The nip in the air sparks an urge to put up and put away for winter. You'd think we lived out on a remote homestead somewhere (my secret dream, although the reality of it would probably kill me). But no. I'm just a pioneer woman wannabe. Speaking of pioneers, we made a long overdue visit to our kids and grandchildren in the stunning High Plains of Texas.
Saurkrauting (did I mention fermenting is my new hobby?)
Playing dress-ups (when did my baby get taller than me?)
Learning to make Mexican chocolate from scratch, thanks to my daughter-in-law
Ordering baby chicks for spring (old photo)
Wood chopping and stacking
Putting the gardens and the beehives to bed
Best of all: Celebrating 32 years of marriage with the dearest farm-hand ever
It's been a full autumn. I'm thankful. Now onto Advent...