Cookies · Showcase · Tutorial

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

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

Recipe · Tutorial

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!

Crafts & Projects · Tutorial · Video

Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

Guys, I’m pooped. I spent the last several days doing this mod, and then video editing over the last two days. It’s long, but it’s complete: The Complete Steampunk Nerf Maverick Mod Tutorial. And not only is it complete, it’s excellent. I’m super excited with how the steampunk gun turned out, and I hope the… Continue reading Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

Cookies · Recipe · Showcase · Tutorial

No Eggs? No Problem! Decorating Cookies Without Royal Icing

I faced an interesting challenge recently. A friend wanted to order some cookies for her son’s birthday party, but there was one problem: he is allergic to eggs. There are several ways to replace eggs in cookies, but the royal icing was going to be a problem. Eggs only serve as a binder in most… Continue reading No Eggs? No Problem! Decorating Cookies Without Royal Icing