Monthly Archives: September 2016

stash buster

This is a knit “basket”, found the pattern in a magazine awhile back – you know how it goes, you pull out the page, put it in your to do pile and one day you stumble back across it and … Continue reading

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update

Its mid-September, the garden is still producing, AND still sucking up water cause its still HOT, but the plants know the seasons. Water barrels (3000) gallons of them, empty.  Green beans going immediately to seed, peppers ripening, tomatoes ripening.  The … Continue reading

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done

This project used up most of what was left the Berocco Remix yarn from my previous projects.  There may be enough left of two colors to do a headband, but that’s about it. While I didn’t need the length, used … Continue reading

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sausage

Pork loin was on sale this week, so purchased one for making sausage.  This is about a lb of trimmed lean pork loin.  Used the jerky shooter with the sausage making attachment from the grinder.  Since I’m not using casings, … Continue reading

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finally!

the weather has started to cool off and now the plants are producing again.  The bush beans, planted months ago, grew plant wise – which has turned out to be great – and are now yielding lots of green beans.   … Continue reading

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