We have now hit the major frosts here in the Yukon.
There have been a few things hanging on but not for long.
I took this picture of of one of my last petunias.
The wild roses are glorious in all their colour with their frosty accents.
There are not many plants still coming back after the melting the sun brings.
I dug up my dahlia bulbs yesterday and brought them in for the winter.
My boys helped me dig up the last of the potatoes as well.
Surprisingly my mint plants have come back after the sun hit them this morning.
So more fresh mint tea today! :)
We have ben airing out our quilts a few at a time
the last couple days.
Some are super heavy so we are staggering them.
While the weather is still nice during the days we've
started to pick cranberries.
They are so good in jam and put into muffins.
I made some orange glaze cinnamon buns this week.
A family favourite comfort food.
It's just some bread dough rolled with
brown sugar and cinnamon.
Then I add a icing sugar glaze that has a bit of butter
and some orange extract in it.
Warm or cold it's delicious!
Then I made a big batch of chicken stock.
This time I put a couple chickens (not just the bones) in
and boiled them along with the
veggies and herbs.
I was able to make enough stock for 8 quart jars.
Some went for a soup meal the first day and some is in the fridge for later.
Then I pressure canned up 6 quarts for the pantry.
Thanks for dropping by!
What have you been doing this week to get ready
for colder days?
ps. Sunshine Country because I cannot respond to your comment.
For my spuce tip tea I pick the buds in the springtime.
That is when they are sweet.
You can use spruce tips later in the year but they are much
more pungent but still healthy.
Love and Prayers,