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The Sparkle Box

Disclosure: I received a copy of The Sparkle Box in exchange for an honest review. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own.

It’s the week before Thanksgiving, and my family is already hard at work on holiday traditions of giving. Our tree will not be up for a few days, weeks maybe. Our hearts are ready to give to various toy drives, food drives, and more. This year, we’re starting a new tradition thanks to Jill Hardie’s The Sparkle Box keep reading

Apple Butter ’11

My grandmother’s family has an old tradition of making apple butter in a copper kettle with an antique wooden paddle. It’s been 6 years since I last participated and probably 4 or 5 since the last time we did it as a family.

This past weekend, I got to introduce my ‘lil Burghers (and Mr. Burgher) to the tradition. My parents’ church has an annual tradition of making and selling the delicious bread topper, a fall favorite. keep reading