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First time dehydrating

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”

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Greens are in!

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!”

Canning Blueberries

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”

Spending the day cooking, baking, and canning!

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!”

Let the canning begin!

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!”

Fresh strawberries arriving now!

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!”