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Year of Jewelry ~ Week 32

I've been so busy this summer with the new garden (who knew we would have record temps and more sunshine  than I have seen in any one summer I have spent in Alaska since moving here in 1992. Two hours of watering. Everything. Every. Single. Day. Not including the grass☺) that I haven't had nearly as much time to spend "making" as I would like. Now that the rainy season is here, I feel like I have a little more free time while I wait for "harvest time". With fall quickly approaching it will be time to start canning all of the  goodies I have been able to grow this year. I'll post more about that when the time comes. For now I hope to spend more of my time creating. Hopefully accomplishing more than 'just' the one piece of jewelry per week that I committed to for The Year of Jewelry Project.
I am almost completely caught up on those postings though☺
Here is Week 32 I am seriously in love with viking knit! It's actually kind of relaxing, you can w…

Catching up on YOJP posts (Year of Jewelry Project) Weeks 21, 22, 23, 25, 29, 30, 31

I have fallen behind, I have hopped around, (I have done a TON of gardening) but I an almost caught up on this commitment I made at the beginning of the year. I am only two weeks off schedule in the group but I am several weeks behind on posting here, so this is a catch up post ......again☺
****  Very picture heavy☺ ****

Sharing the goosebumps.....

My posting has been rather erratic lately but I'm OK with that, cuz
1.  It is summer.  The nicest, warmest summer I have spent since moving to Alaska 21 years ago, and I have been loving the hell out of it☺ (psssst ~ I have a tan♥)

2. I have eaten fresh broccoli (from my garden) dipped in ranch everyday for a week straight. Seriously KILLER flavor☺

3. I have baked zucchini bread (from my zucchini),  made refrigerator pickles with my fresh grown cucumbers and dill, eaten beets with greens and numerous salads made with my lettuce. I have wanted to put in a garden for years, but figured it was going to be a huge undertaking, until I finally had the DUH! moment and realized I could do the raised bed thing. And since we couldn't get the grass to grow under those spruce trees, it was a win~win.
The best part: No weeding☺ (Oh, and some awesome veggies)

but this came across my facebook newsfeed and I thought I would share.

Over the last 21 years I have lived in this beautiful ( &…