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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Joy in Jelly

Who doesn't love homemade jelly? You would probably be hard pressed to find someone who would say they don't care for it. And what girl doesn't find delight in making something with her own hands? This afternoon I decided to get in the kitchen and go for it!

First find the fruit! 

Next get some juice, LOTS of sugar, a package of Sure Jell, and 
some cute little jelly jars.
Follow the directions on the box.

You have yourself some homemade, really good jelly.
Mine is yummy plum!

Now I just need some good old biscuits or rolls!


Happy Birthday (July 29), Jerry!


  1. I love making jelly or jam too. Your's looks so yummie.

  2. I love to make jelly and/or jam, but I have never made plum. It looks yummy! My daughter's favorite jam is strawberry, so I made lots of that in the spring. Yes, you need to try your jam out on some delicious biscuits now! Love & blessings from NC!

  3. Diana, The jelly looks delicious and inspiring, and your new blog background looks beautiful and inspiring!
    Have a great day!
    Off to get some work done in my classroom. 2 weeks til our school starts!

  4. Yummy. Never did jelly, but I bet yours is yummy!! I wish I knew how. Love the new look too girl!

  5. You have the most lovely blog. I have never made jelly but helped my grandma when I was a kid. Such loving, warm memories you bring to mind. Enjoy that pretty jelly!

  6. Your jelly looks very good! I used to make strawberry jam with my mom every year. We had a lot of fun, even though it was a lot of work. I told my husband we need to make some next year. I still have all my canning jars! I hope you enjoy your plum jelly.

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