Tag: Eclectalife

Jammin’ – I hope ya like jammin’, too

Jammin’ – I hope ya like jammin’, too

This weekend was all about jammin’ in the Eclectahouse. This past summer we spent time picking Michigan blueberries, Michigan tart cherries and wild blackberries. Yesterday, we made about 100 jars of jam including a magnificent blend of cherry/blackberry. Earthy, tart and sweet, it’s one of the best blended jams we’ve ever made. Photos by Anne Savage. Please do not reproduce […]

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Merry Catsmas, Part II

Merry Catsmas, Part II

Seriously. He loves this. Well, kinda… I’m just sayin’…

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Hey, get yer own Christmas tradition!

Hey, get yer own Christmas tradition!

The annual unveiling of the black velvet (with pink glitter) Christmas elk. I’m just sayin’…

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Merry Catsmas

Merry Catsmas

Spooky just loves getting dressed up for the holidays… Photo by Anne C. Savage. Don’t worry. He loves this. Well, kinda. I’m just sayin’…

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First the Metrodome, then this

First the Metrodome, then this

First the Metrodome, then this Our hoophouses. Just like the Metrodome. Just a bit smaller. I’m just sayin’…

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Woe is tree

Woe is tree

Found this beauty while we were getting our Christmas tree. It has a little bare spot but we’ll make it work. Maybe fill in with some ornaments or something… I’m just sayin’…

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Oh no

Yesterday I drove by the nativity scene in the village square and my dog growled at the baby Jesus. I think she’s probably going to Hell. I’m just sayin’…

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REVIEWS: The coolest (mostly) Christmas albums evah!

REVIEWS: The coolest (mostly) Christmas albums evah!

I posted this last year but I thought I’d do it a bit earlier this year in case folks are in the market for some cool Christmas albums. Enjoy! I have an iTunes playlist of over 250 Christmas/holiday songs and some of my favorites are what I consider to be “out of the ordinary” — songs you won’t likely hear […]

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So, I had this zucchini nightmare…

So, I had this zucchini nightmare…

…and it looked like this: Squished SquashOriginally uploaded by Ånne Good thing we only grew two mounds this year. Don’t get too excited. It’s a composite photo. I’m just sayin’…

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Livin’ the good life – breakfast from the garden

Livin’ the good life – breakfast from the garden

We got some eggs from friends who have chickens (they are several different colors because they have several different types of hens) and this morning, we’re making omelets. Click for a bigger image Swiss chard.Onions.Zucchini.Broccoli.Green pepper. All fresh from the garden, picked this morning most of it. Damn, I love this life… UPDATE: Here’s the final result, courtesy of my […]

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Cutest girl in town

Cutest girl in town

My wife: I’m just sayin’…

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