Wow. It’s a weekend, and I’m posting the weekend round-up. Unheard of!
In honor of Pioneer Week, I’m sharing some pioneer posts that caught me eye.
What is pioneer week, you ask? You can read about it right here at Crunchy Chicken. And while you’re there, be sure to check out her easy ricotta making lesson.
The pioneer’s didn’t have those fancy schmancy electric appliances, but they did have the sun. Check out this solar dehydrator over at Simply Thrifty.
If you’re longing for something elegant but simple to add to your sweets, you can make your own vanilla sugar, courtesy of Happy Hearts at Home.
Part of pioneer living is eating simply and seasonally. Stephany over at Naturally Simple has some great recipes for using up those green tomatoes still clinging to the vine. I’d love to try this maple-glazed barbecue chicken recipe from Carrie’s Cooking as well, maybe with some of smitten kitchen’s Peanut Butter Crispy Bars for desert. And if that is all too fancy for pioneer week, there’s always beans, beans, beans from Large Family Logistics.
Tipnut can help you not only clean your house on the cheap, but also without all the nasty chemicals– just like our foremothers used to do!
Growing in Grace has some great ideas for decorating your home for the season.
And if you’re sitting by the fire, feeling all domestic and itching for some handwork, Sew Mama Sew has sone beautiful suggestions here and here.
Happy Pioneer Week!