Monthly Archives: June 2016

Dinner from One Green Bean Bush

This was our afternoon harvest yesterday from one green bean bush growing in a raised bed.  We lightly steamed them and enjoyed them for dinner.  Along with the green beans, we harvested a beefsteak tomato, a Roma tomato, a red … Continue reading

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Helping Children Do Chores

As a mother, I have had many conversations with other moms who discuss their children’s unwillingness to do work around the house or excuse them from chores.  “For each will have to bear his own load.”  (Galations 6:5)  One told … Continue reading

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The Many Uses of Chicken Bone Broth

After roasting an organic whole chicken for dinner, we remove all remaining chicken, and throw the carcass in a pot with purified water.  We cover and simmer the bones for 4 hours or longer.  The bone broth is rich in … Continue reading

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Growing and Cooking Beets

Beets have to be one of the easiest vegetables to grow.  In our climate zone, we can grow them all year, and do.  They sprout easily from seed and are hardy when transplanted.  We grow them in a raised bed … Continue reading

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