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She-shed decorating
Monday, August 29, 2016      5 comments

I've worked a little on decorating the she-shed/apartment...I had this window that originally looked out the back of the shop but we built a shed on that side of the shop and so the window looked into this shed...I hated it and so I covered the ... Read more
long time posting
Friday, August 26, 2016      7 comments

Been so busy lately. We had a lot of rain last week up to 8 inches in one day...flooding and all but water went down rather quickly. It pretty well wiped out our garden so it has been bush hogged. ... Read more
Just a few things
Thursday, August 18, 2016      8 comments

Everything has slowed up so much around here. The garden is pretty well done...just a few tomatoes, peppers and okra. The birds have been raiding our figs and the muscadines are ripening. We have had lots and lots of rain. It sure makes th... Read more
shoes, Gracie and stools
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      6 comments

What a title...but it explains several goings on here. First we went to Hot Springs last week as Atwoods had a terrific sale..I bought new garden shoes and on sale. ... Read more
found and new drawers
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      6 comments

I found even more photos and will scan them over the next few days and finish up with all them. Hubby built me a new 5 drawer highboy chest. It is all cedar lined. As soon as he varnishes the outside, it will swap out with my present one. Th... Read more
once a week
Monday, August 08, 2016      9 comments

I'm doing good by getting online once a week. I just don't want to spend the time sitting and online...it takes up too much of my time when I could be doing things I really enjoy. Since the apartment/she-shed is basically finished, I've bee... Read more
Finally breathing room
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      5 comments

Well the 100F temps have set in and garden is winding down. We still have tomatoes, peppers and okra. The butterbeans and red beans were planted too late to do much. We have gotten some but not like we wanted to put down in the freezer. We ... Read more
busy week again
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      5 comments

Been busy this week. Put up 10more quarts of breaded okra in the freezer. Canned up 12 more jars of tomatoes. Cucumbers are gone but still getting squash from the garden. I forgot to show you what I put up a couple of weeks ago. ... Read more
Storms and power out and new lamp
Friday, July 15, 2016      4 comments

We had an unexpected storm blow through last night and knocked our power out. Seems lightning struck a substation and this morning it was still on fire. But apparently they rerouted the power and it was back on by 2. We did get much needed rain.... Read more
more of the she-shed
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      4 comments

Here is a little more of the she-shed/apartment progress. Got the counter top cleaned off. And the latch for the murphy bed is done as well. It is to... Read more
new photos of she-shed/apartment
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      5 comments

I have a lull in the canning and freezing though I did put up breaded squash and okra in the freezer this morning. I got out early and painted a little on the garden gnomes. Maybe I will have them finished by the end of summer. The progress... Read more
canning is slowing
Monday, July 11, 2016      7 comments

I have the remaining peaches to freeze today. I have them blanched to peel easier and then will sugar them and put in quart bags and into the freezer. Seems the squirrels just won't let up. They found the ones we removed from the tree and got on... Read more
Busyness
Saturday, July 09, 2016      5 comments

Just been too busy to get on the computer much. Gardening and canning and freezing have kept me so busy lately. I had a lot of problems with my to... Read more
What a week it's been.
Friday, June 24, 2016      6 comments

We had another fast and furious week. Got hubby into the VA clinic after 4 weeks of him hobbling around. He got steroid injections in his knees and man did it make a difference. Since then we have been so busy with the garden and the apartmen... Read more
O me O my!!!
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      6 comments

What a week...fighting squirrels and possums in the garden and out of our fruit trees...just never ends. Also have eaten our first tomatoes...a Black Crim and a Cherokee Purple..YUM!!! Have pickled 11 pints of dilly green beans and found some re... Read more

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