Category Archives: Canning

Garden and Girls

The garden is doing well, which means we have been staying busy (and Dana bought a bushel of peaches too!): And we brought these two girls home yesterday from a summer of working at camp!  

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Fall

Last Thursday, the hill across the way looked about like it did in the picture from the last post. Friday morning, when we left for a field trip to the art museum in Atlanta, it was foggy, and the hill … Continue reading

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1st Day of School: Part II

After the turn around trip to Mississippi to get Jenna to school, Lauren and I started a couple of days later. Here’s her class on their first day back: It’s a great bunch of kids, and we are looking forward … Continue reading

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Camp

Our youth leader and I just got back from taking nine kids to Lake Forest Ranch in Mississippi for their mission camp. The camp buses in 250+ kids from around the county (one of the poorest counties in the state) for … Continue reading

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That Time of Year

It’s that time of year again:   The girls (minus Lauren who was at driver’s ed) went to pick blueberries at a friend of some friends. They also had a rather large garden and invited them to pick as many … Continue reading

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The Last Day and Why Homeschool Rocks

This morning Lauren and her class had their mock trial at the Cherokee County Courthouse. They had a local attorney serve as an administrator, the county magistrate as the judge, and two sheriff investigators were on the jury. Each of … Continue reading

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Peppers

It was a peppery evening. We had stuffed peppers from the garden, and then we canned five more pints of various kinds: jalapeños, banana, and some chili peppers (I have no idea what chili peppers will taste like pickled). There … Continue reading

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