As I sit on my ass in front of this monitor this morning, I'm having trouble waking up enough to want to hit the road. I usually wake up at 5:30. It was nearly 7 a.m. when I opened my eyes today. I've had coffee and breakfast, but I just want to keep sitting on my ass in front of this monitor.
Maybe today should be a rest day?
Nahhhhh. I'd like to do six miles again today. Not sure if that'll happen, but I'll be out there soon.
In the meantime, here's the latest Everlasting Bagstopper, finally finished:
The pattern as written suggests sewing a handle onto the upper edge. I like to make a casing with two openings (large buttonholes, actually) and thread a canvas belt through it. Like this:
|The cake plate|
|The centerpiece – jars are filled with turbinado sugar and topped with votive candles.|
She requested chocolate cake. I'm going to make peanut butter frosting and sprinkle it with brown sugar to look like sand. I'm using Life Saver candies for candle holders and there will be a school of Swedish fish swimming around the sides of the cake.
I was planning to make flip-flops out of Nutter Butter cookies but, sadly, Tiny Kroger didn't have Nutter Butters.
Yet another reason why I call it Tiny Kroger.
Anyway, that was my yesterday and today needs to get started. Time's a wasting!