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The Amish Way: Poems, Quotes and Words of Wisdom

While shopping at my favorite Amish Grocery I happened across this little book.  My curiosity got the best of me and I had to buy it.  Much to my delight I found way more than canning recipes and home remedies. Tucked away in the pages of this little book I found poems, quotes and words… Continue reading The Amish Way: Poems, Quotes and Words of Wisdom

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Help, we need somebody! Help, not just anybody! Help, you know we need someone, help!

  Do the altered lyrics in our title for this post sound familiar? Yep, you guessed it! The Beatles, HELP, released July 1965! Okay, enough trivia!   We at SGC need help from our readers!  Help in finding out how we are doing on our blog. We ask that you please take a moment to… Continue reading Help, we need somebody! Help, not just anybody! Help, you know we need someone, help!

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Tomatoes: From Frozen to Canned

  I have a confession to make. I. Am. A procrastinator… There! I said it. It’s a sad truth and one that I am always trying to overcome. But I have to say that sometimes it’s not my procrastination that gets in the way of my “want to’s” or “need to’s”– sometimes it’s just life!… Continue reading Tomatoes: From Frozen to Canned

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A Smiling Heart, Indeed!

1 Corinthians 9:10 Or saith he it altogether for our sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is written: that he that ploweth should plow in hope; and that he that thresheth in hope should be partaker of his hope. Luke 17:6 And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye… Continue reading A Smiling Heart, Indeed!

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Why We Cook From Scratch {Most of the Time}

Genesis 3 4 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens,5 And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the Lord God had… Continue reading Why We Cook From Scratch {Most of the Time}

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Roots- A Brief History Lesson on Southern Cuisine

I’m kind of a nerd. I start thinking about things and wonder how they started, where they came from, who made it, why, why is it called what it is– and then I study. Not because I have a project due or a deadline, but because I’m a curious person that likes to learn. A… Continue reading Roots- A Brief History Lesson on Southern Cuisine

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Garden Planning 101

Proverbs 31:16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard. This weekend, South Central Kentucky was beautiful! With the threat of a late frost behind us {hopefully}, we took advantage of the 75 degree weather and planted our garden. I LOVE to garden and am always eager… Continue reading Garden Planning 101