After a couple weeks of the most beautiful
warm weather, we have been firmly jolted back to
reality. The woodstove is again keeping us
cozy as it was only 25 degrees out when we woke this
morning. We're back to the 'real March',
but thankful for the short time we had to
get outside and get a jump on yard work
The rhubarb quickly put on a few inches
thanks to the warm sunshine...
I was able to get the raised beds weeded--one
has strawberries, and the front one has
blackberries, along with some daffodils.
I placed an order for some Heritage raspberries
and Mara des Bois strawberries for the other two
Over the chilly weekend, I baked some hot cross buns
to have with our tea...
...brought some hyacinths in so I can
enjoy their scent when doing dishes...
...and picked up my knitting again in hopes
of finishing the garter yoke cardi--only
a couple inches of the sleeve left to go.
I thought about searching for some new buttons
for it online, but decided to 'use-what-I-have'.
Luckily I was able to come up with 9 matching
mother of pearl buttons...
A few more March days, and I think I'll have