Monday, November 24, 2008

Conversation Piece #6

In your opinion, what is the single most significant event that has occured in world history during the last hundred years? (Define "significant" however you wish).

I think that it would be the Civil Rights Movement in the 60's. It allowed us to blend and gave us the ability to learn from other cultures.

Etsy Find November 24th

Melissa Schmidt trees trees trees

Melissa Schmidt makes beautiful glass baubles that are so awesome because they are pure and natural in intent. She has varied different designs, but her trees trees trees is by far my favorite.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Etsy Find November 14th

Naiad-Kumquat Green Mango Shea Butter Soap

Naiad is positively one of my favorite soap makers on Etsy. Her soaps look as good and fun as they smell. Her Kumquat Green Mango Shea Butter Soap is so pretty and my mouth waters just imagining it.

Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

I have been on the hunt for the perfect recipe for tea cakes. I have finally found it after trial and error.

Old Fashioned Tea Cakes

1/2 c. butter
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/2 t. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. milk

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add milk, nutmeg, and vanilla. Sift flour and baking soda together. Combine.

Roll dough and cut into squares. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 minutes. Yields approximately one dozen 3"x5" cakes.