I’ve decided to be brave and started my new painting. It’s the one of the beautiful tree with a hidden surprise. My art instructor suggested I use ultramarine blue at the top and cerulean blue at the bottom for the sky — both mixed with white, of course. Yes. The canvas is upside down. I […]
Archives for February 2011
I am itching to try new recipes lately, so when I saw Shepherd Pie on another website, I thought I’d give it a whirl. Most of the ingredients are items I have on hand and it didn’t look hard to make. So, I started by gathering the ingredients: 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 […]
In retrospect, we’ve been pretty lax around here with computer security. The kids are allowed to use our computers, including my laptop which I keep in the living room, the desktop upstairs in my office and the laptop that my mother gave us and that we allow the kids to use on the kitchen table. […]
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I have wanted a double boiler for years. My mom had one when I was growing up and she used it to melt cheese and chocolate and other goodies I don’t even remember. I’ve seen them in stores, but their either too small — or come with a bunch of other pans I already have. […]
Making cake balls is super easy. If you can bake a cake from a mix, you’re in business. If not, seek help. Back to the cake balls. This week, I’m making red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and vanilla confectioners coating, and also funfetti cake with funfetti frosting and the same confectioner’s coating. My […]