Strawberry Jelly Hearts – Failed Attempt

Edit: Thanks to the responses on Facebook and Twitter, I've finally gotten to the bottom of this. The first thing to note was that the instructions I followed was for a recipe using gelatin powder, and not agar powder. Since I was using agar powder, I should have left the baking tray with the cream Read more [...]

A Lookback at 2011

Overall, 2011 has been a 140% better (see what I did there) than 2010 and I'm very thankful for that. In fact, I have a lot to be thankful for this year. Sure, I started the year unsure and almost afraid of what's to come after a very bad year in 2010. The first few months were a bit of a struggle Read more [...]

Strawberry Picking in Bali

I've finally figured out a way to blog abt my 8 day Bali by trip with FP - to go by event, rather than by day because that will just be confusing (even though i chronicled each day in my travel notebook!) So let's start with strawberry picking. We were on our way to Lovina from Seminyak (practically Read more [...]

Strawberry Tart with Chocolate Wafer, anyone?

Number 3 of Training Wheel Projects accomplished. One more to go. The last one will be chocolate pieces, hehe. And then, I'm off to the real world of felt projects. This one was pretty easy to make, just that I thought I got stuck. I did a running stitch for the tart base and tried to pull Read more [...]

FP’s Birthday Cake

Today is FP's birthday :) And this was his birthday cake: Would you believe it, if I told you I baked it from scratch (with hardly any help)? FP certainly didn't believe me. He thought I used one of those ready made cake mixes. But I most certainly didn't! I didn't plan to bake anything Read more [...]

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