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The Very Last Day,Time Is Of the Essence

November 8, 2019

my friends time is of the essence this
is the very last day after today there will be no more of harvesting I waited
to the very last minute behind me I got all of my storm windows put in place and
now I have to finish harvesting so many of you have asked me about my flowers
and how to save the seeds so many of you asked me all kinds of questions about
harvesting all of my flowers and things like that so today today is the very
last day before you know it the snowflakes are gonna fall so let’s get
started and today’s chores it stays like this I’m really thankful
for my baskets because I use my baskets to harvest all of my herbs and after
tomorrow a heavy frost that’s gonna hit and that means everything is going to
crumble up and die so we have a few moments yet so let’s get everything
started it is some baskets and a pair of scissors and I’ll show you what we’re
gonna harvest right but it’s about 40 degrees so we’re gonna start with my
marigolds all you have to do is you have to pick the flowers off the maracle’s
and let them dry and those will be your seeds for next this is marshmallow and the leaves of
the marshmallow are really great in making SAVs for your skin so we’re gonna
harvest a lot of these leads now when I make my stabs I only make them with
dried ingredients I don’t use fresh because I’ve always had a problem with
things molding here so I always DRI my things now let’s harvest some tea now I’m going
to harvest my grapefruit tea this is my highly praised tea I love this I use
this for all kinds of potpourri also I can use it for drinking it’s
amazing so this is my grapefruit tea and I want to get the rest of it harvested hey so there is a grapefruit team now
we’re gonna go ahead and we’re gonna harvest my peppermint tea and then we
can call it a day this time of the year the tea is really
straggly the springtime is the best to harvest your teas but with frost coming
we want to get as much of it as we can and now we’re gonna put everything into
my big dehydrator yeah you heard me right this is my greenhouse I use this
as a dehydrator you go in a couple of weeks we’re gonna package everything up
and they will be our seeds and there will be our herbs so today’s the last
day I got some more work to do so there’s onions those are the tops of
the onions they produced all summer long and so I need to cut the tops off and I
need to dehydrate them and those are like chives to me or like onions so I’m
gonna clean up them tubs and I’ll put them in the garage for next year
everything is winding down and they’re it’s the last of my garden it’s been a
good year in the garden now for the finishing work that I have to do today
enjoy it’s time once again for Fanny’s diary
and we are on November the 5th 1943 and Fanny writes today I finished so are you
dressed for Marion no Marion was my husband’s mother and that was Fanny’s
only child I know I get new subscribers every day I got a comment yesterday
wondering if we can buy Fanny’s diary on Amazon that was so precious Danny is my
husband’s grandma and Fanny was like a mother and a grandma to me and I’m gonna
explain to you just why I got married at age 17 and I moved on to the family farm
I moved quite a distance from my childhood home and Fanny lived right
across the field from me Danny lived in a doggy house so what is a doggy house
well in the Amish terms that is a house for the in-laws or a house for the
grandma Marian my husband’s mother was an only
child and so when they built a new house and moved off the farm they built in a
little addition an in-law quarter for Fanny and my husband and I we had bought
the farm so we were all together in one little community and that is where all
of my memories in my just the things I’ve learned in life have come from I
often wonder what would Fanny think knowing that so many people have heard
her diary just remember her diary was for her only and so some of the things
she talks about some of us will never understand fully she never dreamed that
the world would hear her diary you you


  • Reply Life With Lois`s November 6, 2019 at 1:02 am

    Hi Tessie
    Have a Blessed Night ?

  • Reply Candice M November 6, 2019 at 1:04 am

    Good evening everyone….have a great and hugs everybody..???

  • Reply Q Town November 6, 2019 at 1:08 am

    Another great video, thanks Tessie.

  • Reply Rick Ballard November 6, 2019 at 1:12 am

    Thanks for sharing Tessie. Blessings to you and your family

  • Reply Tammy Allen November 6, 2019 at 1:13 am

    Love your videos

  • Reply Sandra G. McAlister November 6, 2019 at 1:14 am

    Great video, thanks Tessie! ?

