Sunday, October 27, 2013

Random Sunday – Zucchini Bread, Snowflakes, and Halloween

I made zucchini bread today.  I haven’t made it in a long time.  I’d forgotten that there was pineapple and raisins in it.  It was interesting, though, as I was mixing it up.  There was some weird reaction after I mixed up the oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla, pineapple and zucchini.  The whole thing started to foam mildly.  Not out of control, but enough to notice.  It got worse after I added the baking soda and baking powder.  I expected it at that point, but I thought it was interesting that it did it before I added the powder and soda.

I’m going to attempt something I've never done before.  I crochet.  But, I've never made anything that required anything smaller in diameter than regular yarn.  This year I’m going to try to make some crocheted snowflakes.  They use significantly skinnier crochet cotton than anything I've ever used before.  Either I will figure out how to make snowflakes or I’ll end up with a whole bunch of knotted up string that resembles nothing more than what would happen if my son got a hold of the string.  I’ll let you know what happens.

I finally got my house decorated for Halloween today.  At least I wasn't decorating the day before or the day of.  I did have to get much more creative than I have before in my decoration.  See, my son is very curious.  Anything remotely close to his reach would be in his hand in a heartbeat.  Maybe faster.  So, I had to be much more selective and careful about where I put some of my Halloween decorations.  But, at least they’re up.


  1. my entire decorations are a spider web thing I have had for years, a pumpkin (now rotting that my son carved and some "baby boo" pumpkins that the turkeys around here didn't find the seeds last spring...beebbee

    1. Maybe it's just me, but I love decorations for holidays. It seems like it helps me get into that holiday mood for whatever holiday it is.