Thursday, July 22, 2010

Couches for Free

My parents gave me this furniture as a hand me down when I was in college (a while ago, let's say). :) I would guess it's 25 years old. It's very comfortable but beyond well used. I can really commend the furniture to you because, honestly, we're taking it to the dump if no one can use it. However, if someone needs it and would like to have it for free, we would be glad to give it to them. We have a chair, loveseat (one leg is broken; currently sitting on bricks. I wish I were kidding) and a sofa. You'll see in the pictures below that there are several places where there are tears and/or it's been sewn.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Rhubarb Custard Pie

I'm not sure why making Rhubarb Custard Pie makes me think of simpler times. Maybe because the recipe is from my Grammy Clemmer, a recipe that was likely handed down to her from her grandmother. Maybe it's because rhubarb isn't so much "in fashion" any longer. Nevertheless, I love it! This morning, I had my girlie help me put together our first (hopefully not our last) rhubarb custard pie of the season.
Bella beating the eggs and sour cream

Rhubarb/sugar goodness

I NEVER make my own crust, but today I did. Hand over hand, rolling out the dough.

Just waiting for the scrumptious topping

Look at those chubby hands working hard

Ready to be popped in the oven.
If you look closely, you can even see Bella got flour on her face, signs of a true baker!