Erica, If you’ve ever thought about developing a book, this should be it. There are so many great books on how to preserve everything under the sun, and other books on how to do each of the homestead tasks. But what’s really lacking out there (and I say this as someone with a lot of cooking and household management skills) is a book that pulls it all together for real, urban (in the sense of not full-time homesteading and still living in the modern industrial world) family life. How to integrate all the gardening planning WITH the preserving WITH the cooking (your recipes are a cut above the farm cooking that I’m doing!), WITH the seasonal realities, and WITH the realities of needing to put fast easy meals together on busy weeknights. And have snacks!