Canning Crock Pot Apple Butter- A Tutorial

**Jars of this delicious homemade Apple Butter would make an awesome Christmas gift! Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First Name Are you ready to make some yummy apple butter? My husband LOVES it, so I’ve been making lots every fall for the past few years.  Here’s the recipe: Crock Pot Apple Butter 20 apples, cored and cut into pieces (keep skins on) 2 cups apple cider (or substitute apple juice or water) 3 cups {Read More}

Apple Picking 2012

**6-Week Fitness Challenge is coming Monday October 1! Follow my blog so you won’t miss it! Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner   Last Sunday we made our annual pilgrimage to the apple orchard! And we got some cute ones of our new 3-month-old!   Now to make some apple butter! Linked up at

Our Week in Review–Cruises, Apple Butter, and Birthdays

We had an interesting beginning of the week last week! On Sunday we watched a video on YouTube of a short film called Pilot’s Plight that my husband acted in!  It was written and filmed by a 14-year-old aspiring film-maker in our church.  Here’s the link.  (It’s PG or PG-13; watch it without the kids first.) Then on Tuesday my brother-in-law emailed us and said he heard our names on the radio.  We had entered a contest for the Love {Read More}

Apple Butter–made in your crock-pot!

  Click here for the crock-pot apple butter recipe. Pictures from our annual trek apple picking.