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First seeds planted

  ell, Minnesotans, I may you an apology… According to Murphy’s Law, it was probably my family who brought the big snow storm today by planting the first seeds for the garden this last weekend.   The plants that require the longest growing … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day

appy 3.14 !  Today I made a pie to celebrate: My mom’s pie crust recipe for a 9″ pie plate: 2 c. flour, 1 tsp. salt, 2/3 c. lard. 4 Tb cold water. And for the filling I did: 1 … Continue reading

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Canning Beets

esides firing Bouja bowls and painting window components yesterday, my folks and I also dug up all of our beets from the garden and canned them.  My mom uses a french-fry cutter to expedite the process:)  I have to say, … Continue reading

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Canning Pepper Sauce

heck out our haul of Marconi peppers from our garden!  It was not a great year for many plants in our gardens but it was a good one for peppers.  Last night my mom and I roasted all the Marconi’s (<3 … Continue reading

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Harvest Time

ell it is that time of the year and things are piling up.  We have started to take in the garden, and dug 60% of the potatoes on Monday, storing them in the barn for now.  The bouja bowls are … Continue reading

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Finished Linocut for the Bouja Posters

ach year, we’ve tried to depict in the image on the poster the next hurdle we need help with, or what the current Bouja is raising funds for.  This next year we hope to put in the new floor, which includes … Continue reading

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Bouja Posters’ Linocut

hile the first glaze firing of bowls happens in the kiln in the barn, I worked on the linocut for this fall’s Bouja posters all day today .  The gracious Mary Bruno has offered to help me print them again, … Continue reading

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