Use mooncake molds to create stamped sugar cookies!  Before3pm.com

One of my favorite pastimes is finding unusual tools from cuisines around the world.  Several years ago I discovered mooncake molds (you can read about my westernized version here).

Even though most of these tools are traditionally used for very specific recipes, I like to get creative and find other ways to use them.

Use mooncake molds to create stamped sugar cookies!  Before3pm.com

A really obvious way to use a mooncake mold is by making stamped sugar cookies! Read More →

DIY Fruit Fly Trap. www.Before3pm.com

It is almost a given that if I start a thought with “Wow, lately (fill in the blank) hasn’t happened,” it is pretty much guaranteed to happen in the next day or two!

Just last week I realized that I hadn’t had any fruit fly infestations this summer, and then *POOF*, a few days later they appeared!

Fruit flies don’t bother me as much as they used to because now I can get rid of them in a day or two with minimal effort. Read More →

Amazing bath products by Dr. Teal's

You may have noticed Dr. Teal’s at some of your favorite stores.  I discovered it a couple of years ago, and I am a huge fan of their body oils, lotions, and body washes.

I know a lot of people don’t like body oils, but I think they are fantastic.

I must be lazy because lotion always seems like too much bother.  And then when I do bother, it pills up, and I hate that! Read More →