Jackie, I like that pattern! Did you figure out how to do it without making holes? What is pandan cake? Sounds interesting!
Chris, cute socks and frog! Have your soles recovered? I can't imagine going to find which chicken to cut the head off! Does it also tell you how to pick one from the grocery store?
Jess, soaking in hot water gets that goo off the pie pan AFTER you've eaten the pie!
Try adding a tad more flour or tapioca to your filling, too. Makes it less goopy.
Oh, and to keep African Violets blooming, get some African violet food and feed them every couple of weeks. It's rare that I don't have blooms on at least one of mine.