Monthly Archives: December 2012


Despite all the pre-Christmas holiday stressing and prepping, the actual Christmas Day was exactly what the true day was meant to be: relaxing…spending time with family…enjoying the beautiful outdoors and a ‘white’ Christmas…laughter…bonding. Our perfect little tree: Gifts and Presents: … Continue reading

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Another Use of the Pressure Cooker

Lee and Shawn went deer hunting and Shawn shot this deer.  It was the opportunity I had been waiting for to try to can venison! Neither Rachel Sr. or myself have tried any in a recipe, but Lee and I … Continue reading

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Lee and I spent Thanksgiving week down in Oregon, we were in La Grand with the Hart side of the family for the actual holiday.  Great times were had by all, it was wonderful for Lee to catch up with … Continue reading

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