The generosity of friends, and Tokyokan too!

Yesterday, we set out for Helsinki bright and early. It’s a little less than a 3 hour drive to get there, and we were trying to avoid traffic both ways. The weather was ridiculously humid and warm in a Floridian sort of way. Luckily the boy’s mother had loaned us her car with functional air conditioning. Otherwise, I wouldn’t be writing this today because we’d be little melted puddles on the side of the road. No, seriously, somebody did not get the memo about us being in the sub-Arctic, yo. This might just result in some vicious balancing of weather …

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Sweet Corn Bread Muffins

Muffins! Everybody likes a good muffin, especially with a cup of tea on a rainy day. I still had a fair amount of cornmeal left over from making cat treats, so I thought I’d make people treats as well. I like my corn bread on the sweet side, usually, so that’s what these are. Adapted from the AR Amusement Park Cornbread recipe with only slight tweaking.

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I Can Haz: Tuna-flavored Kitty Cookies

I think every pet owner, at some point or another, marvels over how much food their little furballs manage to pack away over the course of a month. I’ve never done a real tally of the grocery bill because I’m sure we’d just be appalled. I think we were going through about $1.20 in canned per day, plus a medium sized bag of kibble every few weeks. I’m currently trying out a few different Finnish brands, but it’s looking like daily canned food consumption will fall around the €1 mark here, too. This is why homemade cat food is probably …

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