We had a fun weekend this weekend…
Friday we went to visit the midwife. I’m almost 30 weeks! We didn’t have much to discuss with her about birth stuff, but it’s still fun, and great knowing that we have wonderful support to make great choices when it comes to the birth of this baby!
My midwife helped launch a new website called www.mindful-mama.com I am really loving this site! It’s like a natural version of BabyCenter, meets FaceBook & Twitter! Please check it out! I joined and the community is awesome. They have great articles and contests. Videos and info galore! And, although it’s new, they are really responsive at working out any kinks that you might run across.
We made it to the Boulder Farmer’s Market on Saturday! Yay! I only had a limited amount I could spend, and I was shopping for some local gifts as well, so produce-wise, we only left with some fresh spinach and some cool locally grown mushrooms. But the trip was a success, and Rick, Henry and I had a great time despite the rain. We even found vendors we’d like to go see again. Like the one who was selling their locally raised chicken and the ladies selling their kombucha in half gallon jugs.
On the way back from the market, we stopped at Whole Foods in Superior for smoothies. They were having an Earth Day celebration, and were giving away giant burlap bags of compost! Rick and I took two! Score! Woohoo!
We got home in time for lunch, and I made a pasta dish with our newly acquired mushrooms. They were delish! It’s so fun eating something new, and something you know was grown in a way you want to support. Here you can see the different ‘shrooms (I think they were oysters, shiitake, button, and I don’t remember the names of the fluffy white ones) before they were cut up, and then when they were in the pasta. Yummy!
We ate them all. I only wish we had bought more.
After lunch we built a little chicken “shanty” for the baby chicks. They are big enough to be outside, but not quite big enough to hold their own with the adult hens yet. It’s mostly mis-matched pieces of plywood and chicken wire, but it gives them access to grass and shelter and butts up against the big chicken run so they can all get to know each other safely. But it looks hideous. I’m sure the neighbors are loving it.
Sunday we really relaxed and didn’t do much. I made a lemon loaf, and we had lunch with our good friends. All in all, it was a good weekend. What have you been up to?