Hot Days Of Summer

  Taken with my cell shortly after dinner at a pho place   The outside temperature has been around 40C (104F) lately and I am determined not to expose myself even a little bit to the hot sun.  The quilts are all put away.  Even my quilt-addicted kitties are rolling up their mini quilts so they can sit on the cool, bare surfaces.  Yes, they bundle up their quilts with.. Read More

Sunday Puttering

    The Sun is deciding on a daily basis lately if it wants to show its face or not.  Today is cloudy – it won’t rain but it is keeping it cool around here.   My favourite kitchen store is now at least an hour away from our new place instead of fifteen minutes away as it was in the city.  Since we decided to make a day of it.. Read More

Soaps Ahoy!!

Picture of my soaps right after they came out of the molds.  They will darken over time.  I will also trim the side once they harden a little bit more. My little kitchen has been busy lately, soaps, bread, lunch, dinner… you name it!  Usually soap-making is a breeze for me, but this time I had so many roadblocks.  First I forgot that I usually make the lye solution a.. Read More