Monthly Archives: June 2021

Ricotta Gnocchi

It’s the end of June (where did the month go?), and the temperatures are beginning to rise. That said, it’s nice to have gnocchi which cooks in 60 seconds, and with a quick toss in a pan of your sauce … Continue reading

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Peaceful Sunday on 9th Street

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It’s the End of the World as We Know It

Long before the overstuffed, CGI abominations such as The Day After Tomorrow and Man of Steel which I refer to as disaster porn and four decades before the disaster cycle of films of the ’70s such as The Towering Inferno … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Jerry’s Artarama Haul

I recently received my first order from Jerry’s Artarama, and I have to admit that I ordered because the store’s name had “arama” in it’s title. I’m glad that I did. Their website is easy to use, and their prices … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Fabric Stash Bow Tie

Wading through my fabric stash, I found this fat quarter. I don’t remember where I bought it or why, but small patterns are great to make bow ties with. I set aside a little time yesterday afternoon and made this … Continue reading

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A Pretty Good Little Sketchbook

Tina snagged this 5.5 inch by 8.5 inch Canson XL Mixed Media sketchbook from a big box store to hopefully replace my beloved Sketchbook from Heaven. It wasn’t quite the replacement for that cheap but inexplicably magical doodle pad, but … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies

These are my new favorite chocolate chip cookies, they are soft and oh so good! The secret ingredient is a package of dry pudding mix, who knew? Also, I used mini chocolate chips because it’s all I had on hand, … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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Green Polka Dot Bow Tie

A new button down shirt calls for a new bow tie. I made this yesterday to add to The Boy’s bow tie collection! If you’re interested in making one, there’s a tutorial here.

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Peach Raspberry Tart

Saturday’s trip to the market yielded three pounds of small, ripe peaches – perfect for the tart I’ve been wanting to make. I also spied gorgeous half pints of raspberries, which I picked up to top off my tart. It … Continue reading

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Feline Friday

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McDemolition

The McDonalds restaurant at Broad and Carpenter has been demolished. I never thought I would see it happen because it always seemed busy particularly the drive through, but I guess the real estate became too valuable for a one-story burger … Continue reading

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