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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Beer bread and jack-o’-lanterns

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Monday I baked some beer wheat bread, as opposed to wheat beer bread. Hmm, anyway it turned out well though I would’ve liked the flavor to be a little stronger. I used an Oktoberfest beer, maybe a Stout would give it that extra push over the cliff… Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on October 29, 2009 in Kids

 

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Potato Harvest Day

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Our winter weather finally relented and it’s been a beautiful fall weekend. Yesterday I was able to get all our hoses, lawn furniture etc put away and today we’re finally harvesting our potatoes, carrots and onions. The kids were a big help and it was fun watching how excited they got with each new cache of potatoes. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 18, 2009 in Chickens, Garden, Kids

 

What happened to fall??

We seem to have skipped fall this year and jumped headlong into winter. The snow from last week’s storm had barely melted away when it started again on Sunday. By the time it stopped yesterday we had a foot of new snow. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 6, 2009 in Weather

 

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First Snowstorm of the Season.


The forecast yesterday said there was a chance of snow. It was right for a change, it literally snowed all day!! The kids built several snowmen and a fort. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 1, 2009 in Weather

 

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