strawberry

Did you have a good weekend? I hope so. We finally saw sunshine after several cool, gray days. It felt like summer had arrived all over again. I spent a lot of my time in the kitchen Friday and Sunday cleaning strawberries, making jam and baking. My favorite playlist and the sound of my boys playing in the background I could just feel myself relaxing. The best kind of days.

strawberry

strawberry

strawberry

strawberry

strawberry

Wish I could say I had a fantastic jam recipe to share with you, but I don’t. Last year I went rogue and tried to make strawberry jam on my own. What I ended up with were about 15 jars of strawberry syrup. Great on ice cream, not so great on toast. So this year I went a different route and followed the instructions on the pectin box. Easy, straight forward and 22 jars of jam later…successful.

4 Responses to Strawberry Jam

  1. melissa says:

    Yum! And I love that you have embroidered dishtowels. I’ve made some that are similar, they turn out so cute! You sure picked a lot of berries! :) Nothing better than homemade jam!

    • Alison says:

      I love the towels too. They were actually my grandma’s. She made and used them in her kitchen and then they were passed on to me. We picked 25 lb of berries…we’re set for awhile 😉

  2. Sarah says:

    that last picture of the crumpet… makes my mouth water! beautiful photos :)

    • Alison says:

      Thanks Sarah! I think I am developing a love for photographing strawberries. They’ve been so beautiful this year.

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