Who’s Gabbing and Who’s Gushing

Fall Has Arrived!

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Dolly Sarrio, Sister #3883

It's here! You can feel it can't you? There is a nip in the air a cool crisp feeling! The chickens are roosting earlier, the dog is bedding down earlier snuggling with the cat more and even the cat is out exploring earlier in the night in search of who knows what. While he is away the 'possum' will play and eat all of the food!

Speaking of food do you bake during warmer weather? I do but my grandmothers didn't they would save most of their baking until cooler weather ... Read more →

Tuesdays Troubles

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Rebecca White, Sister #6430

We got started planning and planting the Fal vegetable garden. So far, we have Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Butternut squash, and Acorn squash and, Tomatoes, Still looking for cauliflower transplants. Will post some photos tomorrow of the garden.

I also got started on the geisha girl panel the other day. I have about 4 rows to go until the next big page. but it should get easier now, since that page is mainly her dress. I will be happy to get her done, because I have lots of other projects on the back burner that I want to do. I still somehow want to have a sale of some of my jewelry but I am still working out the logistics of that ... Read more →

Tomato Pie

Posted on September 21, 2020 by Dolly Sarrio, Sister #3883

Today I'm sharing my recipe for tomato pie that I like. It really is delicious. Who doesn't like tomatoes? Oh alright, my grandpa was allergic to them, they made him break out in a rash. I love them. So Chuck just walked through here and said he really isn't a fan of tomato pie. Who knew? More for me yeah!

My daddy called my husband of Italian-American heritage a mater masher translated means tomato masher. He was funny like that and in WWII that's the nicknames they gave the Italians. They also were given nicknames. Daddy was called piccolo meaning small to them. He was small in stature but in fighting strength he was a giant. A friend Mr. Wheeler said that name stuck with him throughout the rest of the war too.

Enough talk now for the recipe. It's pretty good too (even if I say so myself)! ... Read more →