... just look at cute little Elliot in his cute little winter jacket. oh my! he might be the only one of us who is appropriately dressed these days! It has been quite cold here in savannah, even with my northern standards... OKAY, it's not NEARLY as cold as I'm sure that it is up there in MA! but I've been wearing layers and wool socks here for the last few days. how disorienting! just last week we went to the beach! fortunately, this "cold front"-- as it is begrudgingly called here will probably be pretty short lived.
This past week has been a good one. getting settled into the swing of things again. working a fair amount at the store, doing some babysitting, making (+ selling!!) a little bit of new work, making + learning a lot about BOOK MAKING, at school. It is such a yummy treat to be taking only one class! I've been spending so much time playing with the idea of books. feeling very relaxed in my work and the general picture. Money is tight, but not so tight that we're choking. it's a relief to be able to say that. And small, but good things happen--- KROGER over stocked on meat this week. Boar's Head ham is $1.99 lb! chicken is 2/one. (I expect all you locals to run right over there!)
Some of my friends recently started a magazine. it's called RECESS. the current issue is about HOME.
Melissa, the editor in chief wrote: Our home is not our's alone. It's functionality affects others, thus it is our duty to keep it tidy and warm. And to make sure that out circle is as inclusive as possible.
Our new home on Waldburg street, is finally feeling like it belongs to us. and, like the old house, it has become a place that I love to take care of.
this is my room/studio
The girls and I have been LOVING this easy apple turn-over recipe:
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 c. butter
3 oz cream cheese
combine, roll into a ball and chill.
for the filling---
1 1/2 c. chopped apples
1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
dash of nutmeg
after the dough has chilled for an hour or so, break it into 6-8 pieces, roll them out flat, plop some of the apple mixture onto one side, fold over and seal using a fork.
bake at 400 for 20 minutes...... yum yum!