Wednesday, October 19, 2022


Photo taken by Hubby

 It is hard to believe that it is already the middle of October.  Our autumn colors have peaked.  They were very lovely this year.    The past couple of days have been wet and quite cold.   Mornings have been in the mid 30's and the daytime high's in the 40's.  Not ready for these cooler temperatures.   

Been gathering in the last of the harvest.

There was a bountiful supply of green tomatoes remaining.  Did not want them to go to waste.  Decided to try a new recipe...Green Tomato Relish.   When winter flies in the door it will be nice to open "a jar of summertime ".

Also been doing some sketching trying to capture some of the special gifts that October brings.

Well dear friends have a great end to your week. 

Would love to know what is happening in your part of the world.



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  1. It's cold here. I had to bring in an outdoor plant from the deck. Lots of autumn colors are on the trees, and the ground under the trees. I made a toasted marshmallow cobbler this morning for ambiance. 🍁☕️🍂

  2. we have been really cold here in the 20's at night early mornings-a little early for that cold here. you captured some lovely fall views, loving your sketches too-I miss a good garden squash-the summers are too hot here to grow them acorn squash and the sweet dumplings were our favorites. enjoy the last of fall hugs

  3. Love your autumn sketches! It's suddenly cold here too. But autumn shows beautiful colors to enjoy! Hugs, Judy.

  4. Love your photos and the sketches are wonderful. My hubby's grandmother always made green tomato relish and everyone loved it.

  5. Looks like you're enjoying fall to the utmost before winter settles in. Love your sketchbook pages--and those leaves! Today is it is chilly and autumn-y here, and I'm enjoying every minute of it since it will be 87 again next week ;)

  6. Debbie, it's nice that you make all your veggies last. The green tomato relish sounds good. Have never heard of that before. We are just seeing the changing colors of the trees here. We had a late start. That big one looks like an acorn squash? I always love to visit with you and see your special part of the world, Debbie.


  7. I'm glad that you are capturing the colors of autumn in your sketchbook and the taste of summer in your canning jars. I have been going out to capture a few more Inktober sketches and a few little autumn paintings. Life has been good. Have a great week!

  8. Oh Debbie, your sketches are lovely! Our leaves were spectacular too. God bless you...

  9. Green tomato relish as a jar of summertime! A lovely idea for winter.
    An apple chutney to freeze is on my mind.

  10. Beautiful post and you know how much I love looking at your painting. It has been wet and wild here but it is still quite warm and it feels a little unnerving...I'm cooking soup but the temps say salad ;o) Best wishes for a great week.

  11. Dear Debbie,
    How I love your fall sketches! You are such an accomplished artist, I wish you would share your art more frequently.
    Love the Autumn photos. The colors are beautiful.
    I wish I could have a veggie garden here. It is just too hot, they would not make it. I love squash.
    Wishing you a beautiful and peaceful week.

  12. Debbie, your sketches are lovely! It's even cooling off here. I wore long pants and a sweatshirt today when we walked Georgie. Jim says he's going to wear his long underwear tomorrow because it was so cold this morning. I think that's a slight exaggeration:) It was in the low fifties:) Keep on sharing those sketches! Hugs!


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