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LITTLE HOUSE ON THE MOUNTAIN

"...to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone." - 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

 

Homemade Spiced Elderberry Syrup

Tis the season to harvest the elderberries. I never stop being in awe at how perfect the Creators timing is in bringing us the harvest of just the right things at just the right time. As the summer fades and the autumn weather moves in, the elderberries ripen into a gorgeous deep purple berry dancing on a vibrant pink stem. The elderberry bush is truly a treasure, and has been used as medicine for 100s of years. This recipe will make approx. 1 quart or 4 cups (32oz) of homema