Wednesday was Pickles's and Father's birthday. We celebrated Thursday night because Wednesday we had Vespers. I made a slightly different cake this time. I used the Better Homes and Gardens yellow cake recipe (old standby) and sprinkled chocolate chips in each of the three pans before baking. The frosting was just a regular buttercream frosting … Continue reading Cookies and Cream Cake
Yarn Along for August
[regular blog post at the bottom below the Yarn Along post] So these are some of my recent projects. All of these went into the shop (except that last in-progress photo) but only the miniatures are left. I do like making things people enjoy! Of course, if it's not enjoyable for me then it's hard … Continue reading Yarn Along for August
When your brother can’t manage to light the candles on the doll’s birthday cake and you’re trying to be patient, but you’re only two, and it’s CAKE, for crying out loud.
I set out some candy from me and from Grandmother last night. When Mittens saw her heart opened this morning she said, "*gasp* CHOCKIT!!!" Hahaha. I didn't make valentines this year. Yes, shame on me. I guess I was just too busy and knew the youngest two would get more out of it starting next … Continue reading Valentine’s Day
A Vintage Birthday
Floppy herself is not vintage, of course, being only newly sixteen! However, since she loves all things vintage we went antiquing for her birthday and kept to the theme for her party. Many years!