Monday, April 29, 2013

Loofah and Loafing


Last year we grew Loofah and I just got around rubbing the skin off the dried gourd and getting the seeds out.
 These are the seeds and the few loofah rings .  This year we will know what we are doing and I have high hopes for a big harvest.  I put these rings into a mold and cover them with soap for a luxury bath soap.  I think when I add one of my hemp or linen face cloths, I will have a nice spa set for sale this Fall!
Will is continuing his wool education!  He is a hands on kind of student!
Here he is during his PE class!  He bounces around just long enough for me to get washed and dressed in the morning!
 I think this was one of his favorite activities today!  He splashed up a storm!
 Now this is my favorite part of bath time-the snuggles!
He is ready for bed and goes down very quickly.  Isn't this a heart melter?!

 Now I will go about tp straighten up the house and then do some knitting before I crash .......

6 comments:

  1. Boy, I want to kiss those chubby cheeks! Do you think his parents would notice if you brought him with you to my house next week?! :)

    The loofah is very cool!

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  2. he looks more like a "mouth on" than hands on wooltester to me:) if it tastes good it must be ok to knit with....
    I think you'll need a day or two of rest after a week with that fellow:)

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  3. There is nothing better than clean baby smells and being a Grandmother. Enjoy these days, they pass by way to quickly.

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  4. Loofahs look like cucumbers... I did not know that.

    Look at those big, beautiful eyes!!

    And, I have no idea you've been slepping hard when you go to bed at night.

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  5. That photo of him snuggling after his bath melted my heart!

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  6. My, you have been busy. Will is so cute and how great that he already loves wool.

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