There has been a welcome chill in the air the last two nights. It felt so good to snuggle under the covers and to stay that way for the entire night.
Many signs of Fall were present at our Farmers' Market yesterday and I just couldn't leave without bringing home a few pumpkins and a potted mum.
The tomato plants in our kitchen garden are full of fruit.
We are having a hard time keeping up with the daily yield. I picked these just this morning while watching Ollie frolic in our back yard.
With the cool down in temperature, I decided that it was finally time to turn the oven on and do a little baking. I've been feeling a little guilty lately because it seems like ages since I last cooked a "proper" meal.
These cranberry muffins hit the spot for breakfast with a cup or two of some freshly perked coffee.
On Sunday, we usually like to eat dinner early and today I cooked a turkey breast...
along with some new red potatoes from the market and a tomato (from our garden) based veggie casserole.
Can you tell that Mr. Painted Quilt was hungry?
And for dessert, we had some deliciously cold yellow watermelon, grown by our friend Cliff.
Of course Ollie was cheering me on while I was prepping all the goodies.
|Hi guys! It's me, Ollie. I'm getting big, huh?|
I'm going to love this quilt when it's done.
I also have some news that I'd like to share with you. I was going to announce this on Friday when I post this month's First Friday Freebie but decided to give you all a head's up today.
Because there are many people who visit my blog on the first Friday of every month only to download the free design and not read the entire post, I'm hoping to reach as many of you as possible today and I'll mention it again again on Friday.
After much deliberation, I've decided to cut down on my FFF's to just once a quarter. I've been feeling a little stressed lately because with Ollie being a puppy and needing so much attention, I just can't devote the time needed to both his training and my designing. One is bound to suffer and my first commitment is to Ollie. Having said that, I'm hoping to be able to go back to my monthly designs once he is fully trained and can be trusted to spend more time on his own.
So after this Friday, the 7th of September, my next FFF will be released on the First Friday of December, followed by March, June, September and December of 2013. So be sure to stop by on Friday because you just never know...there just might be a little giveaway as well.
Thanks for understanding.