What We’ve All Been Doing

1) What I’ve been doing….

Making Classic Macaroni and Cheese from my America’s Test Kitchen Cookbook…

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Baking pumpkin muffins, since I didn’t make anything pumpkin in the fall, and I just wanted to….

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Recipe from my trusty The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook.

And finishing the knitting on one side of my Second Story Tee:

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…then working on my Spectral Cowl:

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2) What Paul has been doing….

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$20 scooter from a flea market in Vermont.

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And a $10 step stool from a flea market in Cape Cod….

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He took all the pieces apart, sandblasted, took out dents, bondo-d, sanded, painted…. Don’t they look great???  Not sure if we are selling, using or giving.

3) What the doodlebugs have been doing….

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Watching bean seeds NOT grow.  We planted these Scarlet Runner bean seeds because the plant is supposed to grow several inches in a day, and we can measure how tall they are getting as they wind up the tape measure.  But, several days later, they haven’t even sprouted.  More research is on my to-do list.

However, here is a funny story:  After they were planted, I was in the kitchen working on setting up the tape measure so it would go over the curtain rod and stay secure.  Miss Ladybug came in and asked what I was doing.  I told her, “I’m taping this tape measure to the bottle.”  Then she said, “I guess that’s why they call it a TAPE measure!…..Get it?”  Three and a half, and ready for her stand up routine!

4) What Christine at the yarn shop has been doing….

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5) What Janell, who took my mitts class, did:

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So pretty!

6) What the crocuses are doing:

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Nothing.  Freezing. It’s March 30 and supposed to snow on and off again today.  In two days it will be April.  It has to get better in April, right?

2 comments on “What We’ve All Been Doing
  1. Libby says:

    Beautiful yarn for the Spectral Cowl. I have that exact style of step stool purchased at auction years ago. Different color but similar ” before” condition! Paul does great work! Good luck with the runner beans. Christine’s window display is a knock out – love all the bunnies.

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