2021 September, October, November and December

The one biggy that I missed in August was the overhaul/revamp of our bathroom. We have a new shower and the bathroom looks fantastic. It took some time for hubby to get used to it but I love it!!!

Old shower was metal and put in around the 1950’s. It was rusting and that was through three coats of white enamel marine paint.

My doctor moved to another practice and I moved my records to a office in our town that my husband uses. Should have done it years ago!

We harvested peaches and apples and canned them after first making some fritters and pies.
Apples, peaches, pears, rhubarb, we had it all!
We harvested one super and four frames of honey.
One of the hornet nests that was full but European hornets moved in and killed the black hornets. September was an unusual month.

October brought in bow season and hubby gave me a new Tenpoint Crossbow which was awesome. I had the best hunting season ever!!!

8 pointer with my crossbow
Last of the tomatoes were canned.
Pears were canned. These were the first we’ve canned since moving here and they are so sweet and crunchy.
This is the inventory of the canning that we did this year. I canned and froze more venison throughout the hunting season. This year I added a teaspoon of salt, teaspoon of ham seasoning and a teaspoon of onion powder. It’s so good!!

Every year I have to have a mammogram and the last three years I always have to go back for a second and go through a biopsy, but God is watching over me and blessed me with negative results. I think God and country life brings me through with flying colors.

I started making homemade vanilla extract and lemon extract for my own use and some gifts. It’s amazing how much a small bottle of each cost and I think my homemade is better, it sures smells better!!

The bald and golden eagles were with us most of the spring and summer but have now gone to their winter area.

A private buyer came to buy all of our spring calves and the fall calves have all arrived safely. All of the hard work paid off and now we start over. We purchased two new bulls and sold our oldest one because he was getting too big especially for young heifer cows. We kept back eight raised here on the farm and bought eight from a neighbor. These sixteen will make up the losses of old cows over the last three years. They make a pretty herd but I’ve yet to get a photo of them.

Last but not least, I met and passed my Goodreads annual challenge this year, I made time to relax and read!!

2021 READING CHALLENGE

Congrats!You have read 37 books of your goal of 30! 37/30 (123%)

The year is ending and so much has happened across the world but our little piece of heaven treats us well and we try to keep it up as best we can. To all of my followers, family and friends we wish all of you a very blessed and happy new year with good health and happiness!!!

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