Monday, January 18, 2010

Knitting, Baking and a Giveaway

That was all I did today. It was a slushy mess when I woke up today, which did not help in getting me out of bed this morning. I did get up earlier than expected however. I made a pot of coffee and drank it all.
I then transferred to the couch, where I spent a good portion of today. After I took a shower and before lunch, I decided to bake. So I had a Pillsbury Pumpkin Bread mix in the pantry and instead of oil, I added a can of pumpkin, two eggs and some water. The bread turned out a little dense but it tasted good without the oil. I love the pumpkin spice cake so I thought I would try the bread.
I am working on a reversible cable scarf and I am about a third of the way there. It was a good thing to knit while watching Charlie Wilson's War, which I loved.
I took a nap this afternoon, which I needed, and I felt a bit better after I woke up. It is amazing how sleep is so restorative
For lunch, I had the Progresso Manhattan Clam Chowder, which from Progresso through Myblogspark. This is the second can of soup I have had.
The first was French Onion Soup, which I will not be buying if I see it in the store. It was lacking in beef flavor and onions.
The Manhattan Clam Chowder was better. It was flavorful and had both clams and vegetables. If I see it in the store, I may buy it.
Once again, I will be offering a soup package from the fabulous people of Progresso through MyBlogspark. It includes a jump rope that calculated your jumps, a heavy ceramic mug and two cans of soup.
Just leave a comment and I will pick a winner on Wednesday evening.
Anyone do any blogging on their Itouch? I would like to try to blog when I am in Denver but don't know which app to use. Any ideas?
Don't forget to vote tomorrow if you are in Massachusetts!

5 comments:

  1. I love Progresso soups. They are the most authentic tasting soups on the market. I would love to win this giveaway. Thanks.

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  2. Hello! I just found your blog. I have just really gotten into knitting, and learned how to knit a hat. Anything past that really scares me at this point ...lol.

    Loving the giveaway! I absolutely love Progresso soups, and it would be fun to jump rope and count calories!

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  3. The pumpkin bread sounds SO good and not too "bad" for you with the canned pumpkin instead of the oil. I love learning about clever substitutions liek this! Thanks for sharing! The jump rope sounds really cool too! :)

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  4. I love soup and I love jump roping! (Okay, I just lied on the second one :))

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  5. Knitting and baking seems to be what I do a lot of in the colder winter months too.
    msgb245 at gmail dot com

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