Week in Review: 2017.9

The first day of spring is a little over two weeks away, which means it’s serious seedling time around here. As the weather outside remains erratic, inside the seeds are starting to grow and thrive.

4a6a1508Spinach babies getting a shower.

4a6a1546The most adorable asparagus.

Outside, the tulips and daffodils were thriving…



Until snow invited itself to the party last night…





A big batch of pottery got glazed, and will be fired over the weekend. Very exciting!

img_0940Doesn’t look like much now, but just wait.

Over with glass, I finished my matte piece, which I sandblasted before the final firing…

4a6a1576A sort of faux-Murrine. I dig it.

And a set of plates that I’m not sure how I feel about…


I did enjoy Baron’s little wiry legs and paws though. 4a6a1586

I have another set of platters in the works that I’m super excited about, using more of those iridescent pieces that you can see above. Love it.


Not too much to show this week, as I made a lot of soups/stir fry/burrito bowl standards that aren’t very unique, picturesque, or inspirational.

But these Beet Balls were pretty incredible…

4a6a1525That’s a Spicy Ginger Tahini Sauce on top (YUM), and you can find both recipes in this book.

And there’s all these goodies growing around the homestead…


Which I used in this Eggplant Quinoa Salad, recipe inspiration found here4a6a1604



Happy Friday everyone!

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Betsy Brockett was diagnosed with Mesothelioma at the age of 28, and continues to thrive despite the challenges that cancer has created in her life. Holding a degree in Art & Visual Technology from George Mason University, Betsy expresses herself through writing, photography, painting, pottery, and more. She is most often found cultivating, creating, practicing/teaching yoga, or simply enjoying the beauty of life.