Star Wars Bento

Well, when the theme is “Movies” what comes to mind: Star Wars! Here we have my Star Wars tribute bento: From the top: R2D2 banana (made with banana, peanut butter, crushed nuts and a kit-kat finger. For the recipe see the Banana Trees listed here) Jabba the Hut Jelly – green with orange mandarin segments,…

Cupcake Beanie Knitting Pattern

Cupcake beanie This hat is worked flat using dk baby wool. You can embellish and change this pattern easily. Changing the rib pattern to k2, p2 is also nice, as is knitting in beads as “sprinkles” in the icing section. You will need 3.25mm needles 4.5mm needles 3 colours of yarn (sample uses brown, pink…

Music Note Beanie – Knitting Pattern

Here’s a hat that proclaims a love of music. UPDATE! This pattern has been revised and published HERE You will need: Size 4mm needles Size 5mm needles 3 colours of dk yarn Musician Beanie Cast on 80 in colour 1 (rainbow) on 4mm needles Rib 10 rows Change to 5mm needles and colour 2 (blue)…

Tomato and Basil Soup

I’ve been on a quest to make great soups this winter, and I am literally on a roll. This tomato and basil soup can be made quickly, and it is super tasty, and completely meat-free. This recipe yields 4 hearty servings. Ingredients 6 tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 1 red onion Handful basil Olive oil Salt…