  • Reply RobynA316 November 6, 2019 at 1:14 am

    Wow! It feels like I/we just watched you setting up your garden and now it’s time for the long winter’s rest! Have a beautiful evening Tessie!.. Ra

  • Reply Charlie De la cruz November 6, 2019 at 1:15 am

    Hi Tessie may god keep blessing you with strength wisdom and love. Bless you and have a wonderful evening ❤❤

  • Reply Donnetta Rogers November 6, 2019 at 1:16 am

    Beautiful harvest! Blessings from Alaska Tessie! 🙂

  • Reply Jumpoff A November 6, 2019 at 1:18 am

    #14th LOL LOL 🙂

  • Reply Michael Ryan November 6, 2019 at 1:18 am

    Tessie, thanks for sharing, I never heard of grapefruit tea . You sure have a lot of herbs . Busy busy busy Tessie, multi tasking . May our Father continue to bless you !

  • Reply Owen November 6, 2019 at 1:20 am

    Tessie I've been harvesting the Marigolds this week I still have much more to go yet. My question to you is do you keep the Marigold plants in the ground after you harvested the buds:) Mine are so tall some are toppling over:) I'll be raking leaves to:) I remember using a big gas powered blower to blow the leaves in a big pile and bagging them up her place was so large:) It would take us two days or more:) Those were fun times I enjoyed playing with the leaves making paths before blowing them into a pile:) Tessie it's so mild here it hardly seems like I am getting a frost by this Friday:) It's going to go down to 30 degrees on Friday night:) It's sad to see an empty garden the last day:) Soon we will see snow on the ground:) I need to put away the patio table and chairs and umbrella another summer done:) Love the diary reading tonight:) Love you my sweet sister:) God Bless you and Ken and Family:) Keep smiling sweetie:)

  • Reply ellen fisher November 6, 2019 at 1:20 am

    This time of year is always 'bitter – sweet ' when most of the things we have nurtured & gleaned from , either die or go to sleep for the Winter . We look out over the landscape & wonder , ' Where did all the time go to ? ' I don't think I have heard of Grapefruit Tea . Did you plant it from seed or a plant ?

  • Reply Carol Dotson November 6, 2019 at 1:20 am

    Hi Tess I'm a new viewer and have just seen a few of your recent videos. I have alot of catching up with you. Have a great evening and God Bless.

  • Reply Bob Emerson November 6, 2019 at 1:21 am

    Great video

  • Reply Gail Reese November 6, 2019 at 1:21 am

    Tessie I am growing some onions and the green stems are beautiful I want to dehydrate some but I want the onions to grow Will It harm the bulbs if I cut them . I live in Florida so it is time to plant out onions . I love to dehydrate the stems.

  • Reply Donna Marcia McClendon November 6, 2019 at 1:23 am

    I harvested my marigolds for seeds today too! Love them n have them every year. I share with anyone who wants some. Great video! ?

  • Reply Grampy Campy’s Bearcreek Homestead November 6, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Loved it as usual my sister! ???‍???????❤️???✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✅??

  • Reply Tammy Isenblatter November 6, 2019 at 1:26 am

    What a BEAUTIFUL VIDEO!!! I am not sure i heard you right did you say grapefruit tea when you were cutting the herbs? I heard the mallow right..but not for sure. The pansies and marigolds were so pretty!!! And thank you for sharing Fannies diary!!! It is like stepping through time to my Grandma or Great Grandmas house!!!
    Love you ❤!!!!?

  • Reply Debbi Meyersbrant November 6, 2019 at 1:30 am

    We have had cold weather here for a sometime now. I got the last of the storm windows in today all but the one in the kitchen, I am putting it off, for as long as I can. But I think this week I have to put it in, the highs are just to be in the low 40's . I know what is coming with temps like that, will not be going to town a lot to cold for me to be out in it,the Mt's of PA I love them most of the time lol. Everyone is telling me that this yr is to be a bad winter , just look at them and say every winter is bad in Somerset county lol. You keep warm, and pray for me as I pray for you and your family.

  • Reply Christine Green November 6, 2019 at 1:31 am

    I'm in western NY and we're usually a couple weeks ahead of where you are. We had snow last week!

  • Reply Patricia Russell November 6, 2019 at 1:32 am

    So interesting to see winter prep. Here in FLA. we had two days of cool weather! I got excited,went through my winter clothes.. saying hi to old friends! Then….we warmed up! Sigh! My garden still has flowers,even marigolds.Crazy!

