- Wow! I won the Amazing Scrap Race over on the Life Preserver’s Kit Club site. – With my busy schedule, my only goal was to complete the layout / photo challenge each week for the eight week ‘race.’ – eight weeks of ridiculous travel and summer fun, I might add. Being committed to something week after week is very difficult for me and I never expected to win. The prize I received was incredibly generous & I’m using it to get the alternate kit for the next few months. How fun is that?
- I love scrapbook kits! I’m just so not a shopper and I love that someone else shops and coordinates it all before sending it to me each month. And I visited BOTH Michael's and Joann’s this week and couldn’t find anything I just had to have… because I get such wonderful stuff right in my mail box each month!
- I had to work out / town on my birthday so it was so sweet of Craig to gather some friends for an impromptu dinner celebration before I left.
- While I was gone I read contract proposals in very uncomfortable chairs for three days in Montgomery [wheee!] & I have a bruise on the back of my calf from the chair [seriously! – I’m not used to sitting without a break All. Day. Long.]
- It’s harvest time! We pulled out the dehydrator and made “sun” dried tomatoes [yum-eee] and I also harvested a ton of basil and made a couple of batches of pesto – all in the freezer waiting to be used. [Except for the one little bag of tomatoes that Drew and I are munching on – and the bag of pesto in the fridge waiting for pasta tonight.]
- Last year we bought a jar of FROG jam in South Carolina and I’ve loved it ever since. Craig ordered some on-line and we’ve devoured it – so I’ve decided we must make our own! He bought some figs from a lady with a sign outside her house [‘Figs for sale’ – ha.] And I’ve made a couple of batches already. Can you guess what the other ingredients might be?
- Now we have a goal of propagating a fig ‘tree’ of our own. Wonder how long it would take to for it to produce figs?
- Played with some photos this week and love [love] how well the clouds / beach photo turned out in the post below. Isn’t God’s creation awesome?!?
- I’ve not mentioned it here, but my favorite cat [Cream – the yellow tabby seen in lots of photos in the past] disappeared [more than] a few months back – so I’ve been wanting a new kitten all summer. I was thrilled when a new friend [Mom to one of Matt’s good friends from Auburn] had some to adopt. She shared photos and Matt stopped by to pick up this little lump of sugar on his way back from AU Sunday night.
- I could tell from the photos that at least one of the siblings had cRaZy feet [my term, of course – otherwise known as polydactyl – Hemingway cats] but hadn’t looked closely enough to see that she had them too. Seriously – looks like a baseball mitt. But I think she’s adorable! Any suggestions for a name?
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