Mothering is hard, exhausting work. And that’s on a good day! There comes a season for every mother when she is tempted to throw in the towel (if only she could find a clean one, as Crystal Paine likes to say), when she genuinely wonders whether her failures as a mother can possibly be redeemed. Continue reading
This Home Canned Tomato Soup is a great way to add some veggies to your family’s meal plan. And during those long winter months, what could be better–or easier–than popping open a can or two of fresh garden goodness, heating it in a pot with a few other ingredients and serving it to your family for dinner? Continue reading
It’s tomato season, y’all! I’m dropping in from a long summer break to share a few of my favorite tomato canning recipes. Stay tuned over the next week or so for a few more recipes, including salsa and tomato soup. Here’s to that last great tomato harvest of the year–may yours be a bumper crop!
Roasted Tomato Sauce is amazingly versatile–use it in recipes that call for tomato sauce, make it into Tomato Soup, add it to soups or meats, add ground beef and seasonings to make spaghetti sauce, etc.
I’m popping in from my summer break to let you know about a fantastic offer, just in time for outdoor Labor Day activities, fall camp outs and maybe that one last trip to the beach…
Made On Skin Care, one of my very favorite sources of nontoxic personal care products, is offering Yankee Homestead readers a free bug block lotion stick through midnight on Thursday, August 27th. Continue reading
You may have noticed a lack of blog posts over the past few weeks…Not to worry, I’m still here!
The truth of the matter is, Continue reading
Score some points with the kids at your house (and maybe the grown ups, too!) with these easy and healthy Tropical Popsicles. Continue reading