Thanksgiving is still a week and a half away, but you would never know from the available craft options at your local hobby store. On the first Saturday of November, I went out with Robert and our friend David, searching for the materials to craft some holiday centerpieces. We wanted to find cornucopias to decorate. I … Continue reading Where have all all the fall things gone?
Nobody Here But Us Turkeys
I am a stickler when it comes to my Christmas decorations/music/movies. No festive Christmas decorations can go up before December 1 - certainly not before Thanksgiving is over, like some of my friends and family do. And the same goes for Christmas music. I mean, I like some of those hymns, too, but I just can't see … Continue reading Nobody Here But Us Turkeys
In search of a good crust
Last week included several firsts: my first time separating an egg (and I didn't drop eggshell into it, or break the yolk, or anything!), my first time weaving a lattice crust (for an apple pie for our "Friendsgiving" at work), my first time making homemade pie crust from scratch, and my first time making my … Continue reading In search of a good crust
Pies and Prayers
Thanksgiving is tomorrow. It is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday...which I've written about before, for the blog at work. There's not much I can add on top of that, as I think it perfectly sums up how I feel about the holiday. I am at a bit of a loss this year, though, as … Continue reading Pies and Prayers