Hosting a ballet themed party? Hoping to wow guests with your wood? These little ballerinas should do the trick. Use to decorate cupcakes or cake, or distribute them as party favours. Even better: put fire on their heads. Materials: peg dolls, drill, pencil & eraser, acrylic craft paint, small paint brushes, fine-tip marker, mini pom-poms, glue, thin ribbon […]
When you hear 2.0 yell something like: Honey, come here! I have a steak shaped just like Cape Breton Island! Run to the kitchen, don’t walk. You will NOT be disappointed. Not as cool as Jesus food, but there’s great potential… .
Recently, my friend Bobbie shared this photo on Instagram: That’s one of her best friends, Sequins, waiting for his dinner in a high chair. Because that’s how Sequins rolls. It got me thinking about an incident that occurred over a decade ago when Bobbie came to visit me in… where I was living at the time. I’m […]
If a google search has directed you here so you can make a cake shaped like male genitalia, welcome. This is the cake I made for my niece a few weeks ago. It was her birthday, and I wanted to make our family jewel a very special cake. The Very Special Cake was supposed to look like one of […]
Backstory: apparently, the residents of Giselle’s village like to bury people in a mysterious glade, by a woodland lake. This is also where the Wilis are known to gather. Wilis are victims of unrequited love, sometimes called Died Brides. They haunt the glade dressed in bridal gowns and… draperies. These spirits were jilted by their lovers before their […]
Quick recap: Giselle is being pursued by two suitors – Hilarion and Duke Albrecht (who is disguised as a farmer named Loys). Giselle has fallen for Albrecht and Hilarion is pretty jealous. It is an autumn morning during the grape harvest, Albrecht is wooing Giselle, Hilarion is getting annoyed, and things are about to get […]
Our story takes place in a small Rhineland village. The grape harvest is underway, and a bunch of people with ridiculous names are about do some weird and confusing things. That’s what people did during the Middle Ages. Netflix hadn’t been invented yet. Hilarion is a gamekeeper – that’s better than being a rat catcher, […]
Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You About, 11th Edition: A Declaration. A few months ago, Adam Roberts’ post on the evolution of food blogs from anything goes to magazine polished landed in my rss reader. I was seriously considering abandoning this space at that time, and his words really resonated with me. […]