Monday, November 19, 2012

My baby is 4!

We recently celebrated my youngest daughter's birthday!  She is four now!!

She was very excited to get the Mickey Mouse kitchen that she had wanted for a few months now.  And after we got that all set up we went rollerskating.  That was also by request of the birthday girl.  And the day was topped off with an Angry Bird cake!!

Several times she told me that it was the best birthday she has ever had!  The smiles said it all!!

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Canning diced apples

Picked some apples off a friend's tree last month that she didn't want.  The kids ate quite a few and I decided to can some diced in a very light syrup and see how the kids like them in the middle of the winter.

7 pints diced apples

2012 canning:

16 pints potatoes
8 pints corn
10 3/4 pt ketchup
12 1/2pt ketchup
21 24oz spaghetti sauce
6 pt spaghetti sauce
2 1/2pt spaghetti sauce
20 1/2pt pizza sauce
5 pints salsa
4 1/2pt bell peppers
3 1/2pt chili peppers
2 1/4pt chili peppers
3 pints grape juice
2 1/2 pt nectarine sauce
7 pints diced applies

= 121 jars of food preserved for later