Sunday, November 11, 2012

A domestic Sunday

Hey, my parents got their electricity back yesterday at 12:20pm!  12 days without power from the grid.  They are tough stock.  A crew from Arkansas helped them out--I love all these crews coming from out of state to help us (the state of NJ) get back on our feet again--thank you!!

Ok, it felt like a very domestic Sunday.

A little cooking...
artichoke chicken and rice soup
Chicken rice and artichoke soup, with too much Parmesan cheese thrown on top...

A little baking....
cookies!
Nestle Toll House chocolate chip with walnut cookies from scratch for the Thanksgiving Potluck at work tmw.  My house smells SO good!

A little sewing....
version #6 of the jeans muslin (next time it will be the real deal....are you ready???  Am I???)
jeans muslin #6
jeans muslin #6
With a fisheye dart to take out excess length at the side seam that was creating unflattering waviness in the hip area (I actually had to make this dart bigger!):
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And  a quick gratification project, this lovely pair of UW...
fabric: Joann's
elastic: either Daytona or Pacific Trim, NYC
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iron on patch:  Hobby Lobby (recently opened in NJ)
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And finally, a little snow with the ginkos...
after the 11/7/12 snowstorm Athena.  pix taken 11/8/12
Be well!!  Good night!

6 comments:

  1. There is no such thing as too much parmesan! Glad you and your family are recovering from Sandy.

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  2. I agree with KC-one cannot have too much parm! Nice food photos. Too pretty to eat! Great undies, and good that you kept on working on those jeans. Your parents are sturdier than I would be under those circumstances. Glad to hear they have their lights back on.

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  3. Cute panties! So glad to hear that power has been restored to your parents and so many others I'm sure. I am looking forward to seeing your jeans. Super impressed with how you are working out the fit. Way to stay with it.

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  4. 12 days without power; that is a very difficult time. I'm glad all is well and you are keeping your spirits up :)

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  5. Glad your parents got their power back. I am in Arkansas - glad we were able to help!!!!

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