Let’s start things off with the winner of the FreshTECH Electric Water Bath Canner + Multi-Cooker:

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I remember canning tomatoes for the first time in an apartment and my dad had to bring me his turkey fryer pot because I didn’t have one that was big enough!

Congrats Elaine!  Shoot me your mailing address and I’ll forward it to the company to get it shipped directly to you – mybizzykitchen@gmail.com.

This was a whirlwind weekend!  We spent 18 hours in the car this weekend to spend 10 hours with family and it was so worth it.  And I only did 4 hours of the driving, so I totally didn’t mind sitting in the back watching Netflix as the miles went by!

Hannah and I didn’t get home until 9:30 last night, and I was just too tired to download my pictures.  So I am home one day and I am off to Denver tomorrow!  Remember the first beef event I did in October of 2013 and then again in June of 2014?  Well, I am heading to another beef event, but what’s awesome about this one is that only 5 food bloggers were invited and I am one of them.  Looking forward to learning more about beef, the different cuts, how to cook them, etc.  And I get to see my good friend Karli again and Vanessa who I met last June.

I’ll recap my weekend on tomorrow’s post but I’ll leave you with these gorgeous views of Lake Huron.

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Oh, and I have a HUGE shout out for Jacob.  He ended up having to work and couldn’t come, but boy was he busy!  He cleaned up Tony’s work bench – I don’t think Tony had touched it in the last three years and it was just a huge mish mash of stuff.  It’s been on my list of things to do, and well, I just haven’t gotten around to doing it.  Before cleaning it you couldn’t even see the work bench!

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And a tree had been completely covering our shed and every time I looked over at it, I’d say “one of these days I need to trim those branches!”  Well, I don’t have to anymore – he trimmed the tree and he also trimmed all the weeds in the front of the house – it was such a surprise and big help to me – thank you Jacob!

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Make it a great day!!