Friday, September 12, 2008

My new favorite place is...

...the library. Oh my gosh. Why didn't I take MUCH more advantage of this resource a MUCH longer time ago?! I am loving it! I have been borrowing books from the library weekly. Books on canning and preserving, green living, sustainable living, raising chickens, cookbooks by my favorite FOOD Network chefs. I've also been perusing the magazines while I'm there...usually while I wait for my sons to find their books and play a game or two on the internet. It's MUCH cheaper than buying the magazine...which I have to admit, I have a bit of a problem with. My husband says I have an addiction...and I'm not so sure he's wrong! But I've been trying to be good and just look at them at the library. I look at the decorating magazines mostly...mainly because I've been noticing that when I buy them it takes me about 30 minutes to go through the whole thing. And more often than not I'm disappointed. By looking at them at the library I can be disappointed for free!
Well, that was a whole topic I didn't mean to cover...but there is it...out in the open. I feel a weight lifted...! I did want to write about this book that I found at the library...Preserving for All Seasons by Anne Gardon. It's a beautiful book...with recipes that look delectable. What I like about it most is that the recipes are unique from the typical recipes you'd find in your popular canning and preserving books. I can't wait to try some of the recipes. I think that this book is worth owning. And that is the beauty of the library...that you can borrow a book, check it out and then buy it KNOWING that you're going to love it and use it! What a concept...I tend to catch on slowly.


Beth said...

I hope you share some of the recipes you try and love!!!

ThyHandHathProvided said...

This is how I found you, actually. I was looking for a picture of this very cookbook to add to my post today and your blog popped up!

Ok, this is the last comment I'm going to bother you with today:-).