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Cream Cheese Mints & Orange-Ginger Sassies

Have you ever heard of or participated in a Cooking Club? If you haven’t, you should. Just get a group of friends willing to give it a go, set up a rotation, and once a month a club member gets to choose a set of recipes and assign them to group members, then everyone brings… Continue reading Cream Cheese Mints & Orange-Ginger Sassies

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Picnic Cookies: Watermelon & Lemonade Stand Tutorial

The weather Down South has been absurdly hot. Humid, sweaty, hovering in the mid-nineties, and simply atrocious. Just par for the course for summertime south of the Mason Dixon line. I think we all need some refreshment, don’t you? And what’s more refreshing than watermelon and lemonade? This week I’m going to show you the… Continue reading Picnic Cookies: Watermelon & Lemonade Stand Tutorial

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Picnic Cookies: Grass & Picnic Blanket Tutorial

Happy Independence Day! For those celebrating, you know that one of the most quintessential methods of celebrating today (after fireworks, of course) is sharing a picnic with loved ones. So I’m here a day early to show you how to make these sweet grass & picnic cookies. These were done for my husband’s aunt’s birthday… Continue reading Picnic Cookies: Grass & Picnic Blanket Tutorial

Art · Crafts & Projects · Tutorial · Video

Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

It has been a while since I did a video, and I was feeling the itch! This week it’s a short and sweet instructional on how to draw bubbles in water using Copic markers. If you want to practice along, I used: Copic markers: BG10, BG34, B00, B02, G12, and later BG70 Colorless Blender (any… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

Cookies · Tutorial

How To Make Dalek Cookies

I’m late this week, so we’ll dive right in, shall we? If you want to whip up edible versions of one of the Doctor’s toughest enemies, here’s how: 1) Invert a Frankenstein cookie cutter (this one is from Wilton, I believe, bought at Kroger last year). 2) Cut your cookies using the cutter, then use… Continue reading How To Make Dalek Cookies

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Tex Mess: A Think-Free Dinner!

Sometimes, when dinnertime rolls around, you want a quick dinner you don’t have to think about. You want to make dinner cheap and easy. Other than pasta (again) or pizza (let’s keep that down to one night a week, shall we?), what’s on the menu that you can whip up in a jiffy? Well, have… Continue reading Tex Mess: A Think-Free Dinner!

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More Magnificent Macarons

Last week was a huge success– both from the tasty cookie perspective and from the blog post success standpoint (Facebook says myΒ post regarding it was seen by over 650 people, which for me is huge– usually I’m somewhere around 150). So, that’s fun! I did a little troubleshooting and figured out why my macaron tops… Continue reading More Magnificent Macarons