It's that time of year when we start using (eating) what we've put up. Sometimes the transition is a little tough for me. Going from squirreling away to emptying jars is doing a 180 and it takes some getting used to. Except for potatoes and butternut squash, everything that's been put up this year is as follows...Sorry the image isn't clear. It was this or retyping it all. I chose this.
In an attempt to be deliberate about using it up, I'm going to start sharing my weekly menus in the margin. No longer are the days of using whatever is ripe in the garden. If we kept that up, we'd only be eating lettuce, spinach and leeks. Not a terrible idea, but still. I hope the menus inspire you to use what you've put up and help with meal ideas.
As we approach Christmas, keep in mind your fellow readers as you shop for gifts. I've updated the list of reader Etsy shops in the sidebar. If your shop was empty, I took it off the list. Once you replenish, let me know and I'll be happy to add you back in. I've updated my favorites from everyone's shops and those can be seen in the Etsy thumbnails in the margin. I'm working on finding out how I can display more of the favorites as currently the thumbnail showcase only holds sixteen. You are some talented folks.
If you are a regular reader and you'd like your Etsy shop or hand made craft website to be included, please email me.
I have a couple (possibly three) giveaways lined up between now and Christmas from some of your Etsy shops. If you'd like to give something away from your shop, please let me know this as well.
Have a wonderful weekend, darlings! Pin It