Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Busy Bee

In the past two days I have...

knit two more pairs of baby socks

and yes, that is an intentionally mismatched pair of socks on the bottom.  My 13 year old thinks that matching socks is for chumps and she is over the moon that I knit a pair of socks for the baby that coordinate but don't match.  I should probably weave those ends in sometime in the next 10-ish weeks.

I have cast on a little something new.

Not sure if I like this pattern yet, but I'm loving the striped color combo.

I have finally picked a paint color for the crib

The saga of the crib is a different post entirely.

I have canned 12 quarts of peaches.

I've never canned peaches before.  They're supposed to look like that right?  I hot packed them.  I thought hot packed peaches didn't float.  We're not gonna die if we eat these are we?

I have made a strawberry pie

Meaty is unhappy that it is not pumpkin.

Plus see that big container of pomegranate seeds in the back?  I de-seeded all those glorious bits of heaven.  Turns out small dog likes pomegranate seeds too.  Despite de-seeding in a bowl of water there were still some brave seeds who made a run for it.  She eagerly licked the ones that got away off the floor, then she sat so pretty hoping for more.  I'll share my pomegranate seeds with the kids, but I draw the line at sharing more than five with the dog.  Okay, maybe seven.  Or possibly the two dozen or so it took for me to stop laughing at how much she loves them.  But that is it.  No more for the dog...today.

I have also baked four loaves of banana bread, baked one batch of banana nut muffins, and made 40 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  Not to mention I washed all the laundry, except for one lonely load sitting in my hallway in front of my bedroom door.

I've been a busy bee.  Yet, somehow, in all this industriousness I have not managed to lay  my teeny tiny baby sweater out to block.

I should probably get off my butt and do that.  I could toss that last load of laundry in the washer while I'm up.


Tam said...

Nesting much? LOL

Minding My Own Stitches said...

Um, wow. Mismatched socks are awesome. And soooo cute!

katie metzroth said...

Love the 13 year old's opinions.

You're turning into quite the laundress.

Sorry, I'm no help on the peach situation.

Can't wait to see the baby sweater. I wonder which pattern you picked.

I like all that pink stripey business!