...what today would have been like if I was clumsy.
Me vs. shovel= shovel: 1~me: 0
Me vs. oven= oven: 1~me: 0
My knee vs. the dryer= dryer: 1~me: 0
My arm and shoulder vs. the wall= wall: 1~me: 0
Me vs. the pot of applesauce for apple butter= applesauce: 0~me:1...or 6. (six pints of apple butter that is! :)
So I started out the day by cutting my right index fingertip on a sharp shred of metal on the shovel while I was out gardening and also got bug bitten. Then I burned my arm on the oven getting the pan of apple butter out. Hit my knee on the dryer while straightening laundry closet. And finally crashed into a wall at some point after that. And I'm not a clumsy person! So as I said, I'd hate to imagine what today would have been like if I was clumsy! :p I already feel like I've been through a battle...owww...and I have a nice bright red crayon bandaid on my finger because that's all we have left in the way of bandaids. It's, um...noticeable! :p
But, I did get the apple butter made and canned...it smelled lovely in here, like some sort of Christmas potpourri or something (with the cinnamon and all)...delicious! The batch made more than I thought it would too, the recipe said it would make 5 pints and I got 6 out of it.
The apple butter ready to be canned:
The jars processing (don't worry, I put the lid back on!):
Six pints of apple butter:
I also made a tote bag today...it's basically done, but I'm thinking about adding some other stuff to it, so we'll see. It might not be done yet.