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Pineapple Plant Another Go
In 2012 Here and Here I tried to grow a pineapple plant but with disastrous results so after a lunch date with my girl friends I found myself with a pineapple top again and I thought that I would give it another go
Here is day one... I know looks kind of like worms yuck... but those are the roots already coming out of this top. I did not have these in my first top so I think that is why it did not work
Funny enough though the roots are only on one side
I really did not expect this to work since it did not last time so I just plopped it into a bowl with a bit of water in the bottom
After two weeks I pulled off some more leaves and found a larger root system... Hey this might work
BLAH..... Still looks like worms
Here is the other side now with roots starting to come out
And surprise of all surprises... There is new growth in the center of the leaves! Yay! This may work, I will post pictures as it gets bigger
So I was reading a blog by Then she made and found this really cool way to make a soup storage can holder so I thought that I would try it myself so I start with a box like this then I cut the end off of my box because my pantry doors would not close because the box was too long then I taped the end I just cut off back to the place i just cut it off of but I tucked in the ends then I cut half way down the place I just taped to make a hole that I can pull the cans from when I need one Here is the finished end of one side next on the opposite side I cut a hole in the top so that I can add new cans to the back as I buy them that way I always use the oldest first next I took scrapbook paper and covered the box
I used this spray adhesive only because I love it! rubber cement will work just fine or what ever glue you wish
and here is my finished product! Woo Hoo I did this in only one hour! not bad I am quite happy with it. see how it works.....cans in back and pull out the front
Looking through the pictures I have taken over the last year I came across a screen shot message from my son that he sent me on Christmas day 2015. It brought back tears as it did the day he sent it. Somehow I managed raise a beautiful young man in spite of all my short comings as a parent. I miss the opportunity of seeing you sweet pea but I am very grateful that we can talk everyday.
# 739 Appreciation given by a thankful child
Dec 25 2015
As I sit here and eat my breakfast on Christmas morning, I want you to know that I am filled with joyful memories of my childhood. I am truly blessed to have the parents that I have. I know that you guys always did everything you could do for us kids, and the memories you helped create for me will stay with me forever. Although it's sad I don't get to see you and give you a hug today, you and dad are in my thoughts and heart. Merry Christmas mom and dad and know that I love you very much.