I'm sure you have noticed that the blog is taking kind of a slow down. Besides being kind of tired lately and fighting either a cold or allergies that have decided to settle in my chest. So I got on today to try to do some blogging and talk about how our lives are changing. We have always kind of talked about it but the last couple months we have set a plan into action. Now of course even the best laid plans can fail but we are working hard towards a goal. You see over the next 15 months or so we will be saving and paying off what debt we have that remains. In this time we are also going to be saving some cash up to buy some land! Yep.....we are going to become homesteaders. We have a general location in mind although we have not yet settled on a place. We want it to be that perfect forever place that everyone dreams about. Although I am sure not all of my fans have the dream of living off the grid and off the land we will not simply focus on that. We will still have great garden posts, recipes, money saving ideas and projects. I will also be doing more things on reusing and recycling! So I hope you will hang out with us on this journey into what might be the great unknown! Don't worry we still have plenty of AMAZING new products coming up for you to see to!
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li