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The snow is flying, the wind is bitter cold and the warnings and dangers of the cold temps are everywhere!  I have to keep reminding myself that we are living in the Ozarks and not northern Wisconsin.  I hear they ...

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Hello everyone!  I am going to be unable to get an article in this week.  My father has been battling leukemia for several months and was hospitalized this last week.  We almost lost him, but now seems to gradually be ...

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What a beautiful, crisp, fluffy snow we’ve gotten!  Here in Olga we didn’t get enough ice to bother us much, which is a wonderful blessing.  Watching the snow fall here in the woods was quite a sight to behold though.  ...

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Thanksgiving preparations have been in full swing the past week with lots of yummy food on the menu! Our oldest son will be smoking a turkey, which we are really looking forward to.  Our Thanksgiving meal tradition includes a turkey ...

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Isn’t it surprising how fast time passes?  It is hard to believe that it is November already.   This morning we have a fire in the stove which feels so warm and inviting while the wind blows hard and cold against ...

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For those of you who are done with your canning and have already started on your winter sewing, may I say, good for you!  I’m not quite there yet and my fingers are itching to get the sewing machine out.  ...

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Warm days and cool nights, the blessing of Autumn.  I keep hoping that the days don’t continue to get cooler, but they are and that is the circle of the seasons.  Not only that, but we are to be content ...

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Apples, apples and more apples!  Will we ever get done processing apples?  Just when I was beginning to think we might have to go out and buy some apples this year, in order to do a bit of canning, it ...

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It has been a beautiful week here in Olga!  There has been a lot more apple picking and canning taking place, not to mention having fresh Apple Crumble Pie on hand. I discovered a new recipe this week that sounds ...

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Can you believe Autumn is here?  It is time for crisp, richly colored leaves to fall, apples to be picked, hay rides with good friends, family gatherings, warm apple cider, pumpkin pie, apple butter, scarecrows, cozy scarves, bonfires and smores….can ...

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