Monthly Archives: March 2011

Gift Card Gift Bag

It’s a happy day here.  I’d been getting requests for gift cards, and I can now say I’ve got some for you!  I can sell you a gift card in any denomination, so if you’re looking for a gift for … Continue reading

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Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Baileys Ganache and Stout Buttercream

Make these.  You really need to, and then you can thank me.  But seriously, if you have some free time, give these a try because they are amazing.  The stout adds more intensity to the chocolate cupcake.  The Baileys adds … Continue reading

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Circle Background and a Cupcake

Pi Day.. (March 14th – 3.14)  Ok, I missed Pi Day.  I didn’t even bake a pie.  I’m thinking a nice brown sugary apple pie would have been delicious.  But I have a cupcake for you.   And circles.. Pi’s important … Continue reading

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Cupcake Liner Splurge

Willpower.. You have to actually want to not do something and then give in for it to be called a lack of willpower, right?  So if you really want something and want to give in.. then it’s like winning.  So … Continue reading

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Cupcake with a Cherry on Top

Isn’t this card cute?  I got the idea from another talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  I love the colours and the layers, and that strip of ribbon.. but most of all, I adore the little sparkly cherry on top. Don’t look … Continue reading

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Worldy Eggs

My head’s all upset at me for staying up later than should be considered human last night.  But hey, my husband must be some kind of a zombie, because he’s always got 2+ hours on my bedtime.  To counteract my … Continue reading

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Birthday Cupcakes

I’m avoiding going to the gym.  Can you tell?  Sometimes I yearn for extra hours curled up in bed, but then there’s the whole problem I have with regretting having “wasted” my day.  Maybe another hour of bed snuggles would … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Marmalade

I made marmalade!  I’ve been seeing recipes for it here and there, so I decided to give it a go.  I don’t even like the stuff, but it looked so pretty and appetizing on peoples’ blogs.  I couldn’t resist!  Since … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes

I’m excited to have some upcoming classes in the next month or so.  They’re full of card making fun.  The first is a cupcake themed card class.  Is it just me who’s in love with cupcakes?  I adore their beauty … Continue reading

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A Stack of Butterflies

Work, exercise, bed.. more exercise, and some cooking here and there.  That seems to be my life right now, but I somehow managed to squeeze in some stamping time.  I taught a class on the weekend for “all occasions cards” … Continue reading

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CAS Sweet Wishes Butterfly

Oy.. I really need to learn to use a camera.. and perhaps get a better one than my point-and-click version.  The sun was shining, but my poor camera couldn’t handle the bright white background.  Suggestions, anyone?  I just can’t capture … Continue reading

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A Box Full of Fun

Check out the goodies I got today!  Some Sale-a-bration items (that fun paper with stickers, and those stamps on the left).. Some goooorgeous fabric, a few punches, ribbon, ink, and glue.. ooh, and shimmery glittery paper.  Yay!  I’ve already made … Continue reading

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Chef Heidi Fink is a Genius

Seriously.  Someone give chef Heidi Fink another award, pronto.  My taste buds must have done a little dance when I made her recipe for Smoky Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette. Wow.  It involved tea.  One that smells just like you jumped into … Continue reading

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