Tuesday, October 6, 2009

soup and sweater weather!

This fall season gives us all a chance to be creative.....
Don't you think?
We aren't cleaning because the kids are in school.
We aren't cooking because the crockpot does all the work.
Does this sound like a dream?
Yes, I suppose it does.
I made this simple soup yesterday and it was a big hit.
These are my ingredients.
Of course, those vegetables were chopped up a bit. :)


I poured it all in here and turned it on!
It cooked all afternoon and by dinner it was nice and smooth.


I also added a bunch of these spices.
I LOVE Mrs. Dash seasonings.
We try not to use salt at our house and these have saved my
"cooking" life.
I especially like to add a little of that Curry in this soup.
It gives it a punch!
I do not measure spices. I just sprinkle it on.
Since there's no salt...it sure won't be too salty. :)


Before serving...add a little milk.
YUM!



While that is cooking...SEW!
Here is a fun project I worked on today.
It took NO TIME at all to change this
BLAH sweater into this..



Sweater.

I Love doing this kind of thing.
I found the sweater at the thrift store.
It is SOOO soft....but those sleeves were way too long.

I cut 'em off!
Trimmed them with some of my left over binding.



Added a little piece of fabric and buttons at the top.

I like it!


And those sleeves are now the right size for me.
I don't like long sleeves and these are now perfect.

I'm so glad some of my favorite binding matched my
NEW SWEATER!



3 comments:

  1. Ha! I just made a batch of green split pea soup, too! I put potato chunks and some leftover ham in mine.

    Love what you did to the sleeves of the sweater. Such an improvement.

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  2. Yum! We had soup for dinner tonight, too. Our "fall" weather just calls for it. lol

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  3. You are so creative! That soup looks delicious and that sweater looks so much better. You are truly amazing.

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