Friday, October 8, 2010

Afternoon treats!

Our weather is ~ incredible!
Yesterday Ellen and I walked downtown and we 
both got  a "treat".    We visited her favorite
frozen custard/snowball stand and she got
a snowball "stuffed" with custard.
and me......
We finally have a real "CSA" in town!
I am so proud of my friends who grew the 
"seeds" of an idea into the vegetables you 
see in my bag!  When time permits,
you will see a post about the whole
process as it is pretty cool; and
I was there to see a thought turn 
into a reality.   

My "treat"

The girl's favorite "frozen custard" store

Frozen custard is served at a higher temperature then ice cream.  That is why it is so flavorful ~ your taste buds aren't frozen when you eat it.   (Just a "fact for the day")  Remember when you would get a bowl of ice cream and stir it until it was "soupy"?  Same concept!

Rollerblading home while eating her snowball....
now that is talent, people! She didn't spill a drop!

Have wonderful weekend!

PS - the girls tell me that the cute little creature in my flower (top of the blog) is not a lady bug.  They assure me that it is a  bee!  I really thought it was a lady that I study it, I am not so sure.
What do you think?

PPS - the thought to get ice-cream (well custard) came to me after I read this.....

You just broke your child today, congratulations

If you don't have time to do anything else today, click on this link and read it....
Powerful stuff!


  1. I'm not sure I've ever tasted frozen custard. You've certainly gotten my curiosity up. I'll have to give it a try. Congrats on your local CSA. What a treat! So nice to meet you.

  2. Hey there. Thanks for the very nice comment. And thank also for reading through some of my blog. I started about 1 year ago after getting my camera (Nikon D-90). I loved taking pictures and wanted to do something with them besides store them on my hard drive..hence my little house was born.
    I have 2 lenses 18-200mm and a 50mm 1.8. I love my 50 mm but want to upgrade to the 1.4 before the holidays so I can shoot indoors with less light. I mostly use my zoom lens (200mm) one outside with the kids because they are all over the place and the 50mm likes for you to stand still.
    I shoot on MANUAL and love it. I have learned so much by just playing around..sitting in the same spot taking 300 pictures of my flip flops while changing several different settings. I have learned most by asking people who take pictures...and by reading blogs of moms who have been doing this a lot longer. Pioneer Woman and Miz Booshay have some GREAT tips on picture taking...I got my start there. Scott Kelby books are awesome too.
    I have no real fancy editing program. I store and crop my photos on Picassa. I can play a little bit there..but not enough. I hope to get Photoshop Lightroom soon...add it to my list!!
    my e-mail is if you have any more questions.
    Good luck building your is so fun!


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