….no it’s not a new painting or anything art related for that matter
Many moons ago I used to enjoy working on jigsaw puzzles. Over the years my youngest sister has kept up the tradition of putting together puzzles and lately my daughter and daughter-in-law have taken an interest in jigsaws. They brought a puzzle of the moon this past summer up to the cottage which turned out to be pretty much impossible to assemble.
We have a games store in our neighbourhood so I decided to try and help them stay in business and I purchased a 1000 piece puzzle and a mat. In the meantime Andrea and Josie have purchased more puzzles and we’ll probably swap when I finish this one. Kevin started the puzzle with me by finding all the end pieces but I’ve pretty much put it together so far on my own. I have to admit that it is pretty addictive and I have to pull myself away just to get to bed before 2:30 in the morning. Luckily I have not where to go so I can sleep in.
I have quite the sweet tooth but mostly for cookies or cakes. I’ve never been one for candy, other than chocolate. My husband also has a sweet tooth and he has asked me not to bring any sweets into the house for awhile. If I have one cookie he’ll eat three.
For the challenge this week I’ve gone back into the archives to search for special treats. I soon discovered that not all yummy pleasures have to be made with sugar. Fresh strawberries and homemade pizza are always special in our house.
Thursday Trios can be anything that you find in groups of three or even something that you’ve staged as a grouping of three. This week’s trios are the three painted rocks and green tomatoes on the vine……
….keys at the base of guitar strings, diamonds on an ornament and three red berries.
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Day 2 of SquareUp. Today I chose to find words with Up in them. While shopping at the top of the street I was thinking of this challenge and wondering how I could include supper in this post. Then I remembered that I had a pot of soup on the stove that I made earlier today for tonight’s supper. Easy peasy!
It was delicious by the way. Sausage meatball and ravioli in a chicken broth with some veg for extra goodness.
….thank goodness for the beautiful weather we’ve had in November
The last two days have been more normal in terms of November weather but prior to this we’ve had the most glorious, warm and sunny days. Our eldest daughter celebrates her birthday in November so we were thankful that we were able to get together with the family and have a small celebration on the deck in the backyard.
Blowing out the candles has also taken on a new format. I lit the candles on the cake and then we removed them one at a time and my daughter blew them out individually away from the cake. Well that was the plan but it turned out that the candles had burned down too far so she tried to put the candles out by waving her hand over them.
That didn’t work very well so she tried to extinguish the candles by snuffing them out with popcorn. That worked somewhat but the popcorn caught fire.
In the end no one was harmed and the cake was delicious.