  • Reply Owen November 6, 2019 at 1:32 am

    Tessie I think Fanny would be proud of you for sharing her life:)

  • Reply Mari's Vegetable Garden November 6, 2019 at 1:35 am

    Beautiful video Tessie ? for a split second there at the beginning I thought you had been Raptured but then I saw you sneaking out the back whew ? blessings ? xoxo

  • Reply Jemmie Stone November 6, 2019 at 1:36 am

    Great work Tessie. Yes your weather is getting colder. Stay warm and safe. God Bless You and Your Family.

  • Reply Janet Wilton November 6, 2019 at 1:36 am

    Is your grapefruit tea plant the same as grapefruit mint? Your leaf blower sure makes fast work of the leaves. I always enjoyed raking mine with a big broom rake. I think the rhythm of the rake across the grass was soothing and the quiet of fall was all around me. 🙂

  • Reply Georgia Lake November 6, 2019 at 1:38 am

    Last of the little yellow tomatoes from a greenhouse like yours. Have a strawberry mint plant and am looking forward to finding out what I can use lt for. Made berry jam in jars like Owen sent you. Take care. Thanks for the video.

  • Reply A R November 6, 2019 at 1:40 am

    Beautiful marigolds and herbs. So much to learn and so much to take in. It's such a wonderful way that you know. I envy you that you have such a vast knowledge of such things. I envy that you had such a close relationship with your husband's grandmother. She was that warmth and loving kindness that your heart hungered for. You are so very blessed!

  • Reply Carolyn Jordan November 6, 2019 at 1:41 am

    What do with the flowers?

  • Reply Beth Grant-DeRoos November 6, 2019 at 1:44 am

    Love these type videos. Glad to see someone else grows Marshmallow plants. We use the root for various issues since the mucilage it has is amazing. Also grow nasturtiums because the leaves and flowers can be used in salads and the seed pods make a good substitute for capers when pickled. Was that Grapefruit Mint that you picked? I grow a variety of mints in secure planters since they spread quickly. Grapefruit, peppermint, chocolate, orange, lemon, lavender and licorice

  • Reply Dolphin Watcher November 6, 2019 at 1:46 am

    Tessie, do you add anything to your soil? Your marigolds have so many blooms. ???

  • Reply Blissful Acres Off Grid Homestead November 6, 2019 at 1:50 am

    Thought of you the other day while I dried mint and basil. Also, when I was canning 14 quarts of bone broth I remembered you using a table runner. So guess what I used? I will ALWAYS use it from now on!

  • Reply weedygarden November 6, 2019 at 1:56 am

    You could make copies of her diary to publish. It could be done in a few different ways. It could be a photocopy of her original diary. It could be a typed up version of what she wrote, with some of the images of her original diary inserted here and there. It could include some family photos and recipes. You could have a book to sell.

  • Reply Vernie Max November 6, 2019 at 2:01 am

    Beautiful video, Tessie!

  • Reply terri riccardi November 6, 2019 at 2:01 am

    So sad to see your garden gone but it served you well this year. And you have many seeds for next year. Love hearing about Fanny from her diary. Keep smiling sweetie xoxo

  • Reply Ludie Maye November 6, 2019 at 2:11 am

    Oh Tessie girl only you would come up with a way to rake leaves in a high tech fashion, he he. I really enjoyed this video friend, beautiful harvest. Fannie would be so proud of you.Love You Sis

  • Reply Erika Mahler November 6, 2019 at 2:13 am

    I loved following you from the planting of your garden to the last day of your harvesting ! There is something calming and peaceful watching your videos as the seasons change.

  • Reply Lori Brown November 6, 2019 at 2:14 am

    I have never heard of grapefruit tea. I will have to try it sometime.

  • Reply bee walsh November 6, 2019 at 2:15 am

    That was very interesting, thank you for sharing. I thought I saw you pour milk, do you have a goat or a cow? I learn so much from your channel .

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  • Reply N D November 6, 2019 at 2:23 am

    It is a pleasure to watch you harvest your bounty. Gardening gives me a lot of joy and I can tell it does the same for you.

  • Reply Marybeth Smith November 6, 2019 at 2:28 am

    Its been in the 30's here some nights but it was nice and warm in the 60's today. Fall is definitely over and winter is knocking on the door. I've been sharing your video with my friend on FB and she is loving watching you as much as I do. Have a blessed day.

  • Reply Veruca Salt November 6, 2019 at 2:37 am

    What a beautiful piece of land you have! So peaceful. I'd love to homestead like you instead of work a 9 to 5 but man would it be a lot of work comparatively.

