Thursday, July 1, 2010


Besides new grandbaby activities,
(oh my, we are both asleep!)

this is what I have been up to lately.

Canning, canning, canning.

This week I made 10 pints of blueberry lime jam.

I turned a few piles of these...

into Dill Pickles.

Oh, how I love preserving summer's bounty
to enjoy the rest of the year.


Whimsey Creations said...

That jam sounds delicious! I'd love the recipe. Happy Summer!

Anonymous said...

The first picture is precious. I wished that I had your bounty for making jam, etc. I am not a dill pickle person, but the jam sounds scrumptious.

Lady Farmer said...

Busy gal! No wonder you joined baby in a nap!

Autumn said...

You needed that nap Grammie!!! That boy is precious!!!!
You still amaze me with how much you get done!
I got Jenns sweet note today-such a precious girl!Must've had a good momma!

Junebug said...

Oh how tuckered out!!! I think you need to post the blueberry lime jam recipe. I have never heard of adding lime. Sounds yummy!!!

Anke said...

I love canning! Maybe not standing over a hot stove while it's in the 90's but the results are just so worth it. So far I canned bread and butter pickles and tomato sauce, but there are many more things I want to can. That blueberry lime jam sounds great! We are actually off to pick blueberries this weekend since our bushes aren't producing yet...

kpaints said...

It is such a wonderful feeling of accomplishment, isn't it?
No wonder you are work so hard!!!!

smoothiejuice's hectichousehold said...

oh that all looks so yummy. how can you not drift into slumber in a comfy chair with a new baby. oh what fun. what recipe do you use for your dill pickles?

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