I have made many handmade ceramic pet dishes over the years. The back porch has a half dozen handmade pet dishes filled to the brim with cool fresh water. Just for her. Instead, she prefers, what used to be our son's now grandson's, Tonka dump truck. So, I keep it filled with cool fresh water. … Continue reading You Can Lead a Cat to Water
What!? I haven't posted since October 22nd?! 😱 Well, happy December! We flew through Halloween! Then Thanksgiving happened in the blink of an eye. Now, December is upon us as well snow . . . . . .and baking season. Cookies, breads and pies are not the only things baking this month. I have a few more … Continue reading Merry & Bright
Over the past few months the need for a shallow cat dish became apparent. Miss Kitty,17 years young, refused to eat out of her regular cat bowl. I thought it was her food but learned it was her food dish. She developed whisker stress. Whiskers are extremely sensitive, and when a food bowl is too … Continue reading Necessity is the Mother of Invention
Miss Kitty and I are enjoying today's heat wave of 65 degrees! While Miss Kitty roams around the back yard, I set to work on my new molds. Last winter I had one mold to produce unique organic shaped shallow dishes or bowls. Because these dishes sold well, I wanted to increase my production. … Continue reading A Respite from Winter
Well, this is a first! Apparently one of our cats took refuge in my drying box . . .on a bowl! LOL
Bumped up because, well, it's that time of year again! Ooh, that smell. Can't you smell that smell? Ooh that smell. The smell of death surrounds you, yeah. ~Lynyrd Skynyrd When we lived in an old farm house, every spring we would smell the stench from some poor critter that died somewhere in the … Continue reading Ooh, that smell!
Curtains shredded. Upholstered furniture threadbare. Carpet tattered. Spring? Still waiting.
Day 'whatever' inside with the humans due to the abominable cold white stuff all over the place outside.I grow tired and bored with the human toys - the curtains, upholstered furniture, carpet , throw rugs and house plants. Sigh...And so, I nap.
I woke up to a nice surprise this morning unlike other mornings that require removing an odd assortment carcasses and entrails from the house or back porch. Eeew! As I logged onto Etsy I found a delightful message in my inbox from Suzy, a fellow Etsyian, who wanted to let me know she was featuring … Continue reading A Monday Morning Surprise
I'm in a bit of a slump lately. Think it is because my task master - kiln sitter walked right off the back porch last week and hasn't been seen since; disappeared without a trace.