Yesterday I made a crockpot full of homemade chili. I cooked up a bag of dried pinto beans first, then browned Italian sausage and some ground beef, then added a large can of diced tomatoes, some Merlot, a bit of water, onion, garlic and onion powder, paprika, cayenne, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, cumin and maybe one or two others. Didn't have chili powder. I put it on high and cooked it for about 4 hours and it smelled good in here and I enjoyed it with a couple of glasses of Merlot for supper. :-) I think tonight I'll cook up some brown rice to serve the chili on and to make the chili last longer.
This morning I was pleasantly surprised and couldn't quit smiling from an email notification from Etsy of another sale. This was a good one, from a repeat customer. Needless to say, I am very thankful and inspired to keep creating.
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I will close this post with a couple of pics of Miss Tork on my new quilt. :-)
Her coloring is wonderful with this quilt. My sweet comforting kitty.