Monthly Archives: August 2011

Whimsical Swirly Happy Birthday

5-minute card! Go!  You’ll have time for other things, like baking a pie, calling your mom, or painting your nails a matching colour.  They call this one “jade jump.” Anyways, back to the card.. super easy!  Some cardstock, some designer … Continue reading

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3-Part Homemade Breakfast Parfait

I made things that I never thought I’d make!  Check out this breakfast parfait; I made all of it from scratch!  Okay, I’d made granola before, but wasn’t doing it on a regular basis.. more of a once-in-a-blue-moon basis.  And … Continue reading

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Just for Fun Lollipop

  Hi there, Yesterday I made a discovery.  I went home to visit my family, and we ended up making a trek out to a swimming hole somewhere in the middle of the boonies.  A few wrong turns and a … Continue reading

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Purple Pinwheel

I have a confession to make.  This obsession with pinwheels and marquises/banners just isn’t going away.  It’s good and stuck.  I thought maybe if I shared it around a bit, that’d help, but I’m pretty sure I’ll be dying to … Continue reading

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Newspaper Nails

My nails went and had a run-in with a Mandarin newspaper!  Pretty cool, right?  I like to think so.  I’ve seen this idea a few times, and then my friend Anya took the plunge and gave it a try.  It’s … Continue reading

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Happy Day Pinwheels

Hi there, thanks for hanging out with me!  Have I told you how much I love you recently?  Lots. Like ice cream. Like my favourite sorbet.  Like pinwheels and summer breeze and sunshine.  This card makes me think of endless … Continue reading

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Happiest Wishes

I can vividly remember my hate for lace.  It was a big hate; it was right up there with turnip and mean boys.  Don’t ask me why, as a child’s brain doesn’t make sense.  Maybe it reminded me of old, … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Crumble

I took pictures of this dessert as I was eating it.  It was one of those “wow, this is gooood! I just have to share” moments.  Cell phone camera to the rescue! This crumble is ridiculously easy to make, and … Continue reading

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Anniversary Flamingo Marquise

I have a confession to make… I’m not always on time for things.  I like to think I am. I try to be early even! But when I’m late, I’m often so late that the event’s passed me by.  OK, … Continue reading

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Browned Butter Huckleberry Muffins

Did you get any vacation time this summer? Or at least a weekend to relax a little bit?  I had 2 blissful weeks on the Sunshine Coast where I did next to nothing.  Can I please go back to that?  … Continue reading

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