After yesterdays errand day, today will be stay home and relax.... until this evening when I need to go retrieve the children. We let Grandma come get them today for a day at her house with the dogs. Greg (hubby) is still a hurting unit with back pain when he moves so he is sitting and trying not to move too much today.
That leaves me to putter and play!
Blueberry muffins were made this morning. They were so yummy! One of the errands yesterday was a trip to a local family run farm market. I got my fresh corn there on Thursday. They got 50 bushels of tomato's for canning on Friday afternoon. I didn't go over Friday so called Saturday afternoon to see if any were left. 1 left... but someone had called and requested it. Would I like to be called if they don't pick up? I said yes, they were 15 minutes away so just give me time to get there before they closed at 5PM. They are closed Sun-Tues so didn't want them to sit. I got a call at 4:40.... she didn't show up if you want them they are yours! I have a nice box of tomato's that will get water bath canned today.
They also had pickling cukes but I figured I'd wait for next week on that one. I did grab 4 cukes and did a quick pickle on them to go with the fish fry we had for dinner last night. The farmer fields here in Florida are full and with all the restaurants and businesses closed they are having trouble finding places to put it. I know some are donating to food banks but lots are dying in the fields. I will be happy to put these up today and stock the pantry with some nice canned tomato's (and they won't go bad if we get a hurricane and lose power!).
While those are processing I plan to start my OMG for April! Yesterday the boy helped me to arrange the 12 blocks to a pleasing layout. I started cutting the huge squares for the setting and corner triangles. Just have to cut the sashing and start sewing it all together. It will be 72x72.
Tonight will be settle in and relax with some slow stitching. But what will be chosen?
Some rows have been added to the crochet blanket this week.
I finally pinned the umbrella quilt and it is ready to land in the hoop for hand quilting with the newly purchased blue quilting thread that arrived in the mail last week.
The cat and mouse on the frame has been sadly neglected. Will this be lucky enough to get some stitches?
So many choices... I think I may have to toss the options into a hat and pull one out to see tonight.
Linking up with Kathy and the other Slow Stitchers. Try to squeeze in some slow stitching each day for some sanity in these trying times. Even if it is one row of crochet or one strand of thread. It will soothe your soul.