Wednesday, September 7, 2011
I have to admit it - I had a tiny twinge of jealousy. I always loved the first day of school. (Clearly I was a nerd) It was like a new beginning. Even after all these years I still miss it. I consider the fall to be the start of my new year. I don't make New Years resolutions but I do make a Fall Bucket List - a list of things I want to do, change, accomplish etc.
One of the things I want to focus on this season is eating a little heathier. Its so easy, especially with the crazy schedule around here, to slide into quick and easy foods. And those choices are rarely healthy. So as luck would have it, a few days ago I learned about a local farm initiative through Deanne's blog. You purchase a share in the farm and receive an assortment of fresh vegetables every week. They deliver to a location in town once a week.
I had heard about these before but didn't realize we had one in this area. I signed up and picked up my first package of fresh veggies after work tonight. There is what I got for this week
I think its going to force me to cook better foods during the week. I always make good meals on the weekends but slack off during the weekdays. I can't believe I'm so excited about a box of vegetables. Its a long way from hiding them in my pockets as a child!
Another bounty of Fall are the colors. I'm using lots of rich fall colors in my current rug project but as I hooked a bit this weekend I felt like I needed a bit more in contrast colors. I grabbed a piece of each wool I have so far and headed to the studio shopping. I found 2 gorgeous slub yarns in gold and rust to add to the mix.
I just love working with that slub yarn. It hooks so beautifully and it has such a nice sheen to it that you just can't capture in wider strips of wool.
There is just so much to love about Fall's Bounty.