Monthly Archives: December 2020

A Suet Christmas

I made a lot of items for Christmas using our cow’s suet.  The first project was making Pure Tallow Soap.  This involved melting the tallow I had already made from out suet in a crockpot. Then I slowly added lye … Continue reading

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What We Did Today

We met our future beagle and her parents.

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My Pandemic Christmas

First was the Christmas prep. I bought two Cornish game hens and a duck for Christmas dinner. We dropped off presents for the grandkids and picked some up from them. William wrote the gift tags for the first time. On … Continue reading

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