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September in Numbers: the month that couldn't be measured

Oh September, you came in like a lion with your back to school craziness but you went out like a sweet, tender hearted lamb.  It was a month full of bounty, of harvesting the garden and losing all counter space to an abundance of tomatoes.  In September we spent countless days with family, celebrating and relishing in the presence of the people who will always have your back.  Last month brought routine and school activities.  49 new faces for me to meet and nurture and 2 new teachers for my kids to be inspired by.  Many new school activities for the kids, new classmates and new experiences.

1 great experience learning to make dill pickles with mom, using Gram's recipe.

Just the beginning of the tomato adventure.  Once unpacked, they would take over the island, the table and all counters until the end of the month.  I made 4 batches of ketchup, 9 quarts of tomato sauce, 4 freezer bags of spaghetti sauce and 5 containers of hamburger soup, despite giving away half of them.

Lucia really enjoyed me taking her pictures because her outfits (all styled by her) have been so adorable.

Willis off to his first track meet with his bestie, Noah.

It was a month that could be recorded in numbers, however as I write this post I am doing a rush packing job because I'm off on a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, last minute trip to NYC.  So sorry for the quick post. Why don't you check out what my blog friends did with numbers instead?

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  1. Living on Cloud Nine02 October, 2016 21:45

    Hope you're having the best time in NYC, say hi to our girl for us!! OMG that shirt..Lucia's My Mom is my Stylist, the look on her face...priceless!!! Happy October gorgeous!!

  2. My mom is my stylist, LOVE it!

  3. Her graphic tee is so cute. What a fun find!!


  4. I loved seeing all your tomatoes! Looks like you got a ton done with them!

  5. Oh goodness your vegetables!! Amazing. Want to come stick my freezer too :-) enjoy NYC

  6. If I could ever grow one tomato it would a miracle. I am such a non-gardener despite countless attempts. You inspire me!

  7. omg her shirt is the cutest, she looks very impressed lol
    pickles are my FAVE!! Come make me some!

  8. September was a beautiful month. One to remember for sure!

  9. What a busy + crazy month, lady! And WOW I've never seen so many tomatoes!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  10. OMG all the tomatoes! I love that you harvested your garden and used every last bit, good for you! Love this post! XO -Kim

  11. Can't believe you are still up to your ears in tomatoes. What a collective green thumb you guys have over there.

  12. Phew to surviving a crazy month back to school! I would like to think life will slow down but it probably won't! Haha.

  13. It was a really great time.....loved meeting Katie!

  14. lol you're a good avocado eater though.

  15. I totally would stock your freezer !

  16. Totally a collective green thumb!

  17. and that was after giving away most!


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