Really – our weather has been absolutely beautiful!!! I’ve spent the past three days working in the backyard…and I have the pile of laundry to prove it! I’m not kidding – that pile has to be bigger than me by now – gotta get the kids to do more laundry. I’ve been working with Abby to do the laundry but I just can’t trust her yet. One time she dumped the ENTIRE bottle of fabric softener in the machine. We had slimy towels for a month. I don’t think I’ll ask her to go solo just yet. We have a few pine trees and a couple oak trees in our back yard and some trees from the neighbors drop needles/leaves into our back yard too. And we have a fence. Love the fence…but if a needle/leaf drops in the only way it’s going to leave is if I rake it. Can’t just wait for a strong wind to blow it to a neighbor’s yard…not that I’d ever do that…hehe!
We deep-fried a turkey this weekend too. I think it might have been a bit overdone. I don’t think a turkey’s skin is 1” thick – cause that is how deep the crispy part went. It must have tasted good though because there isn’t much left from a 24 lb bird!
I also fired up the wringer washer for the first time this year. It was wonderful to wash all the rugs. There is still so much to do – I want to sift through the compost this year and get to the good stuff on the bottom. I have a bad feeling this is going to be quite the job…the compost bin is “hidden” behind a tree and wedged into the corner of the fence – it seemed like a good idea at the time to “hide” it – now I’m not so sure….