For the knitting: I quickly knit up this little cutie over the weekend. It's a special gift for a boy who recently lost his mom. I've been told he already has several of my toys, but really wanted a squirrel to complete the set. The request was made a while ago, and I felt bad for putting it off, but I really only had time (and was feeling well enough) to get it done now. The sweater is one I knit from some of my hand-dyed yarn a while ago, but it never suited any of my toys until now. I'm sure this little squirrel will find lots of love where it's going.
And the goats :) Goat's milk actually. Cow's milk and associated products were giving me lots of trouble with indigestion (on top of morning sickness), despite the fact that I've been eating and enjoying them all my life. But pregnancy does weird things to your body. So I thought I would try switching to goat's milk, and see how that went. The cheese I like, and the taste is far more appetizing that cow's cheese right now. Goat's milk... not so much enjoying the aftertaste. I remember trying it as a kid and not liking it, but wanted it to give it another go. I ended up using most of the carton in some raspberry muffins, but still have to stop myself from imaging a faint taste of goat. Oh well, maybe soy milk, or that lactose-free stuff will be better. Anyone have a better suggestion?
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
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Soy milk is tolerable, but we really like almond milk at our house. My husband has a dairy allergy, so I went off dairy toward the end of my pregnancy and during the early months of my daughter's life in hopes that it would help her avoid having it too - I found almond milk the most enjoyable substitute. The chocolate is particularly yummy :)
there is rice milk too... in terms of soy milk, I like PC choice organics, but I normally only put that in my coffee so it may not be so great.
My 2yo is dairy intolerant - we buy her vanilla flavoured soy milk (which is creamy and really great in baking) and as a treat chocolate flavoured soy milk. We also get her rice milk which is not as sweet but fine
I've been drinking WestSoy Organic NonFat Soy for a while, just tried Rice Milk original flavor & that's good. In the refrigerator boxes, Silk Soy is good.
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