ARCHIVES November 2007
I hope everyone is having a pleasant holiday weekend. I sneaked a little work time in yesterday and started on some doll surgery. I am glad to say the crack turned out to be a surface wound and not something deeper. I removed the papier mâché and the paperclay in the neck area using a…
All done. I made my apple crisp this morning using the “Fruit Crisp” recipe in the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. Yeah, I ate some already. Before lunch even. I am supposed to be resting, but, of course, I am not. Resting is boring… Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
One more dessert to make and I’m ready for Thanksgiving. This is “Cheesecake Supreme” from the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book. It’s really pretty easy to make and it comes out very nicely. I’m getting better at making it. This time the middle didn’t crack. Here is a slice with strawberries in sugar…
Art Nouveau-inspired Floral Prints by Elizabeth Ruffing
“Lavender-blue Iris on Green” Here is a whole garden of iris, and some white roses. I adore iris and have a big bed of them out my back door, in a huge variety of colors. I also love Art Nouveau and William Morris’ designs. With these paintings, I was exploring doing my own repeat patterns…