Archive | June, 2013

A couple of project updates

Today is the last day of June, which marks the 6 month point of my 365 days project. Each month I compile a collage for your viewing pleasure. Also I think collages are fun but I can never think of anything else to apply them to. Here you go. The next “project” update is bacon. […]

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New layout…what do you think?

Welp, as you can see, my dear readers, I have changed the layout of Soph n’ Stuff. It is a tad less girlish and a bit cleaner, and more customizable. I would love your feedback, if you have a moment. Here’s a quick poll. Feel free to leave comments too! I am still tinkering with […]

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The definition of lazy dog

172:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. Via Flickr: River basks in the morning sun. He is always slow to get going, unlike most dogs. He has to be cajoled and poked to get out of bed, after which he makes his way to the couch for his early morning nap.

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A farmer’s market feast

Last weekend was the first day of the Georgetown Farmer’s Market. It was celebrating its 20th anniversary! For Cheesler and I, it was our first anniversary of living in Halton Hills.

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Courgette carbonara

Ever since I began my adventures in pasta-making, I have stuck to the simpler pasta shapes. You know: ravioli, spaghetti, papardelle.

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Congratulations, it’s a bacon.

I have been waiting my whole life for this moment. The moment after all the waiting, all the planning. All the apprehensive thoughts of whether I had made the right choice. Was I ready for this? Am I ready for this? Am I ready for…my first bacon? Now that I can finally hold it, I […]

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Blueberries explored…again!

155:365 (Explore! June 6, 2013…yay!), a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. It is hard not to boast when your photo is “explored” on Flickr. Some photographers have their photos in Explore every week. Little ol’ me, I have only had 3 ever, so it’s very exciting when it happens. Basically, all that happens is […]

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Garganelli, you’re my hero

154:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. Coming soon: more adventures in pasta-making. I venture into the realm of hand rolled, finicky pasta, beginning with garganelli, aka home-made penne.

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