Cranberry Orange Jam with Crystallized Ginger Okay, so I know it’s technically spring but it SNOWED at my house yesterday. I nearly cried. So, in honor of the weather, here are my Fabulous Friday Five links to Five ways to use your canning jars during the winter. Enjoy! Can dry beans – here’s a recipe for canning seasoned, soaked beans (I’d grab a jar and blend or mash to make homemade refried beans) and here’s one for canning dry beans (black beans, garbanzo, etc.). Make Lacto-fermented Giardiniera – I know many people make giardiniera in the middle of the summer, but I feel this recipe lends itself to winter produce with it’s use of carrots & cauliflower. Here’s another giardiniera recipe for canning . . . Cranberry Orange Jam [... To read more, click here ...]
One Saturday morning a few weekends ago I was groggily sipping my first cup of coffee and waiting for the griddle to heat up to feed my ravenous children their favorite, pancakes with loads of maple syrup and strawberries, nearly a Saturday morning ritual. I opened up my laptop on the counter, flipped over to my heartlandRenaisance facebook page and noticed that I’d received a message from one of my readers (yeah! I love communicating with ya’all on facebook!), lovely Anjanette. She had found my blog through a random, circuitous way via olive oil mayo and noticed that I live near Omaha. And am a Christian. And an entrepreneur. She had just moved to Alaska (where I lived for many years) and was also a Christian mom blogger. And this [... To read more, click here ...]
I’m excited to join the Ultimate Blog Party hosted by 5 Minutes for Mom this year for the first time! For new readers and visitors, WELCOME!! I’d love for you to sit down and visit for a bit! For my longtime readers, maybe you’ll learn a bit more about me!
I am a Christian, a wife and a mother of three beautiful children. I am a certified Holistic Health Coach and I believe that I’m being called by God to use my faith to help strengthen other Women of Faith both body and soul.