Given to the Grinders is about all the wins and loses you find in life and how they all teach you something wonderful.
Hi, I’m Betsy. I dream big and aim for the stars and if I miss I will land somewhere among them. I spend most of my time with my all of my fur babies including Bern, my pot belly pig, and my husband over at our almost farm in town.
A pectin free easy recipe! Great for a fall gift or even saved for a sweet treat in the winter. The importance of this recipe is patience and the fact that it is pectin free. (Pectin – chemically, pectin consists of partial methyl esters of polygalacturonic acids and their salts – sodium, potassium, calcium and ammonia)… Continue reading Plum Jam
Dear mama, the trying mama… The one who one day hopes to be called “mama” The next few days may be the hardest for you, right there with Christmas and every other holiday when pregnancy announcements pop up everywhere. We are trying to pass by your post without tears, we really are. It’s not that… Continue reading Dear mama, the trying mama
From 1990 to 1993 it was just me. I was my parent’s pride and joy; they recorded funny baby things daily – talking to me after my naps, sitting in the bubble bath, swinging & bouncing in my baby bouncer. I feel like I am not the only 90’s baby that this happened to! On… Continue reading Why it’s “we”