An Owl and Curtie

As we were wrapping up Curtie’s photo shoot we were telling Albert about the owls at Snyder Hill. He looked up and said something like “oh, like that one up there?”


Ok, ok I’ll share more Curtie photos. I’ve posted another to our facebook page this morning.

Dinner Last Night:
Portobello Mushroom Burgers and (really good) homemade fries. The trick to the fries is boiling them for 2 minutes before baking – so good.

I was talking to someone who thought it would be interesting if I shared my entire menu for the week in advance. I always name the menu for where we’re camping, and then sometimes if we return to a spot, I’ll revist an old menu. The menu order is subject to change, but if you want to follow along at home here it is: Tombstone Slabs Menu

2014 Cost of Camping:
0 nights paid camping
38 nights free camping
38 days this year
Total spent on camping this year: $0
Daily average cost of camping: $0

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  • Reply Marlene February 9, 2014 at 11:01 am

    So jealous that you saw the owl close up!

    • Reply Leigh February 9, 2014 at 3:13 pm

      You’re a crazy commenter now!!

  • Reply Lin February 9, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Oh so glad to see more of Curtis! Love the owl and the rocks! Thank you for those two great recipes. Those fries are beautiful!

    • Reply Leigh February 10, 2014 at 8:33 am

      Those fries really are awesome! :)

  • Reply Laura Domela February 9, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    Love the owl!! How great to be so close.

    • Reply Leigh February 10, 2014 at 8:27 am

      We were kind of close – it’s the 200x zoom that really helped!

  • Reply John and Pam Wright February 9, 2014 at 6:51 pm

    Curtis is so cute. Love the Owl!! Someday I will find one.

    I am so glad that you are putting your meal plan out there for us. Thanks so much. The Apple Cake sounds so yummy:)

    • Reply Leigh February 10, 2014 at 8:26 am

      I’m glad you commented on it, because if no one cared I probably wouldn’t do it again – but if you’re really interested I’ll totally share!

      The apple cake is awesome, it’s the 3rd time I’ve made it, though this time I skipped the caramel.

      • Reply John and Pam Wright February 10, 2014 at 7:50 pm

        I love your recipes! I have made so many things from your blog. But it must take time to put together your weekly menu. Don’t do it for just me. But if others like the idea, I’m excited.

        • Reply Leigh February 11, 2014 at 8:40 am

          Hey Pam, I’m doing it anyway – I have 2 years worth of menus like that!

  • Reply Maggie February 10, 2014 at 8:12 am

    I am in awe of your organizational skills. Love the pictures of the owl and Curtie.
    OK, off to buy potatoes…

    • Reply Leigh February 10, 2014 at 8:26 am

      You know I’ve been a list maker since I could write! xoxo

  • Reply Maggie February 10, 2014 at 8:31 am

    This is true!
    #1 bathroom
    #2 make list

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