Having a family(that generates a PILE of laundry a day!), running a business(with my husband) and a household(that has the "lived in" look), trying to incorporate "green" into everyday life(with a family that marginally participates), all while enjoying sewing, crafting, gardening, cooking new exciting dishes(that my kids most likely won't eat!), reading, staying up on current events, and maybe even a little political activisim- trying to fit it all in every day creates this Sustainable Madness! Welcome and enjoy...
Ohhhh! I am soooo excited! The UPS delivery man( God bless him!) just dropped something wonderful to me! I have been waiting on these to show up... I ordered them back in January! Now while I am waiting on the books I requested from the library, I have a couple wonderful books to read(that I don't have to give back!!!!)!
More info on the chickens I will someday keep. Boy, when I actually get some, I will be VERY knowledgeable! Don't you just love chickens? They are so funny to watch.
And for when I am actually able to spend some significant time in the kitchen, after gathering the bounty from my home garden(HA!), this treasure will come in very handy! It stands to answer some of my lingering questions regarding canning and the proper techniques for various things.
The author of these books has a blog that I follow. She has give-aways sometimes on her blog of her canned chutneys and other various things, but alas I haven't won any yet... I hold out hope that I may win one day. She is in the process of writing a couple more books for this series, and I am looking forward to them!
Ashley's blog can be found here. Stop over and check her out, you will be glad you did.
PS Had my first beer in 3 weeks tonight. Can you say "AHHHHHHHH"? : )