Tuesday, June 15, 2010

chocolate pie and a new hobby

There are many other BETTER things I should be doing now instead of blogging. It's my five year old pixie's birthday today. Birthdays do not make themselves around here. Lasagna was requested, and is now baking away in the oven. Chocolate pie was also requested. This is a deviation from the typical cake, and I don't know exactly what the diva means by chocolate pie. So I'm risking it a little with an oreo crust (one whole package of newman oreos food processed with half of a stick of melted butter, baked for 10 min at 400 degrees) filled with Julia Child's MtAoFC chocolate mousse. It's delicious, but let's hope that it passes for her mental version of "chocolate pie".

With all I have to do tonight, I would not simply blog about those normal happenings. I'm writing today to explain that I have started another hobby that I've been wanting to pick up... beekeeping. It fits right in with the rest of the menagerie, fits in metaphorically, but fits in about as far away from the house as possible.

looks like we lost one in transit -
but if there's only one dead stinger out of the 10,000 in there I think we've made out well

Thanks to Carl! With any luck, we should have honey in the fall!

5 comments:

Whitney said...

You are one brave lady

MamaTina said...

My grandmother raised honey bees! Best of luck! My favorite was always eating the honey comb :D

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