Hi, Our granddaughter had a birthday this week and, as usual, I was elected to bake the cake. Kassidy has been in a s'mores phase for quite a while now, so she wanted a s'mores cake. I never! Daughter, Angie, found a recipe online, and I followed the directions. It turned out pretty cool, if … Continue reading Happy 15th Birthday to Kassidy!
On Monday, September 21, 2017, my husband and I drove an hour and a half to be close to the total solar eclipse path going across the United States. The last total solar eclipse across the U.S.A. was 99 years ago in 1918. My husband wasn't concerned about looking at the sun (although it was … Continue reading Chasing the Sun
Hi Everyone, Kassidy had some time for art, so she's back this week on the blog. She did a project for the Simon Says Stamp Summer Kid’s Challenge. Since the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge is Nautical, Kass decided to do a nautical theme to enter in that challenge as well. To be different, Kassidy … Continue reading Rock of the Sea
Hey, Here I am with another Christmas card (in July!!!). Christmas in July is one of my favorite things. For years when I taught school, every summer I would watch old Christmas movies while it was scorching hot outside (Florida). One year, we moved across town after school was out for the summer. I started … Continue reading Holiday Florals
Hello there, This post is especially for fellow birthday lovers. Enjoy.......yes, the cake was as good as it looks. RASPBERRY WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE MOIST WHITE CAKE FILLED WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE AND RASPBERRY TOPPED AND DECORATED WITH RASPBERRY MOUSSE AND WHITE CHOCOLATE It hasn't mattered what birthday year it was out of 66 birthdays, I … Continue reading Walking Down Birthday Lane
Hello Card Makers, It's time to give Mom extra special attention. Thank God I have the privilege of making my mom a Mother's Day card again this year. She is 88 years old and still maintaining her home, along with my dad who will be 92 next month. My mom has done SO MUCH to … Continue reading For My Amazing Mom
Hello Bloggers, Last week was very different for me. I laid aside all housework, laundry and card making (until the Floridians left anyway :-). Our dear friends, Patz and Gary, from Florida arrived late Friday night on April 7th and left on Wednesday morning, April 12th. Another dear friend, Evelyn, who lives here has been … Continue reading Easter Break
Hi Everyone, Strawberry Jude Stamps is one year old this week and they are celebrating what they call their BIRTHVERSARY. To enter to win some nice prizes, go on Facebook to Strawberry Jude Stamps Fan Club atwww.facebook.com/groups/1669179043360139/1791603871117655/. Yesterday they gave away nice paper and pens. Today they are giving away a large Scotch Advanced Tape … Continue reading Strawberry Jude Stamps Big Giveaway!
Hi Friends, I wanted to let you know last Friday that there would be NO SUNDAY SAMPLE Labor Day Weekend, but I ran out of time. Sorry about that. We went to West Virginia to see my parents. I wanted to get my last post finished and entered into challenges before we left, which I was able … Continue reading Chit Chat