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A baking frenzy
Saturday, September 28, 2013      1 comments

The first really cool day of fall found DH and I in the mood to bake bread and apple pies. We started with coffee at the café and then went to check out an auction sale in town. Not much we wanted or needed but the man is an older member... Read more
Band Day
Friday, September 27, 2013      15 comments

There were 15 bands that performed today. Our band was not in the competition but lead the program. They did a great job. All of the bands had some interesting music selections. Some opted to do dance routines and movements and some cho... Read more
The weather is going to change
Thursday, September 26, 2013      18 comments

It seems whenever a strong cold front come through, the work load goes up. And it certainly did today. My 3 foot chain shrunk to 3 inches. No way around it, I was there for the duration. But on the positive side, it is a good possibility ... Read more
Making up for yesterday
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      19 comments

Back on track and no snacking tonight. The day went well and I got a lot done-more than I expected, which is always a good thing. I left work right on time. put my few groceries away and headed to the farm to do chores. Next on the agenda ... Read more
Following the plan
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      20 comments

Everyone tells you "You have to have a plan". That sums it up right there. Some days it is okay to fly by the seat of your pants. I should know. I do it more often than not. But there are days when having a plan is the only way to make it ... Read more
An odd Monday
Monday, September 23, 2013      14 comments

This was an unusually quiet Monday and I don't know what to think of it except relief. It was nice to get caught up with things and not feel rushed to perform. DH is gone and I had several errands to run during the morning so it worked ou... Read more
Power Show Sunday
Sunday, September 22, 2013      17 comments

As soon as church was over, I took a very short coffee break with the family as DH was teaching Sunday School. I had to hurry home to change clothes so that I could be on time to work at the pancake and sausage booth. It is for all vendors... Read more
The sum total of my day
Saturday, September 21, 2013      19 comments

Up early and off to coffee, talking with some folks here for the Power Show. By the time I got home, DH was up and we went for breakfast. We came home, he to peel and slice apples and get them in the dehydrator and I, out to check the rumm... Read more
The Last of the Last
Friday, September 20, 2013      15 comments

Hopefully (fingers crossed), tonight will be the last night to cook up plums but a few nights needed to finish all the jams. I sorted through all the tomatoes for the Power Show and had only 6 that were overripe. They have been outside on ... Read more
Still at it
Thursday, September 19, 2013      13 comments

Yes, still working on plum jam. Make 3 batches tonight. Each batch makes 5 pints, give or take. DH pitted more tonight so tomorrow night we should have the last ones cooked. However, cooked into pulp only. I will still have to make it into... Read more
Another full evening
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      18 comments

Another batch of jam done, dehydrator filled with freshly cut apples and 2 loads of laundry done after work. We delivered the applesauce to DD tonight. She liked the taste so we will be making a lot more. All my extra tomatoes will be do... Read more
A 3 project night
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      15 comments

Despite the gloomy weather, I hit my stride as soon as I hit the front steps. I sorted tomatoes and started cooking them for juice. DH pitted a small pail of plums and had them ready for me to cook when I had a free stock pot. And I cooked... Read more
Just jamming
Monday, September 16, 2013      15 comments

Yes, I am back at it again tonight-one batch of plum jelly and one of plum jam. DH peeled apples and we sliced them to fill the dehydrator. DS was so excited to take some dried apples with him on Sunday. It was the typical Monday and I h... Read more
Sunday
Sunday, September 15, 2013      16 comments

The usual church and coffee hour with the family. The 2 youngest sons were home and took pictures for the church book that will be published next year when we celebrate 125 years. Our congregation is very small but we celebrate when we can... Read more
We are definitely moving into fall
Saturday, September 14, 2013      15 comments

The days are cooler and the nights are cooler still. But the most evident sign of it being fall is how the flies are flocking in every time a door opens. Keep the fly swatter handy! DH brought home 5 boxes of very nice apples so we were ... Read more

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