(Don't ask for the pattern. I made it up as I went along.)
Month: November 2011
We saw a parhelion (or "sundog") on the way home on Saturday. I'd have gotten better pictures if they hadn't been snapped through the windshield as we were driving. *grimace*
Top 10 Things I Thought About Today
1. I love Mentholatum. Love it. 2. Washcloths are rougher than handkerchiefs, but you'll use anything in a pinch. 3. The Hitchhiker's Guide books weren't as funny this time around. 4. I hate packing for trips. 5. Naps are a double-edged sword: helpful if you're exhausted but they leave you groggy and don't help your … Continue reading Top 10 Things I Thought About Today
Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple
Joyous Feastday! Today is one of the 12 great feasts of the Church. We commemorate the day that Mary, the Mother of God entered the temple as a three-year-old. When Mary was three years old, Joachim and Anna decided that the time had come to fulfill their promise and to offer her to the Lord. … Continue reading Entrance of the Mother of God into the Temple
Oh, and the sky isn’t blue.
Wow, did you know that drinking water will not combat dehydration? According to the European Food Standards Authority (EFSA) it won't. EU officials concluded that, following a three-year investigation, there was no evidence to prove the previously undisputed fact. Producers of bottled water are now forbidden by law from making the claim and will face … Continue reading Oh, and the sky isn’t blue.
I was looking back in my archives for some fasting recipes and thought I'd just put together a list of some of my favorites. Lentil Soup Muffin Experiment (This one is more hilarious than helpful but I'm including it anyway.) Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Maple Frosting Marinara Sauce Coconut Cream Pie Fasting Cracker Snacks Biscuit … Continue reading Fasting Recipes
Let me preface this by saying gracious, am I tired. So I apologize for being skimpy lately and stingy with the photographs. Getting the camera out and focusing in so as to exclude the mess feels like an insurmountable effort. So I really hope you appreciate this. (: My mother sent me a book late … Continue reading Handmade Endeavors
I love turning something into something else. That doesn't necessarily mean clothing. Over the years I've found some of the niftiest repurposing tutorials ever. Some of them people have sent me and some I've just stumbled upon. I decided they were too fun not to share. This Shirt Skirt Tutorial has got to be one … Continue reading Repurposing Tutorials
"Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world." --Jerusalem Talmud, Sanhedrin 4:1 (22a)