Firstly, here's tomorrow's dinner in the making, barbecue pulled pork:
That's 15 pounds of pork (oy!), in a sauce made from a bottle of rose wine, two 18-oz bottles of bbq sauce, and a can of crushed pineapples. I've got it all set to pop in the oven tomorrow. My mouth is already watering thinking about it.
And I did achieve the extra yard of blue trim I was lacking so my custom order parasol is complete!
It was examined by Miss Nellie:
And she has given it her feline seal of approval:
I've also got another new pair of earrings for the day. Have I mentioned previously how much I love freshwater pearls? I'm sure I have, but just in case, let me re-iterate. I LOVE freshwater pearls. In my bead kit, I've got individual boxes sorted by color. I've got the red/purple box, the green box, the amber box, the black/white/clear box, and I've got two boxes of freshwater pearls. I just found these strands of delightfully organic irregular pieces, so here's the first thing made from them:
Grey Freshwater Pearls with Pewter Celtic Knot Beads:
I've also listed another of the pieces that didn't sell at SteamCon:
Citrine and Brass Filigree Dangle Earrings
More beading ahead!