Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Years Food Adventure

The Steam family has a tradition of cooking a time consuming ethnic food that we wouldn’t otherwise take the time to make. This year I had a really hard time deciding what I wanted to make. After much pondering I … Continue reading

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Star Tree Skirt – Quilting

There was only one tree skirt that still needed to be finished. MINE!!! There were two things I knew I wanted for the quilting on this one. Feathers!!!!! And LOTS of them. Feathers are my FAVORITE! A secondary design separate … Continue reading

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Black Forest Trifle

I don’t usually make fancy desserts. I usually spend my energy on the meal itself. And for dessert I’ll typically server a berry pie because I love them and they are easy. The one exception for fancy desserts is Christmas. … Continue reading

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Cranberry Fruit Dip

I have never been able to find a fruit dip that I like. That is until now! I found a recipe on Pinterest for Cranberry Fruit dip and I was intrigued. But when I looked at the ingredients I knew … Continue reading

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Snowmen and Dinosaurs Oh My! How to Host A Gingerbread House Party

This year’s gingerbread party was a small but very fun year. The kids are getting older and are much more interested in decorating their houses. It is so fun to see their personalities come out in what they create. The … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Table Runners

Boy this sure has been a busy quilty Christmas season! And I LOVE it! Do you remember the Holly Tree Skirt that I quilted for my cousin? Yep, I thought you did! Well, she also sent me two holly table … Continue reading

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Simple and Elegant Christmas Ornament

Every year I make a different homemade Christmas ornament. This year with everything going on I needed a SUPER easy and TOTALLY fast ornament, but still NICE looking. Enter – air dry clay! The first time I used air dry … Continue reading

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Paper Packages Tied up in String

This year I took the easy route and bought (gasp) teacher gifts instead of making them. I know, its the thought that counts. I just feel like I am cheating. But, Miss M and I spent part of the day … Continue reading

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Holly Tree Skirt

This summer one of my cousins was in town for a visit and she said she liked my star tree skirt so well she made her own. I was flattered. We chatted for quite a bit on different ideas of … Continue reading

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Triangle Tree Skirt – D.O.N.E!!!!!!

It is finally DONE!!!! M’s triangle tree skirt. Its hard to believe that this plain looking skirt. Turned into this….. I love how the glitter fabric makes it look like snow. Each of the 8 trees have a different quilting … Continue reading

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