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Martha Wanna Be #12

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This week's list
Baking & Cooking * cherry clafoutis
* peach chiffon pie * caramel chiffon cake * tortilla Espanola * make layered cake * shaved carrot salad * red pepper/walnut dip
* pasta salad with broccoli and peanuts * semolina cake * linguine arrabiata * spaghetti with gorgonzola and spinach * mac and cheese * pasta pesto ✅ * papardelle with caramelized onions * make pu pu platter  * macademia nut cookies ✅  * Hula Coola
* make 'grazing board'
Buying * buy bowls ✅ * buy compost bin ✅
* buy book 'The Goddesses' ✅

Cleaning * clean dishwasher with lemon ✅
Crafting * make invitations * make cactus pinata
* hanging paper flowers * flower votives
* make Hawaiian cushions
* paper lanterns
Making/Doing * picknick with Reva ✅
* flower votives ✅ = did it → = over to next week
Notes
Baking & Cooking
Cherry Clafoutis
My baking loving daughter wanted to make this clafout together with me, but in the end she found cutting the pits out of the cherries such a dreadful …

Martha Wanne Be #11

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This week's list


Baking & Cooking *almond citrus cookies *roasted red pepper/walnut dip *key lime bars *Ottolenghi rice recipe *orange fruit salad ✅ *green fruit salad ✅ *tortilla Espanola ✅ *vegetarian chili *pesto pasta ✅
*avocado/apple/cucumber smoothie ✅
*garlic bread
*apricot almond cobbler *taco bar menu ✅ *watermelon salad ✅ *grilled vegetables ✅ *garlic herb wheels ✅ *avocado dip ✅  *banana bread ✅
*cranberry tartlets *potato gratins
*chocolate sandwiches ✅ *raspberry merengue mess Buying *buy mirror →

Cleaning *clean out closet ✅
*clean chandelier →
*book shelves

Crafting *make party invitations → *make cactus garland →
*wooden stamped utensils
Decorating
Making *organize bbq

✅ = did it → = over to next week
Notes
Baking & Cooking
Green Fruit Salad


Tortilla Espanola
This was the second tortilla Espanola that I tried in these last two weeks and both didn't come loose from the pan. Somebody knows what does the trick?

Watermelon Salad
We eat this at least once a wee…

Martha Wanne Be #10

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This week's list

I had only a couple of days to check off the chores on my list, because half of the week I was in Cambridge, UK. 



Baking & Cooking *make Katharine Sabbath's cake *gnocchi with peas and egg ✅ *make horchata *tempeh sticks ✅ *mint sugar ✅ *roasted salsa ✅ *watermelon punch *summer shortcake *icepops ✅  *bake bread *make penne alla Norma *roasted carrots with chimichurri *carrot cupcakes *spinach/Gruyere souffle *spinach onion dip ✅ *roasted tomato soup ✅ *roasted chick peas  *make cookie cups
Buying *buy spider plant *buy snake plant *buy souffle bowl
Cleaning *weekly chores II

Crafting *cut fabric Gertie's dress ✅
*sew Gertie's dress ✅
*bandana halter top
*make sewing kit *sewing machine cover *make marbelized vase
✅ = did it → = over to next week
Notes
Baking & Cooking
Gnocchi
I never ate gnocchi before, until two weeks ago, when me and all colleagues that carry out Penfield operations (a sort of operation where patients are woken up while a brain sur…

Martha Wanne Be #9

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This week's list My children had a day off on the same day my usual day off from work, so unfortunately I couldn't do all the cooking and crafting chores that I had planned to do.



Baking & Cooking *espresso mousse *dates & blue cheese *hummus *cantaloupe/lime/chili soup
*caprese rolls for school ✅ *pesto pasta ✅ *grapefruit spritz *vanilla/plum/buttermilk smoothie ✅ *ricotta cornmeal pancakes *sweet potato pie  *make nettle soup
*make dandelion salad *make nettle spinach omelette *fruit pizza *cherry pie *Pizza Hut breadsticks ✅ *French toast *spinach cheese strata
Buying *buy hanging plants *buy eyecream with vit C
*buy a book about foraging ✅
*buy little bowls 

Cleaning *shelves behind television →
*weekly chores III

Crafting *color cotton with flowers
*make rodeo girl shirt → *make FBA for Gertie's dress ✅ *make muslin of Gertie's dress ✅
Decorating
Making
✅ = did it → = over to next week
Notes
Baking & Cooking
Vanilla Plum Buttermilk Smoothie
Became Vanilla…

Martha Wanne Be #8

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This week's list


Baking & Cooking *curried red lentil soup with dried cherries and cilantro
*make foods-on-a-stick
*crepes ✅
*tortilla Espanola ✅
*blueberry cheesecake (try out for teachers) ✅
*margharita pizza ✅
*stuffed poblanos ✅
*strawberry napoleons
*Dutch pancakes with blueberries
*Iranian cookies
*pineapple icepops ✅
*pineapple ginger smoothie ✅
*s'mores
*strawberry shortcake
*Mac&Cheese ✅
*snack mix ✅
*bake cherry cake with Reva


Buying * pattern for Gertie's sew along ✅
*lavender plants ✅

Cleaning *weekly chores IIII
*clean plants ✅
*bookshelves behind television

Crafting *origami plant cover
*lavender soap

Decorating
Making *organize movie night ✅

✅ = did it → = over to next week
Notes
Baking & Cooking
Pizza Margharita
Pizza is a favorite in our house, so I was glad to see them appear in one of Martha's posts. For me especially the ones made on flat bread are a big hit: ready in ten minutes. Just smear the tomatoes on the bread,  sprinkle cheese over it a…