I made a German Apple Pancake this morning...my first ever. Despite it overflowing a little on the bottom of the oven, it was really good, and I have the confidence to make it again. I just got the idea in my head a couple of days ago and found a recipe online that sounded reasonable. I continue to be amazed by the fact that anything that pops into your mind can be found at your finger tips today. Awesome!
After a slow start, we made little stuffed acorns to fit into the burr oak caps from my nephew's yard in Northwest Ohio. I have a lot of caps left to fill! Thanks, Jim.
We had a super potluck lunch and then made wool pumpkins. Rose was the only one to finish hers, but we got a good start on them. Sandy elected to continue stitching on her contract piece. It is looking beautiful.
We also exchanged hand made pincushions. So much fun! Rose fooled us by saying that she didn't have time to make one, but ended up putting a beautiful little one together...one of Lauren's patterns. And Linda...you sneaky little one! When Rose came and said she had two pincushions - and then explained that one of them was from you - immediately I knew what it was and I unashamedly (well, maybe with a little shame) started jumping out of my skin, saying that I hoped to pick that one. And guess what...I did! Thanks Linda. That was such a fun surprise. We all got a big kick out of it...mostly me!
Anyway, here are some photos.
Acorns, acorns everywhere.
Pumpkins...I think both of these are Rose's.
Our pincushions for exchange. The one I received is the Blackbird one in the back.
Thanks again, Linda!
I just had to stitch this gal up for fun.
I finished her at 12:35 a.m. this morning!
Lots of laughs today. Lots of good pointers on stitching, too. And some life lessons maybe learned regarding the pincushion exchange. Don't know if I will ever learn the one about procrastinating, though!