Friday, June 15, 2007

Muy Bueno!

The horchata, that is. It was so easy, too! All the pics I took were erased by a certain teenage person, but trust me it was yummy! I used a recipe that included rice and almonds, which made it extra rich and tasty. It's good made with just rice, too. I will definitely be making horchata again.

Speaking of teenage persons. My teenage person just graduated from the 8th grade yesterday. A lot of people are surprised to learn that I am the parent of a 14 year old. I'm often surprised by it myself. I was very young when she was born but it's been great watching her turn into a young adult. It's funny how much she reminds me of myself at her age and at the same time she's very different from me. It's off to high school next year and pretty soon she'll be driving and working and all that good adult stuff that we can't wait to do when we're young and then wish we didn't have to do once we can. Here she is making a dorky face for the camera. I think this is the best picture she'd let me get of her, she's quite the charmer! We're now officially on summer vacation and I've got to think of some ways to keep this easily bored girl entertained. Sigh, I do wish she were into arts and crafts like her mom.

On to things of a more crafty nature, here is some twill tape that I printed this afternoon. I think I could get hooked on making this. I'm not sure if it's for sale or for me. I am working on adding some printed fabrics to the shop sometime this summer. I have been wanting to design my own line of super cutesy fabrics but I think I'd like to do the printing myself in keeping with the handmade nature of my products. I'm still working out the details like what type of fabric to use and whether to sell it pre-measured or cut to order.

I'm going to see if I can scout out some church rummage sales for tomorrow morning. I love summer and all the fun activities is brings with it, like picking berries, making jam and yard/rummage sales.

1 comment:

Antoinette said...

I love your printed tape!! Love your blog! I am running back to Esty to see the rest of the twill tape up for sale:)