Baker’s Dozen: Burger Buns

Yes, you understood that correctly. This post does indeed contain a recipe. Don’t worry, I’ll give you a moment to recover from your shock. Recovered? Good. Just before I started putting this post together I had a look back to see when I last posted a recipe. The last few posts have been about our…

Foster Diaries: Ilona – Week Two

Another week gone, and I’m still not convinced this kitten we have is the same one we bought home. Ilona has become a bit wilder again, eschewing human contact most of the time. Not because she’s going feral or anything like that, but because she’d far rather be chasing a toy around the room than…

Foster Diaries: Ilona – Week One

It’s hard to believe it’s already been a week since we started fostering little Ilona. Technically speaking it’s a few days more than a week, but for the sake of simplicity… For the first couple of days she hid under the bed, hissing if we dared to approach her, and huddling up in a tight…

Foster Diaries: The Beginning

All three of the cats we’ve owned came from our local animal shelter – Päijät-Hämeen Eläinsuojeluyhdistys, or PHESY for short. We visit the place quite regularly – sometimes on their yard sale days, and sometimes just because. Every time we go we fall in love with all the animals we see. We’ve both commented frequently…