How to make 7-10 GALLONS of apple butter…

Family, recipes

Last weekend we had a very special couple of days with our dear friends the B family. They shared with us their generational family tradition and we were blessed with fun, fellowship and fall enjoyment~ I have been given permission to share this family recipe with you (special thanks to Caroline and Stefanie for the Read More

November 1, 2011

Vineyard Gleanings

Family, Spiritual Encouragement

Three years ago, when we first moved to South Carolina the Lord blessed us with an unexpected kindness.  It has developed into a yearly tradition now and today is our annual event….I have pulled my post from 3 years ago to introduce you to our fun. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  The Lord gave us such a huge blessing Read More

October 13, 2011

I dread this twice a year…

Homemaking, Mothering

Photo Credit   This week is one of those times that I dread so badly.  It occurs twice a year.  And it is so overwhelming that I would love to take the first cruise to the Bahamas to avoid it.  What is it? It’s the seasonal clothes change-out. With seven children you can imagine the Read More

October 5, 2011