(and a little bit of my weekend adventure)
Let me start with the bloom of the day...I was greeted by this as I entered my kitchen, third bloom of season, on a new branch! :-)
Here's the coffee maker I use, a one cuppa, often there's a sweet poem next to it, with the coffee and water set up inside - ready to go... This morning was no different, though I'd moved the love poem to its resting spot
and here she is...her name is
Petite Sweetheart Spinner Ring, she's making her debut next to my petite Tomboy Spinner, so you can see the difference in the width of ring shank and the outer spinner beaded ring...
and here she is next to some other more chunky spinners (isn't she dainty and pretty?) She will never be oxidized, this will happen over time, as mother nature intended.
My dad stopped by, he'd been away skiing and we made plans for a lunch date this weekend. :-)
Earlier in the day daughter Angelica, with Dad (Johnny) did things to their vehicles. Angie's needed oil, the Mini (which is back with us!!!) needed a cold air intake (not really, but she got one!)
Notice the bags o' leaves and trash I'd gathered...I never thought that snow would melt!
Later we did this!
and enjoyed this
If you'd like the recipe for those amazing potatoes let me know...they are loaded with garlic and onion...they can be grilled outside or in your oven and they will make your tummy go wow!
Yesterday I was in Alexandria taking an ongoing (for years) class...spent most of my time tap tap tapping out an anticlastic piece, not shown here, trust me...it's just not ready to be seen~
I feel so grateful for my family, my home, food, friends and belly laughs!!!
I'll be listing the new Petite Sweetheart Spinner Ring in my Etsy Shop later today...thanks for stopping by! :-)
:::EDIT::: Recipe for garlic potatoes
undedited excerpt of email from hubby on the potatoes, hope it makes sense!
(we used to use fresh garlic, but times are busy and he cooks with so much he bought a big jar of the minced garlic, which explains our breathy!!!)
I mix together olive oil, crushed garlic (I used our pre-minced stuff),
pepper and salt. I pre-cook the taters by cutting them in half, and
boiling them. But not too long as you do not want them falling apart or
getting mushy. I then slice the potatoes or make them wedges whatever you
want. I put the potato pieces along with the oil mixture into a zip lock
bag, shake it to get everything coated and let it marinade for some time
note he doesn't explain the cooking process, but I'm sure you can figure it out. As you can see he uses strong foil on the grill to keep the juices in and everything together...I could eat some now! :P