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Monday

Hello everyone!  I hope you are all having a good day.  We have been busy here-wait, don’t I always say that?  Well, its true but sometimes I think you all probably get tired of hearing it.  Today we gathered the last of the early corn.  It had gotten too hard to just eat so I cut it off the cob and put it into a crock to pickle.  I love pickled corn!  Also, we worked up a bushel of apples.  We got them as cull apples and they were only $6.00.  Not too bad and they really were pretty.  Just a few spots and bruises, not many at all.  We got 9 qts of applesauce and 4 half gal. of apple juice from them.  On top of all of that, I have been dealing with some type of head cold or allergies or something.  All I know is that I feel yucky , my nose is congested and my throat is sore.  I do not, repeat-DO NOT- like being sick.  I would not have been able to accomplish any of this today, if not for the help of my girls.  They are such helpers.  Thanks girls!

Well, the last canner is done.  Time to start cooking supper.  Enjoy your day and God bless.

UPDATE:  My wonderful Hubby is bringing home subway for supper!!  If I felt like it, I would do a happy dance.

Blueberries and Squash

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The girls and I picked a gallon of these beautiful blueberries yesterday.  It was a nice day for picking.  It rained on us before we got to the blueberry place but stopped before we got there.  The bushes were wet but the temperature was not bad and the bugs even left us alone.

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Today we made this zucchini pineapple recipe.  We used yellow squash instead of zucchini.  It actually tastes like pineapple.  You would never know it had squash in it.  I got the recipe from here.  http://www.thefamilyhomestead.com/zucchinipineapple.htm  A blogger friend of mine had made it the other day.  She posted about it here.  http://holcombhappenings.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/a-day-of-canning/  I think it will be really good.

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Now, question time.  I found out from the internet this squash is called a patty pan squash. Do any of you ladies have a recipe for it?  Our pastor gave them to us and I really would like to try them.  Online it says it pairs good with tomatoes but I thought I would ask you all.

Our weather change here has been amazing.  We had rain yesterday which we so much needed.  We laughed and said the plants in our garden were doing a happy dance for God.  The temperatures have cooled off so much.  We are right now at 73 degrees!!!  Thank you Lord.

Well, that’s about all.  I hope you have a great evening and God bless.

Snow and Deer

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We had snow overnight!  Amazing!!!  I don’t think I ever remember having snow here this early in the year.  Then we had another surprise.

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Hubby got 2 deer!  Last day of muzzle loader season.  YEAH!  We love deer.  We are so happy.  He got a buck and a doe.  Happy, happy dance.  Well, I don’t have much time to talk.  We have got them skinned out and ready to start working up so I better get busy.  Enjoy your day and God bless.