Monday 27 September 2021

Homemaking Mondays: Changing Seasons


How are you today? 
The temperatures are dropping and the frosts have 
been coming on full strength. 
Today we had the first real snow start...and it's still
coming down.  
Sometimes hard and fast 
and sometimes soft and fluffy.  
My one daughter and I took a canoe ride in the snow. 
It wasn't too cold and it was so beautiful to be out in the open 
watching the snow fall.

With the colder temps arriving
it seems like bone broth is now more needed.
I found this cute herb heart in the bone broth in the fridge. 

We've been having more soup.
Roasted cream of tomato soup with grilled cheese 
is a family favourite.

Then with the arrival of the MacIntosh apples in the orchard 
bins at the grocery store there has been more baking.
My daughter has made delicious apple pie, (picture by her)

dehydrated apples, and this scrumptious cranberry apple coffee cake.
On the first picture are some sweet little apples 
that we've just been eating.  They were grown by some friends of ours.
The mug is a sweet new mug that I purchased at the final harvest market 
and it is lovely to use for hot chocolate. 

It's been time to pull out the mittens and warmer coats...
although dressing in layers is most important right now. 
The changing seasons bring new delights,
old favourite things, and a soft peace. 
Through it all the comfort that as things change around is in the world
and in nature that the Lord Jesus is never changing. 
He is that steadfast rock that we can always stand on and find comfort.

Isaiah 26:3
" Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, 
whose mind is stayed on thee: 
because he trusteth in thee."

Thank you for dropping by! 
Thank you all for your comments...and yes I think it's a comma butterfly. 

Love and Prayers,


Darla Mae said...

Where I live in Ohio, we haven't had a frost yet. I really notice how it's getting dark earlier and earlier. Autumn is my favorite season and I am just starting the "changing of the clothes". It starts out with a few items pulled out, like a sweater and long pants and ends up being too many clothes laying waiting...some to be put away until next year and some waiting to be put into drawers. It's always a busy time, closing up the garden and getting ready for Winter's cold. But it's a season full of blessings, as always. Thanks for the lovely photos, but you made me hungry!! ;-) Off to get me an apple.


Sister in the Mid-west said...

Ah! Thank you for answering my butterfly question. ;)
Your roasted cream of tomato soup looks delicious. When you have mentioned it in the past I always thought it sounded delicious. Do you think you might share the recipe sometime? To me, roasting tomatoes sounds like a cumbersome step. Is it easier than it sounds?
I am glad you are enjoying the first snowy weather! :)

Linda Shukri said...

Awesome - about your canoe ride! Love the pie crust design! :-)

Sunshine Country said...

You have a talent for writing in such a descriptive way, that makes me able to visualize as if I'm there. :) I always enjoy your posts, thank you for sharing. Especially appreciate the Scripture verse...much needed for me at this time, to keep my mind always on the Lord.