Saturday, July 14, 2012

Random Musings...

It's been so hot here with no rain.  My grass is going dormant.  Temps have been ranging from upper 90's to 100's.  Ugh.  I have to get up earlier (I'm not a morning person) to ride my bike and I'm still dripping by the time I've finished my 15 miles.

We're having ribs cooked in the smoker tomorrow.

I purchased 4 patterns from Stylearc (Australian independent pattern company) and the shipping cost almost as much as the patterns.  I'm not sure how I feel about that yet.  At least I'll get a free pattern thrown in.

I need to get it in gear and get my 18" doll bed completed by our August Heirloom Guild meeting.  I'm not feeling it.  I did get the project bag down at least.  And the bed painted.

I want to make Tee shirts.

I'm supposed to do a "slice 'n dice" on a favorite pattern and show my results for our OK in Stitches group.

I'll color block a Tee shirt.

Made a batch of marinara sauce to freeze from tomatoes in the garden.  I'll have to make another batch tomorrow.  Yum.  I've got tomatoes coming out of my ears.

Found a good recipe for Banana Bread Pudding with Rum sauce.  You add rum to taste. Another Yum.

I really need to re-organize my fabric stash.  I find I'm pawing through it trying to find things I know I have.

Maybe after I make the Tee shirt.

Sawyer Brook emailed saying the fabric I ordered was sold out before they got to my order.  Grrrrrr.

That's all I got.

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  1. Well we have the polar opposite to you wet and cold for the time of the year.........

    hope you enjoy using your new patterns.

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    1. Please send some of it our way. LOL.

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  2. "Dripping" after 15 miles on a bike? Are you kidding? I would be dead! Congratulations on exercising like that, and especially in the heat!

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    1. Thanks Gwen. I like to cook and I like to eat so bike riding is self defense. LOL I would be as big as a house if I didn't.

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  3. 15 miles.....impressive! I have to say I am nostalgic reading your post, for the days of my youth when we had tomatoes from my grandfather's garden coming out our ears. One year as I was headed back to college, he packed a shoebox full of green tomatoes for me to take back. I even love the smell of the vine. Tomatoes are challenging to grow in Florida.

    I hope you enjoy the style are patterns. I really like them.

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    1. Thanks! I came from Central Florida, Titusville to be exact and its where I learned to grow them. Right now I'm growing a variety that I used 20 years ago in my Florida garden called San Marino. Huge fruits! We grow our plants instead of purchasing them.

      I can't wait for the Stylearc patterns to arrive. LOL

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