Pear tree lane Farmhouse

~Welcome home~

This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.


What have I been up to?

This is what I have been up to....
Would you believe that on the last day of my canning I would get a bad burn.. I was turning the last canner off when I touched the side of the canner, and my hand received this burn.Always a warning , you can't be to careful when working around in the kitchen. I went the whole summer daily busily working in my kitchen, and not one accident. I was so blessed. 
When it happened I didn't think to much about it, I ran some cold water on it, but after a little while I realized, I better break a piece off of my  aloe Vera plant. It relieved the burn, but by the next day it had a blister, and it burst.
I am now putting antibiotic cream on it so as not to get infection.I try and air it out when sitting here at home. It looks to bad to show you, and  I wouldn't want to gross any one out. LOL
I took this photo this morning,the fragrance is breathtaking

So dh has had me on administrative leave. lol I was told not to do any housework, however nothing was said about not being on the computer. lol And.......

as you can see, I have been working on this blog for two days, and boy has Blogger given me a fit. I lost all my blog list, and other widgets as well, and now I must try and regroup.
So please bear with me , please. 

I did enjoy a great dinner last night, dh made it and he did so well, I have to be careful or I will get spoiled, quickly.
This accident has thrown a monkey wrench in my plans this week, I had planned to have all my decorations up, but it was not to be.
I am trying however to allow the Lord to teach me patience, I must admit I have complained both to Him, and my dh. 
Enjoy your weekend!

James 1:3~ knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

Thankful Thursday~

 I am linking up with Iris at Grace Alone.Thank you for allowing me to be a part of TT. 

Perseverance ... Webster says being persistant in spite of obstacles.
I am thankful today for the ability to persevere in spite of obstacles that were present today.

This week has been quite busy, and when my dh said the grapes were ready, I told him I thought I might need a break from all this canning, and I might wait until Saturday to do them. This was fine with him.So he called Mother and asked her when she wanted her grapes, she wanted them today. 

She said she would be out about 9.a.m. to pick them up. Hubby and I picked them this morning and I decided I would go ahead and cook them so all she would have to do would be to make the jelly with the juice that I had gotten from the grapes.

I get this call about 9, it was mother telling me she didn't know when she would be out , that she had been detained. It seems she decided to go and get her driver's license renewed this morning as well as her car tags.

Two hours later the phone rings again, Yes! mother telling me she was home and was so stressed out because she had some problems getting her tags, because her car needed to be inspected first, and had to go and get that done first.. But thank theLord, she had no problems getting her license renewed.

I told her not to worry, she could pick the juice up the next day. I was so tired, and almost decided to clean the kitchen and go rest. But......

I knew she didn't need to have to worry with it, and since the majority of the work had been done. I decided to surprise her and finish the jelly. 

I am so thankful that God gave me the strength to persevere, even though  my flesh was saying stop.

When I had finished, I called to check on her and to give her, the surprise. She said"Oh! honey you shouldn't have done it." I could tell she was relieved. I think Mother is like me having a case of burnout. lol

I am also thankful today, for all the veggies and fruits that Mother and I have been able to do this summer.

 And now dear friends I  am happy to report, that I not only had enough grapes to do mother's , but mine too . God is so awesome.Thus....

I am  hoping to do my spaghetti sauce this weekend. and then I will put the canner up for another year. 

I am so in the mood to put something around here that looks like fall, my favorite season.

Ephesians 6:18~ Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints
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