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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Rip it, rip it and trivial pursuits

Today has been a rather disjointed one, so I don't have any pictures to show at the moment. DH has undertaken to paint our bedroom AND the hallway AND the basement stairwell AND our tv cabinet! He doesn't do things in minor stages - it's all or nothing. So, the house is in a total uproar and I want to go live elsewhere til it's all done!!

The only thing I managed that was even remotely creative today was to reverse stitch a number of denim pockets to get them ready to put on the jacket. Nothing photo-worthy in that.

And, about a recipe? We've been drinking this all winter and enjoying it so thought I'd share how we make it.

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup instant coffee granules
1 cup instant hot chocolate powder
1 cup non-dairy creamer powder (Coffeemate, for instance)

Combine and store in an airtight container. Use 2-3 Tablespoons in a mug of boiling water. Enjoy!


  1. That sounds like a good cuppa to me MA

  2. i've been thinking about you with all that disruption in the house, how's Dad coping? hope it will be over soon. think i'll go have a cuppa now, it smells good. |<.

  3. Oh should be interesting about your house for a few days!!! (I think I would go into hiding!)
    I'm not sure which is worse...the painting or moving everything TO paint!
    Take care....find someplace peaceful..... ;)



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