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Taylor 1478 Kitchen Thermometer: New Probe

The replacement probe has a woven metal jacket that’s allegedly more rugged than the original plastic, but I think the main difference comes from the additional strain relief at the end of the probe: 86 more words

Machine Shop

Plate canvas kissers

Did anyone else make these with Your Grandma when you were a kid? I had a good time making these with my daughter this Weekend. We gave then to the Church ladies after the Christmas pageant. 18 more words

Home Ec

Jeff's stocking

of course I crocheted a stocking for our Kitten, Jeff!


or just look at the patterns I used

This stocking pattern http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/cat-paws-christmas-stocking

And this alphabet… 21 more words


been gone - but I'm back now.

I’ve spent the last few months on the road – from coast to coast in our pickup truck. There are stories, pictures, and recipes to come…. 32 more words

Home Economics!

Birthday cake

It’s Garfield, from my family. Love

Home Ec

Taylor 1478 Kitchen Thermometer: Probe Wire Failure

We’ve been doing a lot of roasting and bought a not-dirt-cheap Taylor 1478 digital kitchen thermometer with a long probe wire to monitor the meat temperature. 373 more words

Machine Shop

A giant memory test

If you do business, geography and biology- the leaving cert is a more a test of how quickly you can regurgitate material rather than what you understand.I think there are virtues in learning facts, figures and general knowledge.  80 more words