Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Friday, March 18, 2011
We recorded a song today (March 18, 1924) It's a song that Alli wrote in memory of her great grandmother. That got us in the mood for her great grandma's Never Fail Apple Pie recipe. We decided to take photos along the way.
Here are the ingredients: flour, sugar, butter, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon, an egg or two, 6 apples (It's always best to pick locally-grown apples because they are more fresh for baking. Also, it never hurts to pick different types of apples. Each type will lend a different flavor.)
We made our dough the other day and let it sit in the refrigerator. This makes it easy to roll the dough into the crust shape. Once you roll out the dough and put it in the pie plate, put it in the refrigerator. This will help prevent it from shrinking when you bake it.
Peel and slice the apples, mix the dry ingredients (sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt) and toss with the apples. Then squeeze one half of the lemon onto the apple mixture. Spoon the apple mixture into the pie plate. Dot with butter. Cover the pie with a rolled out piece of dough. With a knife, make a few slits in the top. Wipe the top with a little bit of egg and dust it with sugar. Put in the oven for 40-45 minutes.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Wake up. Drink coffee. Search Etsy. Alli found these lovely shops online and thought that we should write about them. These items are definitely on her wish list.
Starfish hair clips: dreamsbythesea.etsy.com
Vintage dress: thetailorsstories.etsy.com
Floral bag: yourprettythings.etsy.com
Hand made ballet flats: lunashoesuk.etsy.com
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Monday, March 7, 2011
I wish we could keep every hip bicycle we came across because it's so hard to let them go. Alli has had this bike since 2008 and we have grown very attached to it. A while ago, I did some research on the company that made the bike. I found out that this Britanny Free Spirit bike was produced sometime in the 70's and was sold by Sears and Roebuck. Good-buy old gal, we had some good times.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
As we wait for the music store clerks to send us a new interface there isn't much we can do to work on our debut 12" vinyl. We started painting the design for the album cover and it is hip so far. My favorite part is the title, the words spiral and fade away (it's hard to see with this photo because the words are not painted yet.)