Lard and shelves just go together like peanut butter and jelly

The semi-cut up lard, ready to heat up.  It can be a bit aromatic sometimes, so I do the bulk of heating/stirring outside.
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See, the pot’s about a third full of chunked up goodness.  The butcher didn’t grind it up for me (not fond of USDA butchers, and I’ll leave it at that), nor do I have a meat grinder.  Yet.  So whatever, I just ran with it.
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Using a big giant pot is nice.  Less splatter issues, and more surface area to heat up.  You can see how large this pot is compared to the 20lb propane tanks.
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What it looks like as I start pulling out some of the lard.  I don’t have a meat grinder, so I just cut up the lard into bits and ran with it.  I just needed to get it done, and there was zero room in my freezer for lard.
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The sanded and painted by me shelves for the DVD wall.  There totally is a plan, just takes some time.
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Here’s hubby and the 4yo (in the dank pit lighting of the living room) finding wall studs to hang the eight-foot shelves.  It’s been in my plans/idea banks for over a year, it’s just the execution takes some time around here.
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Did some sanding and painting and staining the other day.  Not too shabby for this housewife.  I’m on a crazy organizing mission for this poor house and my sanity.
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