Monday, May 8, 2017

the quotidian (5.8.17)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


Because I was craving chocolate.


He always spills.


A new month, a stocked larder: hallelujah.


Dancing dervish, aka our resident dork.


Repairing the damage.


Natural curls: how best to manage the mop?
(Giving this a go.)


Random. 

This same time, years previous: Moroccan carrot and chickpea salad, the science of parenting, fence, how it is, not what we're used to, rhubarb cream pie, roasted rhubarb.

9 comments:

  1. I love photos of other people's pantries. I ask if I can take a picture when I visit anyone pretty. I think I like all the potential I see there and feel like I can know them better from their cooking ingredients. Lots of energy there.

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    1. Judith, I like exploring pantries also. It's always interesting to see what that thing is that a family just can't live without. My family it is NUTS. Peanuts, pecans, filberts, mixed, any kind.... I can substitute this and that in recipes but if the nuts are missing, oh no.

      I like the sugar stack. (At least I think that is what it is...what it looks like in the picture) I don't think I ever have less than 3 powdered sugar on hand.

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    2. I was wondering if anyone would notice the sugar stack! Each bag is 7 pounds---we were gearing up for a donut party....

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  2. I noticed the sugar stack right away--of course I did! :) I'm curious about the can of "water". And, I'm shocked that you don't make up your own taco seasoning! I love looking at other's pantries too, can you tell? About the curls...I have pretty curly hair and have tried so many products it's ridiculous! My current favorite I get at Wal-Mart for a mere $7--hallelujah! It's a line called Strictly Curls by Marc Anthony. The product is called Curl Envy. It's very light, smells good (important) and works great for me!!

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    1. The water came back with my husband when he went on a trip with Mennonite Disaster Service. Water in a can---what a novelty.

      Thanks for the curls advice! You are so right: scent is super important.

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    2. My solution for curls is a hair elastic!

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    3. As in....to pull the hair back?

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  3. Of course the chocolate cake looks delicious!

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