FOR TODAY … 16 October 2008
Outside My Window…Sunshine and lots of it. Cold! Frost on the car windows.
I am thinking… What a nice Sunday it was…after church we went to the
Ferrari Farms just on the other side of the Truckee River from us. Since I have my pumpkins already from my garden I just took my camera. Lots of kids (of all ages!) were excitedly picking the perfect pumpkin.
I am thankful for… Same as last time…Cold nights and warm quilts. Rechargable camera batteries. And that my husband has a job for another 3 weeks.
From the kitchen… – Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip cookies. Oven baked chicken with Hot Cabbage Salad and biscuits. The cabbage turned out yummy.
Just fry up 4 pieces of bacon (cut up into bite size pieces) add 1/2 cup chopped onion then when bacon is crisp and onion is cooked add six cups coarse chopped cabbage and 2 TBSP water, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp salt, and lots of black pepper. Stir and cook over med-high heat until cabbage is wilted but still somewhat crunchy. Splash in some Apple Cider Vinegar…I did something like 3-4 TBSP worth. Serve immediately.
I am wearing… Jeans and my Tigger sweatshirt with tennis shoes and hair pulled back into a ponytail.
I am creating… A pinwheel lap quilt to donate.
I am going… …to plan a trip to Apple Hill for apples and to wander around the antique stores in Placerville.
I am reading… The Twilight series ~ half way through the last book.
I am hoping… that the temp job my husband is working will just keep him on through the year.
I am hearing… The Adam Carolla Show via my computer.
Around the house… Winterizing the house.
One of my favorite things… Watching kids picking pumpkins.
A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week… Keep working on the quilts. Continue working on the enclosed porch windows. Winterize the garden.
Here is picture thought I’d share with you… Taken at Ferrari Farms yesterday.
Isn’t this the HAPPIEST LOOKING GOAT?! He LOVES the sun!
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