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
Hello there, Have you done your spring cleaning? You may be ahead of me. It's time to pull things out from the wall, dust the light fixtures and vents, clean the windows and all the things I don't want to do. I'd rather play with my art supplies! This week Simon Says Stamp has the … Continue reading Time to Freshen Up!
CHALLENGE ENTERED Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Home Décor I'm stretching it, I suppose, but I consider this to Home Décor when it is used on top of the bed as a spread. <a href="http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/" rel="nofollow">www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/</a> Hello Busy Bees, Do you stay busy, like me?! I made this full-size bed quilt for my granddaughter, Kassidy, … Continue reading D.I.Y. FULL-SIZE BED QUILT