Monday, August 8, 2016

Peach Jam Bars and August's Give-Away Apron

Summer is sailing by and I have been busy, as usual.  First, I have a new release of dies coming out next week and so last week I was in Colorado shooting videos. Also, this month, our lovely grandchildren will be visiting us and getting ready for a week of fun and antics takes a lot of planning:-D  We're celebrating their birthdays, all at once, since we never get to be with them on their actual date...stay tune, it will be fun.

I've also tried to keep up with my "Jam" making and have over 40 jars of peach, 21 of strawberry, and 12 of Peach/Pineapple on the shelf.  I'm behind on doing blueberry, raspberry, or blackberry, but hope to tackle those fruits as well.  However, since the Peach Jam was so excellent this year, I decided to go back and make one of Kelly's favorite recipes-"Kelly's Jam Bars."  I've made them before, but using either strawberry or raspberry and thought today I'd try Peach.  Kelly made these so many times and you can read the story and recipe.  They turned out perfect--Enjoy!

August's apron can certainly be called "Pretty in Pink," one of Kelly's favorite movies.  I found the fabrics at one of our local quilt stores, "Wish Upon a Quilt," and fell in love with it.  You might guess that Paris is on my Bucket List!  I love the colors and if you'd like to be wearing this apron, make a comment on any of the posts this month and I will send #140 apron off to you. 

16 comments:

  1. Can't wait to see the new dies! And these Peach jam Bars look yummy! You are one very talented lady! Beautiful apron too... love the fabrics!

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  2. More than 70 jars of jams....You are a super woman, Susan. These jam streusel bars look droolicious!

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    1. Obsessive Compulsive:-D I love to make jam and give a lot away.

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  3. It has been so hot I wasn't going to heat the house up more with canning. I have to buy the fruit/vegetables so not really cost effective. But now you have me drooling I will call the orchard to see if there are any let! Beautiful apron too!!

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    1. Trust me, it's hot here too in North Carolina! However, I usually can early in the morning or after dinner when it's cooled down a bit. Gives you a wonderful facial:-D

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  4. I agree with Angie, you are Super Woman, Susan. The bars look so good and I'm glad you mentioned you can use other jams as I have some strawberry that I need to up. Have a great day, dear one. xo ♥

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  5. Certainly will give these bars a try. This weekend will be peach jam and chutney bubbling away in the kitchen here at the Corner. Your August apron is lovely! I always wear my "Susan" apron when baking and feel you are my good luck charm :-) Have fun with your grand children .... it is always exhausting but so so worth it

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  6. I used to make Raspberry Jam bars. My family loved them. And OH MY I love your new apron :-)

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  7. The bars sound so good, I love jam bars. Oh the apron, swooning as pink and Paris are two of my favorite things! Love that fabric!! Fingers crossed for this one!!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  8. Have a blast with the grands! Hmmm...love bars and squares!

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  9. Why haven't I visited this blog before? Els just reminded me about it and I am so happy to be hear. One question: How do you stay so slim with all these yummy recipes at your disposal? Love the apron - the pink is so la-la!! BTW, I'm using my son's gmail to comment and I am theresagatesy@att.net :-)

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    1. I work out every day! And, I alway try everything I make, but I know my limit:-D Thank you for your kind comment.

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  10. The apron!!! Darling! I love the fabrics you select...just happy! And...Peach Jam in a bar? Divine!!!

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    1. Thank you...they were delicious and I think I love them even more than strawberry:-D

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  11. Yum! so many jars of jams. have fun with your grandbabies.
    stamping sue
    http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

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  12. Just found your site and already I see some things I need to make. What a beautiful site with so many things to discover. Thanks for taking the time to share with us.

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