distinctly remember the fireplace burning and music playing in the background every Christmas morning as we opened gifts and waited for breakfast to be ready and I can never Read More

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Canning Red Beets

It took me a little while to get this next blog post written, because we recently moved into our new house!!! It’s been exciting and exhausting, but we’re having fun making the house our home and adding a cozy factor to every room! And now another summer canning season has come and gone. To wrap up the canning series on the blog I’m ending with red beets! I don’t know if you’d agree that I saved the best for last, but I did save the easiest for last. My grandma and I canned 8 quarts of beets in the morning and still had plenty of time to spend the afternoon in Amish country having lunch and shopping with my Mom! The only disclaimer worth mentioning before we jump into the step by step instructions is Read More

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