Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween!

  More costume pics up on Flickr.  Hope everyone has (or had) a great Halloween.  

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Pumpkin Carving, Plus Some Links

  Seven pumpkins have been carved and are sitting along the pathway to the porch, ready for Halloween. There are a few more carving photos up on Flickr. Glow in the dark jello!  Glow in the dark slime!  I’m a sucker for anything glow in the dark.  I wish I had seen them before today-I […]

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Not As Easy As It Looks

    I had grand plans for these cupcakes.  They were going to look just as pretty as as the cupcakes you see in those trendy cupcake shops.  Unfortunately piping frosting onto cupcakes is apparently trickier than it seems (at least for me), so I had to go back over most of my poor cupcakes […]

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Rainbow Jello and Sprinkle Bark

  Given that Muriel’s birthday cake was made with an obscene amount of egg whites (19?  20?  I lost count.), I needed to come up with something egg free for Niamh, that was also somewhat dramatic, like the birthday cake.  While poking around Google for rainbow party ideas, I stumbled across rainbow jello, which seemed […]

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Monday Morning, 6:30ish a.m.

Peeked my head out from the kitchen this morning to see this:   Rowan had just been begging me to let him cut the sports scores out of the morning paper.  Which is completely baffling since we don’t watch sports or talk about sports.  I never could get him to tell me what in the […]

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