This week flew by. We had hot weather, nice weather, and rainy weather. I have quite a bit on my list of things to do, but I didn't accomplish all of them. What I did accomplish is:
1. Cut the grass.
2. Put together a leaf blower and cleaned up the patio blowing the leaves into the raised beds.
3. Cleaned the bird bath and outdoor furniture.
4. Made beef stock - a big pot of it. I need to grab some jars from my daughter's house to can it.
5. Dried parsley and basil. It was time to pull the basil plant, so I did that. The parsley is still going strong.
6. Went to Sam's and bought pistachios, t paper, and kleenix. I won't need those things all winter long.
7. Measured three cups of blackberries and put them in food saver bags. I only got 30 berries last year (first year) so I was happy the bush put out more this year. Hopefully, I will get enough next year to make a batch of jelly.
8. Pulled out the second tomato plant and wrapped the green tomatoes in newspaper to ripen. I'll end up with about 4 to 5 cups of tomatoes. Not enough for a large pot of sauce. I plan on buying some romas at the grocery this week at .99 cents a pound to add to what I have grown.
9 Washed the bedding. There's nothing like climbing into a bed with fresh smelling sheets on it. One of life's little pleasures.
10. Decorated for fall. A work in progress.
11. Purchased a couple of fall items.
I thought I was lazy this week, but it looks like I did accomplish some things. What filled your week?
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