Where do I begin? How about the presentation? That's a lovely plate I put these treats on. A plate like that would be honored to be part of any soirée that I might host. It's big. It's blue Enough about the plate. The recipe was straight forward enough. Simple ingredients and even simpler instructions. And… Continue reading Royale Results?
Today was sort of busy/not busy. Mostly a great deal of procrastinating on getting housework done. I managed to get laundry finished but still need to fold it. During laundry time, I watched one of my favorite movies, "Gosford Park". While I watched I worked on a sock but I didn't get any pictures. But… Continue reading Day 3
I love hand sewing. I love the connection I feel to past seamstresses when I sit down in a quiet place and work. It's meditative. Why I don't do this more often is a mystery. I suppose I was feeling uninspired; using the time old argument of 'not enough time.' Then I attended a workshop… Continue reading The Hand Sewing Tale
Saturday we attended an SCA event and had a really lovely time. This event was particularly significant as this was the first one B had been able to attend since having back surgery in March. Watching him walk around, visit with friends and really relax was just great. I think that's what made the event… Continue reading Slow to post and an observation
Spring break started this week and we really have no huge plans. El is having a friend over this afternoon then ballroom lessons tonight. I'm working on a new kirtle and playing around with my journal then probably going to work and a needlepoint project. I've been looking at lots of historical clothing lately. I… Continue reading Break
For ages, I have searched for the perfect yarn bowl. I know what you're thinking. "How hard can it be? It's just a bow with a weird squiggle thing for the yarn. What's the big deal?" Oh no, my friends, you are mistaken. It is entirely a big deal. I searched high and low. I… Continue reading Bowling for Yarn
Starting at around age 13 I began a love affair with calendars. I love calendars. I love writing in what I'm going to do or what I've done, looking ahead to see what's up, using colorful pens to note special days. In the beginning, my calendars were very simple. I picked up a free one… Continue reading BUJO