Username Post: Scrappy Weekend
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    In response to Juansmom

  • Juansmom Said:
Peg, when on earth did you have time to do all that canning? Not to mention the gardening and harvesting that goes along with it! My hat's off to you, because I know first hand how hard and time consuming that all is!! But you will be eating all winter!!

It is a lot of work but so worth it in the end. Where do I find the time? It's called living a boring life.

DH does a lot of the gardening. We plant together and try to keep it up together but he gets done with work much earlier so that's a good job for him.

Then you have to be willing to have a few weeks of only being able to surface clean and keep up with the laundry.

But the way I look at it is that I have at least $800 of pickles in the pantry that maybe cost $50 to make (not including jars which have been in the family for years) AND they taste soooooo much better than store bought (IMO)

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