I made some delightful cookies this week. I veganized The Spice House’s recipe for Victorian Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Icing. This is the perfect cookie to enjoy with a cup of tea. Rob loved the cookies too and said I should definitely make them again. I even snitched a cookie before they were cooled and drizzled with icing….so with or without icing, the cookies were delicious.
As for the tea we had with the cookies, it came directly from China….literally. At Rob’s work, one of the employees from the China division is in town. He brought some lovely tea with him and Rob was able to bring some home for me to try. Yay! Rob said most of the labels were in Chinese so he didn’t get the proper tea names. The tea on the left is some sort of Rose Tea and on the right is Green Jasmine Tea. I really enjoyed both teas.
Now for some more thrifty book finds from the library sales. Usually I never find any decent computer books but this time I found five Wrox ASP.NET (v 1.0) books. The price paid? Only $2.50 for all five books. Wooo Hooo!!! You may or may not know this but I have separate degrees in both Accounting and Computer Information Systems.
Rob spotted the complete set of 16 Mechanix Illustrated Books from 1961. We love books like this because of all the terrific vintage projects in them. Hardcover books were $1 each so the whole set was only $16. The books are in great shape and didn’t have any weird smells.
Just flipping through the books I found a lot of cool retro projects. Here’s one of my favorites:
I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!!!