  • Reply Cupcake Unicorns November 6, 2019 at 2:41 am

    How do you find time in a day to do everything you do? ? I can barely keep up with day to day and a small wee garden.

  • Reply buckeyedav1 November 6, 2019 at 2:51 am

    What a pretty day you had. We had rain all day today tomorrow will be in the 50's and then Thursday we are supposed to get 2 inches of snow here in Columbus, Ohio. I still have a lot of green tomatoes I am waiting for them to turn red to make more Salsa with. Probably Friday enough should be ready and still more to wait on. This is the first year I've had so many left over but praising the Lord I can enjoy salads and BLT's a little while longer. Anna In Ohio.

  • Reply Melissa Bernier November 6, 2019 at 3:00 am

    I love this. We too are done with the last farming bits. I just cut down the 10 pound pumpkin that has been hanging out on my counter all week. All cooked down and now I will put in the food processor tommorow.

  • Reply DEF LEPPARD - Lover November 6, 2019 at 3:02 am

    What a great video Tessie.
    You have beautiful hair my dear…do you ever braid it?
    I’ve got really long hair myself.

  • Reply Pooka November 6, 2019 at 3:12 am

    I well remember the times of last harvest day – I never felt sad about it – loved being a squirrel every fall, though today I felt sad at the last day for your garden, somehow. It was very productive for you this year, but couldn't hold a candle to what you received from the food bank! That's such an amazing amount of food you have been able to put away. Your entire family will profit when the famine hits, and that's not far away. Hope you can put up a bit more meat, and some eggs for when the chickens are not laying. I hope to freeze eggs just as you did, while they are quite cheap here. For some reason fresh eggs are what I expect to miss most when we are down to our storage food, as I am unable to have any fowl here. Lovely video!

  • Reply Jenn in Kanata November 6, 2019 at 3:21 am

    Tomorrow I have to go pick the onions from my community garden plot. I am so behind picking stuff this year. But the snow has held off

  • Reply Darlene Redbird4 November 6, 2019 at 3:22 am

    Beautiful video as usual. It’s sad to see the harvest go . But winter can be quite beautiful to see also.

  • Reply Margaret Martin November 6, 2019 at 3:46 am

    God bless you and your family. ???✝️??

  • Reply L Blake November 6, 2019 at 4:11 am

    I am preparing as well. I made a few teas. One green with rose petals and lavender. The other black with lavender. I may add mint. I started the fire cider batch a few days ago. Have to wait till end of month to strain. My thieves oil and chest rub is also complete. A few more projects and I should be ok.

  • Reply Susan H.3333 November 6, 2019 at 4:15 am

    You are on the ball girl! Getting it done before the snowflakes fall. I shared your Channel with a good friend of mine who likes to garden and can. Love this video and thank you always for your upbeat attitude and ideas! Love you much??

  • Reply Momma of Six November 6, 2019 at 4:21 am

    What an amazing harvest! I am catching up again lol We helped our daughter move and it's been crazy. Have a blessed Wednesday!!???xxx

  • Reply Betty Adkisson November 6, 2019 at 4:21 am

    Thank you for reminding I have harvest my mint

  • Reply A Wyoming Prairie Wife November 6, 2019 at 4:22 am

    Congratulations, Miss Tess, on another year of gardening…time to take a break, and and do more cooking videos…living at an altitude of 5,000 feet, our winters come early…we were having a beautiful fall, but then hard frosts hit, and all was gone…Blessings sweetie…love Fannie’s diary❤️??????????❤️

  • Reply Kimmies991 November 6, 2019 at 4:49 am

    Tessie, its 40 degrees and you have flip flops on!!!! Brrrrrrr!!!!! 🙂

  • Reply Michelle Collins November 6, 2019 at 4:58 am

    Are all the herbs you harvested perrineals?

  • Reply Patricia Ribaric November 6, 2019 at 5:01 am

    You are a woman of many talents. Grandma Fanny would be so proud of you. I enjoyed your music selection, and today you taught me what doughty meant. We have a Doughty Valley in Ohio's Amish area near Charm. You also taught me its proper punctuation. Now I can sleep well because I learned something new!!!

  • Reply Kerry Taylor November 6, 2019 at 5:04 am

    Storm windows and the harvest are in so that's good news. Bless your soul for sharing the words and spirit of Fannie. She was quite pretty and clearly much loved. Thank you so much for sharing, Tessie.

