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!
A few years ago it was popular for some people at Halloween time to hang little treats on door handles for their friends with a note saying, "You've just been booed!" Kassidy had gifted a treat or two to friends but hadn't received any. So her mom asked me to "boo" her. It was quite … Continue reading Kraft Glassine Treat Bag
Hello everyone, I had to think of something different to do for Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge this week since the theme is Anything But a Card. So I decided to put my new package of Sunny Studio Jolly Gingerbread stamps and dies to work. I was so excited to get this set. I just … Continue reading Shaker Fridge Magnet
Hello, When our granddaughter, Kassidy, was five years old, we gave her a floor lamp for Christmas to go in her bedroom. It's such a pretty lamp and it has been used in her room since then. So when the kids built a new house and Kassidy changed her room colors, I hated to see … Continue reading A Lamp Makeover
Hey, This is one of my favorite cakes I've made. I always make homemade buttercream icing. The secret to the goodness is using a ratio of 1:1 evaporated canned milk and water, instead of regular milk. Oh! And use REAL butter instead of margarine. Ah! And lest I forget, don't forget to add that pinch … Continue reading Cakes Are Creations Too
Hi Everybody, I am so pleased that you dropped by today to have a look. I wrote this blog for Strawberry Jude Stamps where I am a Design Member. Go to our fan club on Facebook and see what's going on in Strawberry Jude Stamps' Fan Club. There's activity there daily with our American-made quality detailed stamps, … Continue reading Sunday Sample: Using Planner Stamps in Different Ways
Hello Folks Who Like All Things Crafty, This week Simon Says Stamps is having a Monday Challenge entitled Contain Yourself. I thought of something that fits this category - a shadowbox! After our daughter hired a professional photographer to take pictures of her family, we enjoyed seeing the lovely colors and scenery in the photographs. I … Continue reading 12 x 12 Shadowbox