Italian Almond Pear Cake for Mother’s Day!

Italian Almond Pear Cake - Productively Procrastinating Blog

Hi friends! I think I’ve found my new favourite “fancy” dessert recipe! While searching Pinterest for some Mother’s Day dessert inspiration, I found this recipe for Italian Pear Almond Cake on the blog Seasons & Suppers… and it completely blew me (and my mom) away! With the delicate sweetness of pears and the distinctive flavour of almonds, this cake looks and tastes absolutely delightful! It’s hard to believe that such an easy recipe can yield such a beautiful finished product! Sometimes simple is best! Also, as far as desserts go, this cake is on the healthier side, which is a nice bonus! I followed the original recipe to a T, so I’ll just send you straight to the original link for more details! Continue reading

Weaving and Baking

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Greetings, dear readers! Happy month of May! Today’s post is the ultimate confirmation that I am indeed a productive procrastinator! I haven’t written in weeks… but that doesn’t mean that nothing has happened! My April weaving project was a blast! I experimented with colours, textures, shapes, pompoms, vintage materials, air plants, buttons, cotton rope, driftwood… I’m loving this art form! There are so many possibilities and I’m just scratching the surface! I feel like this love affair with weaving is here to stay! I recently delivered a selection of wall hangings to Victoire Boutique, a local shop that will arrange them in a window display. I’ll post some photos as soon as it’s set up!  Continue reading