  • Reply Owen November 6, 2019 at 5:17 am

    Good Morning Tessie, Brothers, Sisters, And Friends, Fall is almost over and winter is just around the corner soon snow will be falling. I still have leaves yet to fall and have flowers still blooming though most are mostly gone:) Looks like I will have a frost on Friday night with the temps dropping to 30 degrees:) Looks like snow in the forecast for next week:) Have a wonderful blessed Wednesday filled with joy and happiness:) God Bless you my Brothers and Sisters, friends and Tessie:) Love you all:) Keep smiling:)

  • Reply Debbie M November 6, 2019 at 5:34 am

    I hope you show us how you make some of those things with the harvest. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Lolo Lotto November 6, 2019 at 6:04 am

    Nice relaxing harvest! Thanks for sharing Tessie! ☺️???

  • Reply S Damon November 6, 2019 at 6:11 am

    One of the first gifts given to mankind is a garden.

  • Reply AB's Kitchen Recipes & Vlogs November 6, 2019 at 7:17 am

    So Many Blooms

  • Reply Amie Rikke November 6, 2019 at 7:58 am

    Hi Tessie, thanks for the update and nice relaxing video. We had a little snow here in Nebraska already but it didn’t stick.
    Is the grapefruit tea made from grapefruit mint? Do you just use the dried leaves or do you add anything else? Thanks!

  • Reply Rowanne Hagen November 6, 2019 at 8:24 am

    Beautiful video,Tessie. Loved the music and mellow fall light.

  • Reply Charlotte Jerome November 6, 2019 at 8:28 am

    Sad to see winter coming. I wish I could roll up in a ball until Spring.

  • Reply carole d November 6, 2019 at 8:50 am

    Hi Tessie nice video. Thanks for explaining about Fanny n how you moved away when you got married n that fanny was close by. Love hearing her Diary ?. Thankyou n God bless you n your family ❤️??

  • Reply Puerto Rican Prepper November 6, 2019 at 9:18 am

    Good harvest!

  • Reply Katie Lee November 6, 2019 at 10:47 am

    great tips:) a channel called Northern Heart is tips on' preparing for winter' Every yr in Autumn she makes free front doormats fr pine tree branches. Its a traditional Swedish craft that helps stop ice/snow forming on the steps/path that right outside doorways. Like you, she has great winter crafts on there too 🙂

  • Reply Heidi Strain November 6, 2019 at 10:49 am

    You are the only other person I know that would wear flip flops at 40 degrees besides me
    .? Bet you garden barefoot also. Why did you leave the farm?

    Blessings, Heidi

  • Reply Melda Cano November 6, 2019 at 11:03 am

    Hi Tessie, enjoyed watching the video. I love to hear about Fanny. It looks cold in your area. We're still in the high 80' in South Texas.

  • Reply Kimberly Clark November 6, 2019 at 11:18 am

    Harvesting the fruits of your labor-great job Tessie!

  • Reply Polonia Rosa Carrasquillo November 6, 2019 at 11:28 am

    Good Morning, Dear Tessie ?
    Happy Wednesday ? ? ?
    Hope you and Kenny are doing well ? ? ?
    Harvest the last time for winter! So now when you start seeding again for Spring?
    I'm in zone 8A and 8B, sometimes with get snow or a long hard freeze.
    I been collecting seed all Summer to planting in Spring, will see how things will go.
    I also put plastic inside the window ?
    Love to hear from Fannie journal, beautiful life and peaceful thoughts ???
    Have a great and blessing day you and Kenny ? God bless you both ? I Love you my Dear Sister Tessie ? ? ?

  • Reply Kimberly Holt November 6, 2019 at 11:50 am

    So enjoy watching your harvest. God has blest you in many ways!

  • Reply Pamela Levesque November 6, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    What a cozy, rewarding feeling to know that the last of the harvest is safely inside, so the snows can begin ; )

  • Reply Penny H November 6, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    I enjoy hearing the diary. My mom was born in 1942 and I like to imagine her as a little toddler running around at the time Fannie was doing her chores. I enjoyed your video. I harvested zinnia, black eyed susans, and coneflower seeds this week.

  • Reply 1 Best Friend 2 u November 6, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    Did you bring in the frog from Owen?

