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Go away snow! Summer where are you?

I hope it warms up soon, my winter coat is getting harder to button.

While Brooke's getting bigger, peanut is stil a creeper.

It was too cold by the window so I had to move my seedlings back into the greenhouse.

Worst Spring ever.

The snow was actually very pretty. We talked about going snowshoeing until it turned to cold rain. And yes that is our Christmas tree. We have plans to cut it up to use as kindling.

For breakfast Scott suggested big pancakes. We hadn't had that for awhile so I was excited. Although we had to substitute buttermilk for milk and spelt flour for all-purpose flour.

Back during our honeymoon I thought it would be fun to jump in the sand dunes. I forgot my camera was in my back pocket and eventually sand got in the lens so it stopped working. Scott finally got around to fixing it.

I took it apart a week ago to see If I could get the sand out of the lens.

That didn't work. So, I ordered a new lens off of eBay and arrived on Saturday. I think it's the first time I used the site. 

The pancakes didn't turn out at all. I hate when you're excited about something and it doesn't turn out the way you expect.

Oh you should've been here. She was so grumpy. I did my best.

I could only eat the middle and even that was hard.

But look! You got a hat out of it.

The last time I went to the library I got excited and checked out a bunch of books. I'm actually reading them all at once. Today seemed like a good day to do some reading.

Yay my camera works again.

I may not change my own oil (though I could), but I can fix a tiny camera and not lose any screws.

Scott was bored and wanted to get out of the house. He suggested we get some rug grips and I needed to get some soil, so we headed to Menards.

Even going from the car to the store was not nice. It was windy, wet and cold.

They didn't have any organic seed starter soil (neither did Home Depot) but they did have Easter candy on sale.

I guess that's something. We also passed on getting more new handles for our kitchen cabinets. The budget is tight for May, so we're not spending more than we have to. Anybody need portraits, getting married or own a business

When we got home I started my favorite meal, Singapore Noodles.

I met up with Scott and some old friends after work yesterday, so I didn't have time to get this weeks bread started. This week we are making Sourdough Rye. It called for coarse rye flour. Luckily Scott got me this grain mill for Christmas.

It was actually my first time using it and I was pleased with the results.

Too bad the bread didn't turn out the next day. Not sure why, but it was extremely dense.

After dinner we bummed around until time for bed.

As Olive says "Go away snow! Summer where are you?" 

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