Rainbow Cake!

The kids and I watch a lot of cake videos. And ever since Dooner saw this one, she had her heart set on a “rainbow shapes” cake for her birthday. Here’s my scaled-down version: The final product is petite, but it was a full effort. I bought the fancy circular cutter set, and the fancy … More Rainbow Cake!

A Little Easter Fun

Happy Easter everyone! It’s Easter Monday, and I’m sacked out on the couch after spending most of the day having a great visit with neighbor kids. Our bodies are recovering from that last push of lots of Easter services, and adjusting to having sugar in our diets again. In between the necessary things, I found … More A Little Easter Fun

SCS: Combo Spin 1

Since I started spinning sock yarns, way back two years ago when I had my first really successful, really fast sock spin, I started saving pieces of each braid. I would unbraid, strip off about 1 oz, and set it aside with a label. I did this because 4 oz of fiber made frankly too … More SCS: Combo Spin 1

Rainbow Cat-icorn Cake

Stringbean turned 9 on Thursday! And yesterday, we had a birthday party for her. Our communal obsession with cakes has taken many forms. For Stringbean, she has been working on her birthday cake design for months. We had to negotiate a bit to fit her expectations within my abilities, but in the end, we achieved … More Rainbow Cat-icorn Cake