crafts

greetings from the other side

Can you believe it is already May? I’m shocked. And relieved as well. April was a marathon of family events from simple visits to weddings and a funeral. Overall it was a good, albeit hectic, month. But now April is gone (whew) and May is here (woot!). And now with all this free time, I’ve [...]

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easy cupcake stand (aka 200 cupcakes, part 3)

So far we have baked and frosted 200 cupcakes while keeping our cool, stored them overnight and got them to the venue, and now we are going to show them off. Cupcakes can entice nearly anyone into their presence like the Sirens luring sailors to their doom. Without any special displays or fancy decorations. So [...]

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Holiday Planning (Part II) — The Crafts

I’m still in holiday planning mode. Trying to think of what to give to my friends and families. Last year, I made a decision to have a less materialistic Christmas and it was probably the best Christmas I can remember from an emotional well-being point of view. I made “relax and indulge” packets for my [...]

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Cookies and Christmas planning

Yesterday I made chocolate cut-out cookies and the boys helped me decorate. It was a bit of a messy endeavor but it was fun. And the cookies were delicious… like brownies. I plan to make these cookies again for Christmas. Speaking of Christmas, I have decided to once again make presents for my friends instead [...]

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