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I'm ready for fall, y'all!

September 25th, 2016 at 07:23 pm

Another hot day here in Central Illinois. Supposedly we are to have a cold front and a little rain. I'm ready for fall and at least what is termed as normal temps and humidity. I'm glad I'm not in the unairconditioned school buildings this year, but I feel for those who are.

DH continues to improve after his surgery. He still isn't to bend much and isn't to lift much weight, but at least he isn't in a lot of pain. His 70th birthday is this Tuesday and he already has his day planned -- he wants to hit some out of town antique and thrift shops and eat at a buffet called Yoder's in Arthur. It isn't a large buffet, but has excellent food. I already promised him a chocolate cake so I will bake it tomorrow and I'm counting on it being cooler to turn on the oven!

Hot or not, I am using up vegetables and made vegetable soup. We have been blessed with bell peppers this year and I don't want them to go to waste. I've already cleaned, chopped and frozen a bunch and put them in the freezer. Today for brunch I sauteed some and then put them with scrambled eggs. I keep a bag in the freezer of vegetables we don't finish. I put them in a soup. Most of them are fresh vegetables I've cooked or roasted so it gives them a better than canned flavor anyway. So fall or not, we are feasting on soup tonight.

4 Responses to “I'm ready for fall, y'all!”

  1. snafu Says:

    It has been unseasonably warm here and I too have a container of vegetables awaiting soup. Tomorrow will be Pasta e Fagioli which is soup a whisker away from stew.

  2. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Glad your DH is continuing to recover!

  3. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    I'm ready for fall too, you!

  4. PatientSaver Says:

    glad hubby is doing better. Yup, as soon as it gets chilly, I get a craving for my homemade pea soup.

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