I am writing last weekends post very late… several days late in fact. I almost decided not to write this week… but… I have been posting on this blog weekly for almost two years and how can I break this blogging tradition?… plus this is one of my only good habits. I do have… Continue reading Weekend with Algae (Spirulina)
Greetings everyone… This weekend I want to share with all of you my experimentation with silk worm cocoons and my attempt at making silk thread from the cocoons. Before I do this I want to share just a bit of silk history and silk legend. Legend has it that Empress Hsi Ling Shi while drinking… Continue reading Weekend Silk Reeling
This weekend I am featuring Gwen and Ben and their tie dye project. This is them on their own without their doting father. YEP…. In a “spread your wings and fly” parenting moment I let them discover how to do this project alone with out any “parental guidance”. I handed them my phone… Continue reading Weekend with Tie Dye
“Good week” everyone! (I am not sure that means anything… but since I only write this at the start of each week… I am greeting you with my equivalent of “good day”) This weekend I decided to share some progress on my manly knitting sweater project. For those of you who were wondering what… Continue reading Weekend with “Franken-Sweater”
This post will be less about what I did this weekend and more about an application that I downloaded. This application by google matches your selfie to famous paintings. For those worried that I am “slacking”, I actually worked on other things this weekend. I even started knitting my first sweater. Isabelle has already… Continue reading Weekend exploring art with selfies.
This weekend I am going to share with you my recipe for a family favorite… Gnocchi. We have no historic or geographical connection to gnocchi… I just started making it one day after we found out Ben loved them and most importantly wasn’t allergic to them. I think I learned this from watching… Continue reading Weekend with Gnocchi
This weekend I played with Indigo dye and I have the blue finger tips to prove it. I have been scrubbing my hands for the past two days and I have removed a good portion of the blue along with the underlying skin. Despite my vigorous attempts of hiding my “indigo activities”, the telltale signs… Continue reading Weekend with Indigo