Full Steam Ahead

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July 22, 2011 by Ellen V

We’re over half-way through a jam-packed summer, and I am totally ready for a break. But no rest for the weary! I’ve got a half-dozen things on my to-do list, and some of them are major projects. I’m planning to use this weekend at home wisely. And, as I post this around 5:00pm on a Friday evening, I’ve made some major progress. A few things on this weekend’s list include:

  1. Finishing (!) my June/July sewing project. It’s looking much different now, and should definitely be done by Sunday, but last night it looked like this:

    A mystery summer sewing project, to be revealed very soon.

  2. Trying my hand at canning, with some help from Eric and some delicious tasting peaches I was able to snag earlier in the week.

    These guys are so worth the chin dribble.

  3. Finally, finally painting a bench for our front porch. I’m happy to report that the bench is sanded and painted, and I’m just waiting for the cushions I ordered to come in so I can share the project with all of you.

    The "before" shot. So much potential!

    I’m keeping busy and looking forward to sharing the rewards with you!

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One thought on “Full Steam Ahead

  1. LK says:

    Love the fabric! Love peaches! Can’t wait to see what you do with the bench.

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