It's Friday again. Where does the week go. It seems like not long ago I posted my Independence Days update. I feel like I didn't do much this week but I know that's not true. I've got pretzels to make soon so here goes the update for the week:
Plant something- Parsley seeds in a pot on the kitchen windowsill is all. But soon I'll be starting my early greens ;)
Harvest something- 31 eggs this week. Otherwise- it's February- not much harvesting going on here.
Preserve something- only some more grated and dried orange zest. Nothing else.
Waste not- mostly the usual. Composting, recycling, veggie scraps to the chickens.
Want not- for the first time ever, I made homemade laundry detergent. Love it! Now I'm just asking why it took me so long to do this... Of course, Justine says it looks and feels like snot... but then she's 17. Otherwise, I stocked up on a couple bags of sugar that were on sale, and picked up some dried milk and extra flour. With all this baking I am going through flour faster than I have in the past so I need to up the supply.
Eat the food- yummy sourdough bread, muffins and tonight, sourdough pretzels (I'll let you know how they turn out). Tonight we had spaghetti with garden tomatoes. And we had some HOT peppers from the freezer with our burritos this week. Mmmmm.....
Build community food systems- Sold a couple of dozen eggs at work again. That's about it.
Skill up- Other than some new sourdough recipes, not much. Unless I can count my zombie readiness fitness program... but that's not really a skill, just losing the flab. Who knows, maybe when it warms up I'll work on learning to use that compound bow that I got for the boys for Christmas last year (that they rarely touch). THAT would be a good zombie weapon.
Ok, Ok... enough zombies.....
I've got to go make pretzels. I'll be sure to take pictures.
Ohhh...can't wait to hear how the pretzels turned out!!! I hope you'll share your recipe! :-)ReplyDelete
Here's my Independence Days post: http://skymindedandevergrowing.blogspot.com/2012/02/independence-days_17.html
I'll check out your update. I'll definitely be posting about pretzels tonight.Delete
31 eggs! That's definitely a sign of a mild winter. Can't wait to see the pretzels!ReplyDelete
I can't wait to see what that number will be when they all are laying regularly when it warms up (and when they stop moulting)Delete
Mmm...pretzels! There is a place near Louisville that sells someone's homemade pretzel bread. It is so good and I put it on my "to do" list for a someday project. Sourdough would be really good!ReplyDelete
I wanted to say last week that I love that zombie show you mentioned! I don't have cable networks right now or else I would have been glued to the TV! LOL
OK, off to update my IDC (yeah, where did last week go???)
OMG, those pretzels were SO good! And what's not to love about zombie shows! Makes me want to prep!!Delete
You inspired me to start this too! Thanks!ReplyDelete
Glad you're on board. It looks like you've been busy.Delete