My daughter-in-law is coming through on her way to the Chicago area this evening and spending the night with us. I’m so looking forwarding to hugging that girl!!! Last night I made sure the guest bedroom was ready for her and this morning I put a chicken in the crockpot. Since I’m sure she’ll probably be eating a lot of fast food for the next few days I thought a good home-cooked meal was in order. I’m heading home after work and hopefully, can get a peach cobbler in the oven and have it baked before she gets here too! Of course, I have secretly tucked my Taco Dip in the frig since she’s rather partial to that dish as well! I like to take care of my girls. I raised boys so indulging their wives is my pleasure!
Yesterday I went to our ONLY healthfood store in the area and bought some Raw Honey. I now have all the ingredients to make our Cough & Cold Syrup and I need to be getting on it too and will probably make some tomorrow evening. The cold and flu season will be upon us anytime now. I want to make my original recipe and then I want to put together a couple good teas that I will also be able to use my tinctures of wild cherry and sweet gum balls in as well. I am really excited about using those. I’ve never harvested my own wild cherry bark or gum balls before so it’s an adventure every step of the way!!
Wednesday will also be the day I dig echinacea and some horseradish and then probably this coming week-end I will dig some Sassafras root. These are the days that make the Fall Season extra special!!