Friday, September 25, 2009


For almost two years now I've wanted to get knobs for the cabinets and drawers in our kitchen, laundry room and two bathrooms. Tired of waiting and ready to take action I went ahead and ordered 61 of them last week. They arrived on Monday. Wednesday Chad installed them and I love how they turned out!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Goodbye Summer

This week we took down our vegetable garden. Our tomato plants were overgrown but finished producing fruit a few weeks back.

On Saturday Chad noticed some pretty yellow and purple caterpillars eating our grape leaves. Maybe they were Greek caterpillars? (Bad joke.) Anyway, they're gone now and thanks to them, so is most of our grape vine. No grapes this year...maybe next year?

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Giant Zucchini

Last night we harvested an amazingly big zucchini. And considering we didn't think we'd get any from the plant this year we're particularly impressed with the outcome. Of course we had to use Mags as a measure of how large it really is. Keep in mind, she has adorably chubby thighs, but this monster makes them look slim! Here are the stats:

Weight -
Mags: 12lbs, 13oz
Zucchini: 7lbs, 8oz

Length: -
Mags: 24 inches
Zucchini: 17 inches

Too bad the county fair is over a month away. I think we'd have an award winner!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Happy Birthday, Mags

Of course it's not really her birthday, but she is two months old today so I'm posting photos. These pics are from this weekend at the cabin. As Chad said at the time, Maggie is thinking in this second photo, "Oh Lordy, the vapas." Ha!