Cats, Roses, and Triple Chocolate – a Few of My Favorite Things

A cute and lovable Ladybug of https://ugurbocegisite.wordpress.com/ who blogs in several languages came to the party with some of my favorite things, cats and red roses. Thank you, my sweet Ladybug! I am thrilled that so many friends are coming to my party, but I am running out of cookies! So I whipped up a batch of…

Planet Earth in All Its Beauty

We have a seven-year old kid at the party, and what a kid! A great chef and food artist Sumith Babu of Keralaslive presents his son who is making a speech in honor of Earth Day, as well as another one of his fantastic creations. As usual, humble Sumith claims that “kiddies enjoy this simple…

Crusty Heirloom Chair

Originally posted on kelleysdiy:
I’m sorry I couldn’t post this yesterday as promised. There was a glitch in the system on the site I needed to post the entry. This chair used to be part of a dining set that we had when my boys were small. As you can see, the black paint is almost gone,…

Shaggy Ottoman

Originally posted on kelleysdiy:
A few months ago, when taking my doggies for a walk, I found these outdoor foot stools discarded on the curb . My bestest friend in the whole world walks with me every night with her doggie. If you’ve been following my projects, then you KNOW, I love free finds. They were…

Poem: The Next Take

Originally posted on Poetic Parfait:
The Next Take You sat there in the dark, collecting dust For days upon days As you laid on a bed of pens and Scissors with a bent handle. I let you out For a short visit here and there, Undoing your jacket of dust With a flutter, and a…

Es’s Cape Seed Bread

Originally posted on The Recipe Hunter:
Ingredients 500g whole wheat bread flour 85g sunflower seeds 50g pumpkin seeds 25g poppy seeds 5ml salt 1 x 8g packet quick-rise instant yeast 15ml sugar 30ml sunflower oil 350ml lukewarm water (be careful, it should not be hot, as it will burn the yeast) 1 beaten egg to…

A Big Party for a Big Number

Dear Beautiful People, it’s party time again and you are all invited! Please come celebrate with me the big number: By the time I got around to throwing the party, I’ve already had 1025 followers, and I am grateful to each and everyone of you for your interest, your support, your kind and thoughtful comments,…

April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green Leafy Vegetables

Originally posted on The Recipe Hunter:
April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green leafy vegetables  to all our participants who shared their most awesome and wonderful Green leafy vegetables recipes with us. Without further ado, I present you with our April 2017 Share and Inspire Others! – Green leafy vegetables  All participants, have time from now up untill midnight April…

Zucchini Caviar from Beyond the Sea

Tzar Ivan the Terrible was a cruel tyrant. Everybody knows that. And just like many things that “everybody knows” and thus nobody questions, the sobriquet “Terrible” should be taken with a grain of salt. Since we are in the middle of Pesach (Passover), I recommend Kosher for Passover Red Sea Salt. True, he did accidentally kill…

Hello, Stranger, Have Some Soup!

Passover starts tonight, and the most important part of the celebration is called a Seder which means order. The order is prescribed in a little book called Haggada that we read at the table. The most important part of that is called Maggid which is the actual story of redemption and exodus from Egypt.  And the…

I Give You Roti And a Big Hug

Today is my father’s first Yuhrzeit – the first anniversary of his passing. On this day, I want to share with you, Beautiful People, an incredible short article based on this week’s Torah reading, Parshas Tsav. Hug Your Loved Ones Because You Can By Yitzi Hurwitz   It is now more than two years since…