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