Sunday, October 28, 2007

Canning Excitement




I finally understand what "enjoying the fruits of your labor" really means. Literally. And that's "literally" in the literal meaning of the word.


I canned this year! Woohoo! Now I get to eat applesauce (delicious and sugar free), pears, peaches and jam and jelly that I made. Kind of. Ok, not really. I guess "I" made it in the sense that "I" is me, my mom and my mother-in-law.


I feel as if I am a real Mormon (whoops almost wrote "moron") mom. That's not to say that one of the requirements of being a Mormon is canning ability, but it sure feels like it might be something you should do if you plan to obtain the Celestial Kingdom of motherhood, along with hand sewing costumes and clothing for your children and having a lovely dinner on the table every evening at 5:00 sharp.


I guess I feel so happy about my accomplishment because I fall so short in other mom areas. Actually I feel so happy about it because I can eat it. Anything that I can make and then eat is definitely going to make me happy.

6 comments:

Kathryn said...

Stephanie, I'm SOOOOO happy you are blogging! You are such a talented (not to mention funny) writer! I'm no good at the writing part, I just take lot's of pictures. It has been a great way for us to keep connected with family and friends and it's such a great family journal for us.
I'm so happy! I'm going to link you on my blog, tell me if that is not okay with you. :)

Heidi said...

YEAH!!! I am so happy you guys are blogging! I can't wait for Matt to see it! He enjoys keeping up with people this way!! WE LOVE the CHAMBERS!!

b said...

Stephanie... wow... you and your sweet family are all so darling... What a wonderful family. And if you can can you are sooooooo Mormoooooooon Mom too.

I think of you always laughing... I love that you are still always laughting.

love all of you
Grandpa Jones and Bonnie

Kathryn said...

by the way, you can totally copy my kids quotes (I personally think it would make more sense to use you own kids quotes, but thats just me ;)heehee). I copied someone else, that's the fun of blogging, you can just use other peoples good ideas.:)

Vickie said...

Very cute Stephanie.
Love Mom

Vickie said...

Very cute Stephanie.
Love Mom