Friday Cat Blogging Missing Meglet December Hiatus

December 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

Hi Folks,

I think I’m going to take December off from cat blogging because I don’t have it in me right now. I just need more time to recover from losing Meg. I will return sometime in January.

Thanks for your patience,

Kelly

Authorial Constructs

March 23, 2015 in Uncategorized

Friday Cat Blogging

February 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

Sometimes you climb the bear.

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Somtimes bear climbs you.

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I do not believe in the bear. I will not believe in the bear. The bear does not see me.

The bear passes me without notice. I will not believe in the bear…

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I AM the bear.

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Screw bears. The laptop is MY nemesis.

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Friday Cat Blogging

June 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

I think I like sitting on the bald monkey’s shoulder’s better…ptui!

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Oh mighty Sun, thou art my one true love!

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Wait, aren’t we supposed to have a theme? Get it together guys! I was thinking jedi cat…

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Now assuming crash position.

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And, one and two, and kick, and two…

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This storyline brought to you by feline committee. Feline committees work really well…

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Friday Cat Blogging

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ennui cat is bored with this game, thumb-monkey.
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But how could you ever get bored with a BRAID!?!

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I will kill the braid with my mind.

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Ennui…that sounds like so much work.

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Ennui schmennui, I’m watching him put me on the internets, and I am AWESOME!

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Friday Cat Blogging

July 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

I will make you pay for this indignity, thumb-monkey! You’ll rue the day!

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How will you manage that?

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By using this* when the thumb-monkeys buy it for me.

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That could work.

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Let me know when it gets here, I have some eeeebil I mean kind thoughts on uses.

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I can’t get past rue the day. Who talks like that?

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*image courtesy of Matt Kuchta channeling the feline id.

More GF Desserts

March 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gluten-free 5 minute chocolate cake for 2:

From our local co-op newsletter, this recipe. I don’t care for chocolate all that much but I really enjoyed this. Of course, its advantages are also its disadvantages (5 minutes! 2 servings!)

Mix together:
4 Tbsp. rice flour (I used all purpose GF flour)
3 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. xantham gum
2 Tbsp. baking cocoa
1/4 tsp. baking powder

In separate bowl, mix:
1 egg
3 Tbsp. milk
3 Tbsp. oil
splash GF vanilla extract

Combine both mixtures in a large microwave safe mug. Toss in 3 Tbsp. chocolate chips, if desired.

Microwave for 2.5 – 3 minutes. The cake will rise over the top of the mug; don’t be alarmed. Allow to cool and tip out onto a plate. (I ate it hot, not waiting for it to cool.)

English Sticky Toffee Pudding (a Pamela’s Products recipe)

Yield: 8-10 servings

Ingredients:

    • 1 cup boiling water
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 10 oz pitted dates
    • 1-1/2 cups Pamela’s Baking & Pancake Mix
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • pinch of salt
    • 8 oz soft butter (1 stick)
    • 5 tbsp sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla
Toffee Sauce:
  • 1/2 pint whipping cream
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 4 oz butter

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350º.

Pour boiling water on dates and baking soda let sit for 5 minutes.

Grease and line a round pan with wax paper. Beat sugar and butter until airy. Add eggs and vanilla and beat again until well mixed. Stir in Pamela’s Baking ; Pancake Mix and salt with a spatula until well mixed. Add date mixture. Pour into pan. Bake 30 minutes in center oven.

Let cool 5 minutes then invert onto a serving plate.

For the sauce, melt butter and sugar together then add cream and simmer while stirring for 3 minutes. Pour on the cake and serve with fresh whipped cream.

Whipping cream to serve.

 

Friday Cat Blogging

January 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

My nose, it has a flavor, and that flavor is…eeevil!

What is this eeevil of which you speak? May I subscribe to your newsletter?

Screw eeevil, somebody help me climb this thumb-monkey.

To dream the impossible dream…to climb the unclimable monkey…to

Y’all are just freaking weird, you know that right?

Not weird, eeevil! How many times do I have to…ooh, sritchy…

No, she’s right, y’all are weird.

Weird and eeevil. I have the car keys! I just have to figure out how to reach the pedals…

Cabal

January 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

These were all taken yesterday: 1/11/13