One of the things that I’m doing to give myself a break from writing/illustrating my books is creating t-shirt designs and submitting them to Threadless. This is the current one that is up for scoring. If you get a chance click on the link below to score my design and leave a comment. The higher … More Odd Jobs
We had dinner this weekend at Britt’s boss’ house (delicious), and for dessert we helped to make homemade pulla. The main ingredients are cardamom, butter and sugar, so obviously it was delicious! Not only was it good to eat, it was easy to make as well. It’s definitely a recipe I’ll be keeping handy!
This weekend is yet ANOTHER holiday here in Finland, this time everyone is celebrating Midsummer. We forgot that everything closes for the holidays here, and didn’t get our groceries before the everything shut down and the festivities began. With almost no food in the apartment and two days until the grocery stores open back up … More Well…That was interesting
World Refugee Day falls on June 20th every year, and being in Finland I didn’t expect to hear a lot about it. I was wrong. Pots, Sandals and a Tent is a “participatory art installation and website about refugees made for the European Capital of Culture 2011, Turku, Finland.” Britt and I went over to … More A Tent – World Refugee Day 2011
Tried my hand at baking today for the first time since we arrived in Finland. Had a helluva time finding everything I needed, and had to make a few adjustments. Since pie is not eaten here, none of the stores carry pie dishes, so I settled with a small bread-loaf dish. The biggest problem was … More What Do You Mean, You Don’t Eat No Pie?!