Ball tomato sauce recipe. YOU WILL NEED Tomatoes, cored Citric acid or bottled lemon juice Salt (optional) Dried herbs (optional)  Pint or Quart jars DIRECTIONS Prepare canner, jars and lids Wash and sort tomatoes, removing any bruised or discolored product. Quarter 6 tomatoes and place in a large stainless steel sauce saucepan. Bring to a … Continue reading Tomatoes!



Zucchini is one of my all time favorite vegetables. I like it almost any way you can prepare it.  I have always had a hard time growing zucchini in the past. Jeff has also had a hard time... mainly with squash bugs getting his plants in the past. Apparently the team effort was what we … Continue reading Zucchini!

Catch up!

It has been a long while since either of us last posted. Boy has a lot happened. We have almost Moved to TN. Our church was involved in a mass shooting, claiming the lives of 26 of our dear friends and injuring many others. We had a wedding (ours), because life is to short and … Continue reading Catch up!


I try to keep an updated list of how to do chores.... Just in case we are out of town, or have to have someone feed in an emergency. I wrote out a chore list. Holy cow I never realized how much there was to it until I saw it written down!   Chores Start … Continue reading Chores!