Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Apple Cake

Autumn is our favorite season!

We've been enjoying apples and apple activities over the past week.

To start us off, we read Apple Cake, and tried the recipe from the book.

It came out very well, but it's more like bread than cake. Still, the kids loved it!

Wednesday, September 14, 2011


Tuesday is craft day in our house!

Big Brother has been asking to make candles since last spring when he saw the homesteading class at co-op make them. Yesterday, we finally did it!

All you need is beeswax, small wax-lined paper cups, a wick, and a way to melt the wax (we used our double boiler). We also added a little apple spice to our candles...perfect for fall! The beeswax is wonderful on its own too, however.

This is a very quick project, and great for gift giving. We'll be doing this a lot this season!

Our new mealtime blessing candle!