  • Reply Brooke Nelson November 6, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    I love these videos. They are so relaxing for me to watch 🙂

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  • Reply Just Judy November 6, 2019 at 12:33 pm

    Tessie, except for the Marigolds , were all the others perinnials

  • Reply Lesley KISS America Farm November 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Please don't be offended: I was always told Amish don't get their picture taken due to making an idol. You have a picture of grandma Fannie, correct? Is that not a rule then? I'm only curious is all.

  • Reply Nicole K. November 6, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    You take very good care of your property.

  • Reply The Italian Teacher. November 6, 2019 at 2:01 pm

    Tessie you learned so much from Fanny and thanks for sharing her diary

  • Reply granny bee November 6, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    It always makes me sad when I Clean out the garden.

  • Reply Teresa Smith November 6, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    I was wondering how to harvest my marigolds that came from your seeds. Thank you for great info as always.

  • Reply Felica Goodland November 6, 2019 at 2:59 pm

    I always loved listening to the "old folks" when I was growing up. I learned so much just being around them. I think that's why I have a rather old soul. I now have been blessed with a wonderful couple in their 80's that live across the road from us. I get to spend time with them and learn from them….even at 50+ years old! Love hearing about Fannie and things you have learned from her.

  • Reply norma Trewhella November 6, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    I love Marigolds.

  • Reply Wanda Hershey November 6, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Such a beautiful and peaceful video. What a treat to be able to take a coffee or tea break and forget the toils of the day or look at them in a different light. Your videos are the best Tessie

  • Reply Tata NYC November 6, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    What a peaceful video! God bless,

  • Reply Robin November 6, 2019 at 4:54 pm

    Love you Tessie!❤
    Anne Frank never thought anyone would read her diary either, and look at the great work that is!

  • Reply Christal Lee Scholes November 6, 2019 at 5:27 pm

    Tessie what is grapefruit tea? Where could I purchase seeds for next season, love your videos ❤️❤️?, God bless

  • Reply Melisa Palmer November 6, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    I agree with owen I believe that they all would be proud of you keeping the tradition alive thur you. Sad to see the garden going. But excited about the spring but need to rest. Even the ground needs rest. Loves and prayers.

  • Reply Sandra Nevins November 6, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Thinking of the way you do things is not just in one region . A lot of my aunts uncles and extended family wouldn't dream of putting some elder in a home. But sadly sometimes it has to be, safer for the person and other family. Peace.

  • Reply Yvonne Shaub November 6, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Greetings Tessie..I'm so late phone went dead..I pulled my last peppers n tomatoes yesterday and I'm adding any leftover soil to my compost pile..yep it's going to get dreary..but looking forward to the next spring gives us hope and renewal for the next year.. looking forward to some tasty warm comforting meals that only your channel can offer Tessie ??.. blessings to you and your family ? ?? ?

  • Reply GrandmaSewHappy Homestead November 7, 2019 at 12:06 am

    You've had nicer weather stick with you a little longer. Are plants few weeks ago were long gone and the Frost has hit us. I love your leaf blower I got one when a friend was selling some other items I was able to buy a used one for $10 from them so excited at age 61 now being able to blow things away easier. I used it one day in my garage blowing out all the leaves in dirt oh my it was fantastic. You have so many yummy things you're saving enjoy them. When you talked about the addition added onto a home that is The Farmhouse that my daughter-in-law's mom moved into when she married into the family she lived in the small home addition onto the large Farmhouse and then as they would have more children they switched and moved into the larger home and the in-laws would move into the smaller home and so she lived her whole life on that farm. That farm was in my daughter-in-law's family for over two hundred years they had 500 acres. Sadly after the grandparents died the siblings pressed for the one family member that was running the farm and was outvoted by his siblings for the farm to be put up for sale. Those homes are the neatest things

  • Reply Cathy Mc November 7, 2019 at 12:17 am

    well you have most of the hard work done for the season…other than what you bring home…so now you get to do the fun things…candles, soap, salves and balms…all that good stuff…oh and work on some cookbooks!

  • Reply J T November 7, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    It was peaceful watching you work. I'm visiting my younger son in N. Georgia, so it's actually cool, making it feel like I was there with you during your video. ? Thank you again for sharing your wonderful life. Blessings, Jody. ?✝

  • Reply L. J. November 7, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Glad you had time to harvest your last little bit of everything. Looks like it is pretty cold there already. Right this moment we are having warm weather 77 degrees with a high expected of 82 here in Tucson, AZ I can't wait for the cooler weather. Fall just doesn't seem much like fall when it is this warm. LOL

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