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A busy weekend: Nursery projects and Good Eats

We stayed sooooo busy this weekend. It was great to accomplish several things around the house. We have been slowly getting the nursery together and want to get the rest of the house in order too. Here's what occupied our time over the past few days.

Friday morning Pumpkin Bran Muffins. Made these before Andy left for work. Delicious way to start the day.

Nursery stripes, chalk board, and shelves:

The chalkboard isn't quite finished. It will have an awesome wood border and little shelf for chalk. That got stained this weekend and will be attached this week. Getting the stripes to be "perfect" was a bit of a pain but it turned out pretty awesome.

Bought these shelves at Ikea. A little stain and they look great.

Making jellyfish! I saw this idea on Etsy and thought "I can do this". I haven't sewn in a looong time and I'm not good at it. But I impressed myself with some straight lines! All that's left is to sew on the tentacles and stuff 'em.

Hallway painting has begun.

Harvesting more goodies from the garden to can. Check out our monster zucchini affectionately named "Sheldon".

The best ever summer grill night. With our very own tomatoes and homemade dill relish. Yum.

Double Cranberry Muffins

Old Fashioned Date Squares
No picture, but they turned out great.

Chewy Molasses Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was a busy weekend. The freezer and cabinets are getting so full of goodies. For today: work, canning more house project fun.


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