First Snow Cover

The world was white when we arose this morning. It has been snowing off and on all morning. The snow melts, more comes down, as the day lengthened the accumulation slowed, reversed, and has melted away. There is hopeful news about the hydro service upgrade, which must be done before the furnace installation can be… Continue reading First Snow Cover

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First Snowfall

The temperature is above freezing, but that has not deterred the first snowflakes from forming and drifting down from the sky. The snow is not accumulating, but it certainly is falling with enthusiasm. As usual the weekends are extremely busy in the Mist Cottage kitchen. That is when Attila is here to harvest the garden.… Continue reading First Snowfall

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The End of Canning Season

The garden canning season came to a close today. Four jars of Salsa Verde were canned, and sit cooling on the kitchen counter. That wraps up the harvest canning for 2022! I started canning in May, with Dandelion Jelly. At first the canning projects were sporadic, but in mid-July I canned daily until the end… Continue reading The End of Canning Season

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Pressure Canning

The canned Chicken Pot Pie filling was so delicious that we decided to can more of it. It is a fussy recipe that requires a lot of steps. Attila and I worked together to assemble and prepare the ingredients, and four jars are in the pressure canner right now, along with two jars of canned… Continue reading Pressure Canning

Closing Up The Camp

Today we packed a picnic lunch, and ventured forth to the Camp. It was time to winterize Grace the Trailer, and shut things down for the winter weather, which will arrive in a few weeks time. The weather was just like a summer’s day! How beautiful it was in the bush, blue skies, and a… Continue reading Closing Up The Camp

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