Dinosaur fabric and blueberry cake

I added the border to my zigzag baby quilt and pressed it all nice and crisp.  I’ll probably use this soft flannel dinosaur fabric from Joann for the backing.  On a whim last fall I made curtains from the same material, backed with a bright teal flannel, for the bathroom off the master bedroom.  The thickness helps block out the sun and heat during these 115 degree Heat Advisory days, and it provides insulation in the drafty window during the winter when we rarely turn on the heat.

dinosaur flannel

In other news, I ate a third of an entire cake for dinner.  I cooked fresh blueberries (only $1 per pint at Sunflower Market through tomorrow!) in a saucepan with a bit of sugar, water, and corn starch until thickened, squishing most of the berries to release their innards.  I split a single 9 inch layer in half (the other half of the batter became cupcakes), filled the from-a-box cake with the cooled blueberry sauce, and then frosted it with fresh whipped cream.  I was going to eat leftover pea soup for dinner and maybe roast some brussel sprouts with olive oil and rosemary, and instead I kept eating more cake.  I regret nothing!

Blueberry-filled cake

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July 28, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Links, Pictures, Projects, Recipes, Words.

2 Comments

  1. Mom replied:

    Quilt dino theme sounds great.
    I ate a pint of blueberries 2 days in a row mixed with cool whip lite, but now blueberries are $3 a pint or more again. How do they ever make the price $1?
    It’s a sad world when a mother weighs 35# more than her tallest son- I keep walking but must do the gym and have not since my terrible March flu. Am jealous you can get by with the yummy cake eating :-). You need to regret nothing. Hope the man of the house got a piece too.

  2. Mom replied:

    Ok, well I bought a pint of blueberries today ($3) and stirred it into cool whip lite and split it with B. all gone.

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