Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Plum wore out

We made sand plum jam from our sand plum bushes!

The pulp cooking down.


Ready to be processed in the water bath. Look at that color!


Clink. Clunkityclink. Clink.


The four older girls were essential to this task. Faith minded the babies, Abby pitted and chopped, and Trixie and Gloria picked the plums!



POP. POP. POP!

Recipe here.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

life lessons

Forcing the teenagers to build wire shelving.



UPDATE: they triumph!