My Little Butter Fingers!

My Amy and I made butter today!

I just had to share a few photos.  She was just so cute!  I don’t know when she’s had so much fun!

First, we put the heavy cream that I’d skimmed from real live cow’s milk into the Bosch mixer.  We mixed it until Amy practically squealed that it was butter.  The mixing caused the butter and the buttermilk to separate.  I poured off about a pint of buttermilk through a small strainer into a pint jar.  My Matthew, 17, immediately suggested I make biscuits…maybe tomorrow.  Here’s Little Amy putting the butter into my Grandma Bern’s old mixing bowl. 

Making Butter with Momma 

Next she washed the butter.  She absolutely loved getting her hands into it.

Washing the Butter

Finally, all the buttermilk was rinsed out. 

It was time to squeeze out the last of the water.  I drained it and put it in the refrigerator for a bit to firm up.  Then I pulled it out and worked in the salt.  Last of all, I packed it into Tupperware to keep it safe.

It was great fun!

Oh, I added a set of cards to my shop.  I have more items to come including some cute little socks with crocheted lace trim. 

SCRAPBOOK STYLE FLORAL CALENDAR CARDS
$3.00
Crocheted Cotton Dishcloth - Yellow with Blue and Pink Speckles
$4.00
Crocheted Cotton Dishcloth - Blue Speckled
$4.00
Crocheted Dishcloth or Wash cloth, for Kitchen or Baby
$4.00
Etsy: Your place to buy & sell all things handmade
harvestlanecottage.etsy.com

Have a great day!

Laura

Happy at Home

New in My Shop!

I have a new handmade crocheted cotton dishcloth in my shop.

 

I’ve been busy making items to sell in my little cottage business
I just love hand crocheted dishcloths!
There’s just something so old fashioned and homey about them.
I offer these cloths in unbleached natural cotton as well.
I’ll add photos soon.
In the meantime, leave a comment if you’d like to know more!
God bless you!

Laura of Harvest Lane

Busy at Home

 

Harvest Lane Cottage Etsy….

Harvest Lane Cottage Etsy….

I’m excited to say I’ve made my first Etsy sale! 

I’ve sold the dish cloth.  The cards are still available.  Free shipping for my readers extends until April 15th.  Please e-mail me if you wish to purchase so that I can give you free shipping.  Scroll down for link.

I’ve taken some items to my friend to be photographed.  I’ll list them as soon as I can.  I have made crocheted cotton dishclothes, little girls’ socks with crocheted lace edging, and  more cards.  More to come.  Let me know if you’re interested in any of these items. 

Have a wonderful Thursday and beyond!

God bless!

Laura

Happy at Home