who would have thought that two peach trees could produce so many peaches
I have been canning and freezing but the tree is making more fruit that I can keep up with
the neighbors are sick of peaches
so far, I have:
peaches on the grill
a freezer full of peaches and
the trees are still loaded
today, I have been making peach liqueur
I don't have a specific recipe when I make fruit liqueurs
I keep it simple
You can make a simple syrup but I just put the sugar in the jar on top of the fruit. Let set a couple of days in the refrig and then add the vodka. It takes a few months to brew,I shake the jar once a week and then strain and filter into clean jars.
It's that easy.
It's also that good.
new (old) patterns
Last week, I found a box of uncut patterns at the thrift store and a few found on etsy.
When it comes to vintage patterns, I don't consider the size of the pattern.
I mostly look for interesting style, uncut and in good condition.
there is a ton of information online about resizing vintage patterns
If I have a choice, I like to stay around a size 14 to size 16 and it's easier to take it up or down in size.
here is one that I like but there are many others
this one is good also
Right now, I am interested in vests.
Max the cat photobombing.
A blouse I made this past winter from fabric that I repurposed from a thrift store skirt.
Picture from December, before I lost a lot of weight.
I was happy yesterday to cut all the padding off my dress form.
Several layers had to be added as I gained weight over the winter.
After having my thryoid removed last year, I had gained about 30 pounds.
Once I found a doctor who was able to figure out my thryoid replacement medication, the weight came off in a few weeks time.
Best of all, I can swim again.