This past weekend I participated in my first ever “Cookie Swap”. It turns out that we aren’t the only people who have never participated in a cookie swap, as people had to be herded away from the cookie tables as they tried to eat all the cookies instead of taking them home. Anyhow, for my […]

Lately we have been sidetracked by trying to move out of our apartment and into a real house. Unfortunately all the places we have seen either had some sort of weird landlord situation, was next to the freeway, small and/or gross, or all of the above. Just as we had lost the will to keep […]

So…. Finally all the i’s have been dotted, t’s have been crossed, exams passed, graduation attended…. (Apparently this is a Swedish graduation tradition/thing – thankfully they were unable to find a tractor) ……and your girl here is now qualified to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist in California! Studying for all those tests and exams […]

Yes, I know. It has been a while. I blame a multitude of things including another pottery course, studying, starting to make Mr M a Regency outfit for September, studying, and the continuing absence of my baking mojo. Anyhow, a couple of weeks ago I felt the sudden urge for baking, so whipped up some […]

A year ago I was bridesmaid for one of my close friends. They got married on an old cider farm in Somerset, and were coming out to California for a visit for their one year Anniversary. I was looking for something nice for a gift, and came across a no longer available item on Etsy. […]

My baking mojo has been lacking lately. I think this is part because I have been: a)busy; b) trying not to eat as much; and c) disappointed with the results because of my crappy crappy oven. #firstworldproblems Anyway, yesterday I felt the urge to bake, and also wanted to use up some of the random […]

I know. I disappeared into an abyss. (Otherwise known as having two lots of visitors, resuming school, and general life.) I have been working on a little cross stitch that is almost complete, and Mr M and I signed up for another pottery class (slip decoration and some more wheel work – we need more […]