Category Archive for: ‘creativity’

DIY salt shaker in action

Small pleasures: Salt shaker in the greenhouse

Today I finally did something I’ve been wanting to do for years. I put a salt shaker in the greenhouse! I didn’t have an “official” shaker to spare so decided to just whip something up. Mini mason jar to the rescue. Used the old hammer and nail hole-punching technique, and threw some rice grains in there to account for possible …

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PopcornCone10

A better paper popcorn cone

So here it is, my version of the paper popcorn cone. It’s square and it’s squatter! What you’ll need: Rectangular paper 8.5″ x 11″ – I used pages from those large pads of newsprint, cut into four to give me approximately 8.5″ x 11″ sheets Paper scissors Stapler Art supplies for decorating! Step 1 – Fold sheet of paper in half, then …

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IngredientsImprov

Getting creative in the kitchen

Ingredients Improv Cake flour, buttermilk, heavy cream. Not things I typically keep in my fridge, so seeing it in an ingredient list has in the past caused me to move along to another recipe. But I’m getting a bit more relaxed in my old age, and opening up to a bit of ingredients improv. Case in point, the bran muffins above …

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