For a housewarming/birthday gift, my friend Lina gave me some blooming tea. I understood the basic idea of it, but only recently had a chance to try it. So much fun! Here’s how it looks (close up below). It starts out as a ball and you just drop it in the hot water and let…Details
Do you know what this is? It is my husband reaffirming what I already knew: that he is the best husband ever. But seriously, it’s the Silhouette SD Craft Cutter. I posted before when I was entering a contest to try to win one of these. I entered a lot of contests. But I did…Details
What is Hannukah without Hannukah cookies? Tried out a new recipe for the cookie and the frosting. Both came out exquisite. I will be posting them at some point.
During the party, I wanted a bigger more present menorah than my little one. So I stopped by Cost Plus World Market and picked up these little votive holders. At Costco I found a set of 30 LED candles for $15 (including a whole extra set of batteries). So I put the ones with fake…Details
I couldn’t let Minnie be the only fashionable one at the party, so I had a matching apron. Don’t they look nice together?
Of course for this edition of Food Friday I was going to do latkes. What else on Hannukah? I used the recipe from my Jewish cookbook. This is the cookbook my mom has as well. It’s out of print now but she saw a copy at a garage sale and snatched it up for me.…Details
For each day of Hannukah I plan to have a different craft to show you. For this first day, I have a simple wreath. There’s actually one on each side of the door, but they’re identical. I chose this one because you can see the mezuzah which hubby and I got for our wedding. Its…Details
Wanted to share a couple other items I sewed for Thanksgiving. Above is a collar I made for Minnie. I used the same three fabrics you saw in the tablecloth and runner for everything, working with leftovers and scraps. Below is a skirt I made with leftover tablecloth fabric. And finally, since we already had…Details