During the peak of the pandemic in 2020, and with all of the supply chain issues and “shortages” that have happened since, I decided that I don’t want to rely upon the supply chain to feed me any more. My parents and I have started gardening, and learning how to preserve food. One of myContinue reading “First time dehydrating”
Hello everybody! After weeks of unseasonably cold and damp weather, I have finally had the chance to plant my greens! I chose a lettuce mix, spinach, and kale. Over the past couple of weeks, I have been buying flowers and planters, and any supplies I need to start a garden on my balcony. My parentsContinue reading “Greens are in!”
About a week ago, I was scrolling through Facebook, and saw an ad from my local produce stand. They had many great deals on lots of produce, including cases of blueberries. I jumped on it, and scored 12 6oz packs of blueberries for $7! Now that I had scored the blueberries, I couldn’t decide exactlyContinue reading “Canning Blueberries”
I hadn’t been to the gym, or done any exercise in quite some time due to the pandemic and other demands of my life. Earlier this month, I decided to renew my membership. I like to exercise outside in the summer, so I chose the quarterly membership, so it would expire in May. Health andContinue reading “Going back to the gym!”
Yesterday was a great and productive day! Though it didn’t start out as such. Last week, my parents and I agreed that I would come over on Saturday and spend the day baking and cooking lots of things. I wanted to try canning too. So I started getting ready in the morning. I was justContinue reading “Spending the day cooking, baking, and canning!”
My little tomatoes have been green for a very long time, seems like it’s been at least a month. But now they are turning red and are getting ready to harvest! I can’t wait to start eating them or canning them!
When all of this crap that’s been happening this year started a few months ago, I discovered that I really need to work on some survival skills. That includes growing and preserving my own food, just in case the economy collapses from the effects of COVID-19, and the grocery stores in town go out ofContinue reading “Let the canning begin!”
Hello! Yesterday, in my post about my first strawberry, I mentioned that I thought my peas were not doing well. Well, I was wrong! This peapod seemed to magically appear overnight. I can’t wait to taste fresh peas for the first time ever, and to start canning them!
Hello everybody! I can’t believe it’s been over two weeks since my last post! It’s been a busy couple of weeks (I will post about that later). Anyway, a few weeks ago, I wrote about the strawberries starting to grow in my garden. Well, today I checked on my garden, and the first one wasContinue reading “Fresh strawberries arriving now!”
After working in the yard for a little while today, I decided to take my kayak to one of the three lakes near my home. It was my first time kayaking, and I hadn’t been able to go to the lakes in a long time. The weather was great! It was sunny, with temperatures inContinue reading “First time kayaking”