Due to autoimmune diseases that run in my family, I started eating gluten-free about three and a half years ago. I’d noticed an improvement in my health (and a severe reaction upon the reintroduction of gluten), and this led me to doing more research about diet and autoimmune diseases, and I found myself eating according … More Paleo-ified Starbucks Coffee (Birthday) Cake
So… I haven’t been doing a lot of (blogable) sewing lately. Which is probably because I have been doing waaaaaaaaaay too much baking for the holiday festivities. I’ve been trying a lot of new recipes, both from new cookbooks (that I really should review, because they are fabulous), and from the internet, with mixed results. … More I Haven’t Been Sewing, But I’ve Been Baking!
A little over a month ago Clio was celebrating a birthday, and posted a link to this very cool pumpkin pie cupcake recipe. Well, I like cupcakes, but I love pumpkin pie. A lot. Like a lot a lot. Like when I was growing up I didn’t really like pie unless it was pumpkin (happy to … More Paleo Pumpkin Pie-ish Cupcakes
So I’ve been reading a lot of science fiction and fantasy lately. And I continued that trend when I picked up Tolkien’s The Silmarillion. However, it was going a bit slow (I don’t think it is possible to read that book fast), and the heat has been putting me in a lazy yet antsy mood. … More Book Review: Julie and Julia
I wouldn’t call myself an expert in the kitchen, but I do like to cook and I also enjoy baking from time to time. And this seems to be the summer of blueberries. First I saw these awesome muffins over on Clio’s blog. And then The Curious Kiwi made some excellent looking scones. And then … More A Little Bit of Baking
When I go places my favorite things to look for are fabric stores and used book stores. While I was at the regional meet this year, I found an interesting cookbook…. all about cheesecakes. Somehow me acquiring said cookbook resulted in some sort of bet about clothing sizes, which then resulted in me losing said … More Neither Skating Nor Sewing