Monday, October 16, 2017

T Stands for Tuesday

Hello my Tuesday Friends! 
It's been a rather quiet week here. Still a bit under the weather but have come to the conclusion it's mostly allergies and not a lot I can do about them but weather the storm. 
We've had a couple of good rains so  the grass is green again and the cracks in the ground are closing up. :) 
The flowerbeds are beyond hope though and it's time to clean them up and wait for next year. 
The sunflowers are hanging their heads and the birds have started eating the seeds. 
I'm still getting tomatoes, even if the plants are looking worn out...
I canned 6 more jars this week. Then picked some more Chili Peppers and sliced them open and set them in the oven to dry today.
There will probably be more peppers before we get out first frost. 
Mostly I've been knitting and crocheting gifts for Christmas.

I usually have several projects going at once ... I like to switch around so I don't get bored. 
For the required drink of the week it's...

I found it at Aldi's last fall and really like it. It's only available this time of year and is only $1.99 a bottle. I'm saving the bottles to reuse with my homemade liqueurs. :) 
So that's my week and here are a few 

So don't forget to dash on over to Elizabeth's for the party. 


  1. Sorry you've not been feeling well and hope that you are very soon back to normal. Your got loads of produce from your garden this year, enjoy! Have fun with your knitting! Happy T Day, Hugs, Valerie

  2. I wish you felt better. I had a headache tonight and now I wonder if it is weather related. I hope your allergies clear up once the weather gets cold.

    You have lots of tomatoes still. I only got ONE tomato this year. I'm thinking of looking for straw, since you had such good luck when you used it. Gosh, my mouth is burning just looking at the chilies.

    Love the first random thought. I guess that's me on occasion.

    I've never seen that drink at Aldi, but I would also like to save those bottles. Well worth the price for the bottles that can be reused.

    Thanks for sharing your garden and your pumpkin cider with us for T this Tuesday. My mouth is still burning (grin).

  3. I hope you feel better soon and the allergies are not too bad to cope with.
    It is good that you have been able to store your produce for over the winter months. Your knitted pieces will be wonderful gifts.
    Happy T day wishes.
    Yvonne xx

  4. CH is struggling with allergies right now. Mmmm Pumpkin Cider!
    Good Morning!

  5. Allergies can be just as much a pain as a cold or flu. Hope you feel better real soon. I'll have to go out later and check the garden since we were expected to get a light frost overnight. We had to put the heat on for the first time. There were some tomatoes, herbs, raspberries, kale, and peppers...
    your knitted pieces look beautiful and warming. And I'd get your cider for the bottle alone:) Happy T day!

  6. Our allergies have finally started clearing up... or we have more good days than bad so thats hope.. LOVE that bottle.. i'd have to keep it too! Happy happy Tday Carol! Hugs! deb

  7. Hi I remember that apple cider from aldi last year-I didn't see it at my store this month so far. I loved it and the bottles too. You are harvesting much more produce from your garden than i did this year-those peppers are gorgeous.
    I am suffering from the same allergy issues too-I can do without the coughing as well lol
    take care of you Happy T Day Kathy

  8. Nice to catch up with your world. I'm doing some gift knitting as well. I try to limit myself to 2 projects at a time. Gives me some variety, like you say, but keeps me on track to actually finish them as well. I'm always excited to START but easily distracted by the next new project.

  9. Very pretty scarves, Carol. I love the yarn you used in the topmost photo.

    Despite all the family challenges you've dealt with this year, your garden somehow produced quite a bounty!

    I hope allergy season ends soon where you are and that you get relief from your symptoms.

    Happy T-Day! Hugs, Eileen

  10. Sorry to hear you are still unwell, I hope you feel much better soon 😁. Wow, sunflowers are such happy flowers and that's one huge sunflower head, I'm sure the birds appreciate this happy snack 😉. It looks like you'll be busy canning some more veggies before the frosts and your knitted and crocheted gifts all look fantastic! I like that you have a few of them on the go at once so you don't get bored - great idea 😁. The Pumpkin Cider sounds yummy too! Take care and wishing you a very Happy T Day! J 😊

  11. I hope you feel better soon. I suppose every change of seasons comes with its allergies and discomforts.
    I love your knitting, especially the yarn you are using. Like me you are using round knitting needles. Your friends and family will be so pleased with their gifts.
    That cider looks delish. I have not come across it here.
    Happy T-Day

  12. Wow. I can't believe you are still getting tomatoes. That is nice. We had our first hard frost last night. My garden season is long over. :( Your knitting is wonderful. And I'd try that cider looks like its worth a try. I've never had pumpkin cider. Hope your allergies settle down. Happy T day. Erika

  13. Your knitting projects are so beautiful! I love working with variegated yarn. The results are stunning. And the Pumpkin cider looks amazing!

  14. Hope you feel better soon dear Carol!Your knitting is beautiful and I always am amazed about your fantastic garden and all you can and preserve so well!
    Happy T-Day dear Carol!

  15. Hope you recover soon! I loved seeing the sunflower head ready for the birds but sad to see the end of your garden! Will the seed reset for next year or do you have to start from scratch? Your knitting looks wonderful - really must get started on some - we are still quite busy sorting out the bits and pieces of literature we brought back from our trip! I love cider so wondering what this must taste like! Belated Happy T Day! Chrisx

  16. I missed T Tuesday completely this week, but I saw your garden pictures and just had to comment. I don't have enough sun for veggies and those big sunflowers, but I love seeing your seasonal photos :)