Today, we talk now about some homemade holiday gift ideas that you can start now so that they are fantastic by December!  Also today, we have a coffee business update, and a special announcement!

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Tales from the prepper pantry

  • The fall garden provided a yellow squash! (Remember the risk I took?)
  • Pea shoots
  • Radishes
  • Tomatoes
  • Chicken of the woods
  • From a pantry perspective, we are still regrouping for winter storage.

What we are preserving this week

  • Apples if the opportunity arises
  • Transitioning from canning to drying
  • Venison could happen at any moment
  • Drying Oyster mushrooms

Stories from the Holler

  • 7,000 ways you can improperly install electrical fencing
  • Vocal performance with percussion
  • Ducks thought it was daylight last night and would not go to bed

Four Holiday Gift Ideas

Kahlua
1 liter vodka, everclear or other 100 proof clear liquor
2 vanilla beans (where to get them)
4 cups strongly brewed coffee – i mean really strong man
8 cups brown sugar

>Vanilla bean link: https://www.ebay.com/i/162611693812?chn=ps&dispItem=1

Homemade salve
Comfrey, mint
Coconut oil (where to get)
Crockpot for 5 days
Mix in beeswax (where to get)
Pour into small jelly jars and make pretty labels

Tea Mixes
Roobius
Mint
Beebalm
Teaball

Knitted or crocheted washcloths a la Mamma Sauce
Pattern

Homemade Caramels

Holler Roast Coffee Update
We have a new brew!
Holiday gift packaging
New website launches tomorrow: HollerRoast.com

Patreon Link: patreon.com/livingfreeinTN

Make it a Great Week!

Song: Strange Child by Sauce