Plassard Week End Yarn

Bit of Knitting

Once upon a time, there was a little girl. She lived in the house next door, and liked to serve imaginary tea to her toys under our honeysuckle trees. Which was adorable. Because she really was just about the cutest thing ever.

One day, when no one was looking, the little girl grew up into a lovely and talented young woman. She graduated from high school, went away to college, received her degree, and found a really fun job. She met a wonderful man, got married, started writing this clever blog, and then….

She had the sweetest little baby girl of her own.

So Gilda knitted her a baby present:

Bunny Bootees

Bunny Bootees

Today we got to meet this tiny new person. She looks just like her pretty mama. And one of these days, before we know it, she’ll be walking… and talking… and finding a nice shady spot for serving tea to her toys.

Tara's Wedding Cake - Detail

Cake Bible Indeed

Rose Levy Beranbaum’s wonderful cookbook, The Cake Bible, now in its 49th printing, turns 25 this year. Gilda loves this book so much, she not only has two copies, she tends to use them both at once. more→
Stroopwafels in Cookie Box

Stroopwafel Jones

My sister, Julie, loves stroopwafels. That’s a bit of an understatement. In fact, she is quite mad for them. Understandable, really, considering that stroopwafels are one of the most delectable things on the planet…. more→
Montelimar Nougat

Nougat? Yes, Please!

In the PhotoWerx: Delicious, chewy, French style nougat. Toasted whole almonds, hazelnuts and pistachios. The lingering taste of honey. Candy heaven. more→