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First of the season...


"The rain is raining all around,
it falls on fields and trees.
It rains on the umbrellas here,
and on the ships at sea."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

Our first rainy day of the season. 

We holed up in our little home and did a bit of this...



a bit of that...



and a lot of this...

My old school Crockpot whippin up some
marinara with our homegrown tomatoes

FYI - 6 lbs of tomatoes will get you 2 mason jars worth...

Odds and Ends Veggie stock (we make this once a week)

Pumpkin soup in hollowed out pumpkins because eating should be fun!




What do you do on rainy days?

 

8 comments:

  1. It's rather windy and rainy over here today and I just cooked some pumpkin soup for the dinner....love your marinara sauce too.

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  2. Tried commenting this am and couldn't...love the picture of the little legs in the vintage-looking tutu!! A treasure...a framer, for sure! This is such a homey post. Let me know if you want a recipe for a pumpkin soup that is cooked right inside the pumpkin! Lovely...haven't made it in years but this post reminded me of it...must do it again!

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  3. Angie - I guess Pumpkin soup was the meal of choice yesterday!
    KNitty - I know the whole comment thing is not working...maybe because I keep switching the design of my blog?!?! It's giving me a headache. :)
    Yes on that recipe!
    xo

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  4. I really like your blog...it's lovely! Oh, and LOVE the pumpkin bowls, such a fun idea! - Barefoot Mama

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  5. I love making soup in a pumpkin. It is so pretty that way! I am so glad to see your kids splashing in puddles. That was one of my favorite memories as a kid. Splashing in puddles during a thunderstorm when I used to live in Guam.

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  6. i love all your projects and fall colors! here the rain never lasts longer than a half hour, but when it does rain and turn gray outside for that half hour, i will sometimes bake cookies with ezra. there's always knitting going on in this apartment.

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  7. How do you make the veggie stock? I've been meaning to do it but am not sure how...

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  8. Sistermama - I am writing the blog post about it as we speak! It will probably be up tomorrow as I am tired....
    xo

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