Here are a few of my favorite photos from this summer and fall.
This is some of what we were doing when I was too busy to update my blog.
|delicious strawberry jam making|
|Our first canning project of the year.|
The children took part in a pumpkin growing contest this summer, the seeds were supplied by Johnny's Select Seed Company donated to our local greenhouse for kids to plant. There were several categories, my son won 1st place in judges choice and my daughter won third for smallest pumpkin.
|Seamus' surprised face when he won 1st place in the judges choice category|
|My champion pumpkin growers.|
|Praise made two beautiful pies out of the award winning pumpkins.|
|Apple pie filling. yum.|
|While I was canning apple pie filling, Little G was dilligently making biscuits. This is a Daddy biscuit.|
|A leopard biscuit|
|We harvested rosehips at the ocean|
|Showing Grace how to can rosehip jelly|
|fun in the kitchen|
|Hot peppers grown in the garden.|
|corn, corn, and more corn|
Last days in the garden:
|We carved into the pumpkins when they were tiny, this is my son's that won 1st place.|
|In the weedy pumpkin patch|
|Going home with some of our abundance.|
|My tomatoes that only grew two red tomatoes,... maybe next year.|