I’ve wondered about my lack of posting regularly on the blog. This may be an indication of the reason….
I must be busy churning and gathering eggs!!
Wonder who is doing the milking?!? It definitely isn’t me!!
….seems to elude me. A few years ago, I would sit at the computer and enter blog posts for several days using the prescheduling option. It seemed simpler to do than with the iPad, which I am currently using.
I have lots of pictures/events that I could share. I just need to settle, once again, on the routine I want to follow.
What I am most interested in sharing with you on this post is this sunset from Sunday evening as I looked across the street….
….to let you know that today is National Chocolate Day? I know, I know….I thought EVERY day could be Chocolate Day! Well, this is that special day devoted to chocolate, and we have to honor that, of course!
There are a few of you who are reading this who have known me for many years. You know that there was a period of time in which I baked a lot of bread. It has been a number of years since I have done much bread baking. New motivation came when I learned of @thefoodnanny and watched one of her demonstrations.
The flour used is Kamut flour. It is lower in gluten, which made it of special interest to me since some of us have markers for celiac disease. I ordered the flour, plus a couple of other items, to give the bread a try.
The special implement is a dough hook, and it really works in an extraordinary fashion! The smaller item is a measuring spoon that has 1/4, 1/2, and 1 teaspoon, plus 1 Tablespoon measurements all in one!
This is after the second addition of flour, just before shaping the loaves…
This is the bread dough shaped and in the pans….
….and here it is just out of the oven!
Check out @thefoodnanny.com if you are interested in the Kamut flour. I am not able to find it on the shelf anywhere I go for my grocery shopping, though I’m sure there are probably other sources.
The weekend is imminent! I hope you have some special plans for your enjoyment! Baseball is still underway, and college football is of interest to many.
Take care, and be safe and well!
It has become a rather gray day here. Good thing I snapped this picture earlier….
Turns out that was apparently all the sun we’ll be seeing today.
Remember that song “Anywhere I Hang My Hat is Home?”
Does this mean that the witch lives here?!?
Seasonal displays in the house give some October spirit….
Uncertain about my reading choices for the month, though I plan to do some reviewing of these….
Good wishes to you on this day! Take care, and be safe and well!
Whew! The days seem to be flying by! We seem to be busy, yet often have nothing to show for all our busyness!
I did get around to baking that apple pie….
Found this creature chomping away on my geranium….should have offered it a bite of pie!
There are several signs of fall in the neighborhood….
Happy fall to you! There are many who say that this season is their favorite. What about you?
We have begun this season with wind, rain, and cooler temperatures. Time for this seasonal mug….
Susan Branch! She always comes through with the perfect design.
Take care! Be safe! Stay well!
If you are reading this, and follow me on Instagram, you’ve already seen what I am trying to post here. I’m not sure if this will work…..
Well, it was a video, and I’m unable to get it to post. Here’s a still photo of our visitor late yesterday afternoon….If you have an Instagram account and want to see the video, I am in time for breakfast…
We watched him as he worked his way back and forth across the back, finally arriving at the bird feeder. Sometimes there are two of them, and they don’t seem to be bothered in the least by any people who may be outdoors. I took this photo through my bedroom window.
Many of you may anticipate the arrival of all things pumpkin spice around this time. I love pumpkin spice just as much as any of you. Sometimes we overlook the pleasure of apples!
This is a celebration of apples….before we dive into the pumpkin patch!
Tomorrow is the first day of autumn 🍂! What do you enjoy most about this season of the year?
Be safe, and stay well!
I gave myself the month of August off from the jigsaw puzzles. Instead, I concentrated on books.
In the days between my last post and this one…..
….we had a glorious Friday morning sunrise….
Hello, Blog peeps! Are you well?
This morning felt more like a Monday morning to me than Monday actually does! It was to my advantage that I turned around a quickly made the bed….before I climbed back into it!
Many of my friends begin their day with tea. Here, we must have that cup of coffee to get our day going.
By the time I was finished with this, I was about ready to join the world. LOL 😂
Aren’t these the cutest?
Along with baby wipes, these newborn footed sleepers will be donated to a local program called Newborns in Need at my Circle September meeting. Oh, yes! That’s tonight! So you see, it was quite necessary for me to get my act together today!
Still taking extra precautions here! How about you? Booster eligibility isn’t for a month yet, and we’re taking no chances!
Good wishes to you! Be safe, and stay well!
How are you spending your time today? Are you planning a picnic at a popular spot and hoping there is room for you when you reach that destination?
We opted to “picnic” in our own kitchen. I receive no points for presentation, though the menu was quite tasty.
Overnight barbecue….thank you, crockpot! Potato salad….thank you, Susan Branch! Speedy baked beans….thank you, Betty Crocker! Creamy cole slaw….thank you, package of already shredded cabbage! Brownies….thank you, Hershey’s Cocoa, for our favorite recipe!
Now, I believe it’s time for a nap! 😂