Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As I told in the Pie Crust recipe, Sara and I decided to make a pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin. This recipe makes enough filling for about 2 – 9″ pies or 1 – 10″ pie plus a baby pie (which is what we had.) Adapted from this recipe. If you don’t want to … Continue reading

Technology is dumb

All of my technology is breaking! Over the weekend my phone started randomly jumping 5 hours ahead. And it is still doing that and I have no idea why. And then I went to turn on my computer tonight and got an error that says “Your computer was unable to start.” wtf?

Mid-November Goal Check-up

Since it is about the middle of the month, let’s see how we are doing on goals for this month: Finish knitting runner for new blanket chest. Carry over from last month. Finished! Hike with Sara 1-2 times per week. I think this will repeat until it gets too cold and dark. Fail! I failed … Continue reading

Strangling Vine Table Runner

I finally finished knitting the runner for my chest. Back story is that I have a second TV in my living for video games and wanted to put it on my new blanket chest. I didn’t want the TV to scratch the chest so I knit a runner to put under it. I adapted this … Continue reading

Weekend Review

Long weekends are lovely. Friday was my last day of a class at work, and we only had to go in for 2 hours… to take a quiz and do a final lesson on ethics. MM had the day off so he went to the grocery store while I was in class to get the … Continue reading

Pie Crust Recipe

Sara and I made a pumpkin pie completely from scratch last weekend. And of course, the base of the pie is the crust. So I will be posting that recipe first, then the pie filling, then roasting the pumpkin seeds. We pretty much went back and forth between the crust and pie steps, as each … Continue reading

Deer Spotting

We were going for a walk when it finally stopped raining after Hurricane Sandy and we spotted 5 deer right off the path. I couldn’t get a picture of all 5, but this is what I did get. Enjoy!

November Goals

The holiday season is upon us! And now for some goals to get us started: Finish knitting runner for new blanket chest. Carry over from last month. Hike with Sara 1-2 times per week. I think this will repeat until it gets too cold and dark. Yoga 1-2 times per week. Forever goal. Decide what … Continue reading

Weekend Review

Even though this past weekend was short, it was a good one! On Saturday, Sara, MM, and I went out to Shenandoah NP for a hike. We knew it would be cold so we all made sure to bring hats and gloves. As we were pulling up to the fee station, we saw a very … Continue reading

October Goal Review

Ah it is the beginning of a new month. This means it is goal review time. And then time to set new goals. Let’s see how I did on my very first Goal list: Finish knitting runner for new blanket chest.  – Not finished. Maybe it is taking longer than I thought or maybe I’ve … Continue reading